Wednesday 8th May 2019

Late news 7/5, St Ives: 6+ Linnet, with one Goldfinch amongst the flock again, in Barnoon cemetery. (K Money)

Late news, 7/5, Stepper Point: 2 Corn Bunting, 3 Swift, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Kestrel. (D Trevelyan)

Mousehole: 850 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua between 12:30 & 14:30 with a Storm Petrel lingering for last hour. (M Elliott)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 1st summer Mediterranean Gull, 1 Wigeon, 108 Dunlin, 14 Common Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover this morning. (B Bosisto) Temminks Stint still this evening. Also present 1 Little Ringed Plover, 109 Dunlin, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 22 Curlew, 1 drake Wigeon, c10 Swift, c60 House Martin, c50 Sand Martin, c30 Swallow. (P Roseveare)

Porthgwarra (0645-1030): 4 Puffin, 2 Great Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern, c4500 Manx Shearwater, 3 Whimbrel, 2 Great Northern Diver. (B Mellow, R Veal) Spotted Flycatcher’s at Polgigga & Raftra this evening. (M Wallace)

Marazion Beach: 2 Whimbrel, 10 Turnstone, 11 Ringed Plover, 27 Dunlin & 14 Sanderling in mixed plumage. (J Hawkey)

Rumps and Pentire: 2 Pheasant, 3 Fulmar, 7 Gannet, 1 Cormorant, 3 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 6 Whimbrel, 9 Kittiwake, 45 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Puffin, 2 Guillemot, 12 Razorbill, 5 Wood Pigeon, 3 Skylark, 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 PiedWwagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler , 7 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 15 Carrion Crow, 8 House Sparrow, 3 Goldfinch, 6 Linnet, 1 Grey Seal. (M Scawen et al.).

Truro: 1 f Siskin on nyjer feeder, in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Botallack: singing male Wheatear. (S Williams)

St Austell sewage works: Feeding frenzy of c200+ Hirundine (mainly House Martin, some Swallow). (M Jones)

Tywardreath: 3 Bullfinch (2m, 1f), 4 Goldfinch (3 adult, 1 young), 3 Dunnock (inc 2 wing wavers), 1 Bank Vole, all in private garden. (R. Barlow)

St Columb Road: 5 Swifts. (B Tregunna)

Talskiddy: 1 Curlew, 1 Little Grebe, Mallard with one duckling, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 40 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 48 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

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