Tuesday 4th May 2021

Late news, 02/05/21, Veryan, Kiberick Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Furley)

Late news, 02/05/21, Basset’s Cove: 100+ swallows in cultivated field, Taking off, circling and re-landing as if getting bearings. (G Rogers)

Late news, 03/05/21, Sennen: 3 Common Scoter, 100 Fulmar, 500 Manx Shearwater, 30 Whimbrel in four or five separate flocks, all departing NE over Vallandraeth. (J Mahon)

Newquay, Towan Head: 2 Storm Petrel, 2 Arctic Skua. (S Rowe)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still on the beach in Newlyn harbour this afternoon. (L Proctor)

West Looe river: 9 Mallard, 7 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, Herring gull, 5 Canada geese, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Shelduck, Blue tit, 4 Robin, 6 Pheasant, Magpie, Green woodpecker (only heard), Wren (only heard), Blackbird, Chaffinch, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Orange Tip and 1 Red Admiral. (T Wilkinson)

Lizard, Poltesco: White, Grey, and Pied Wagtail, Heron, 2 Common Sandpiper and 3 Swifts. (A Witheywood)

Common Sandpiper – A Witheywood

St Ives: Great Skua, 400+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, lots of Kittiwakes, Gannets and Fulmars. (M Broadbent)

Marazion: Little Ringed Plover, Swift, 40 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Reed Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (M Broadbent)

Tresillian – St Clement: 3 Little Egret, 9 Whimbrel, 4 Swift, 15 House Martin, Siskin. (D Flumm)

Little Petherick: 1 Swift flying north towards Camel Estuary. (M Ellis)

Rame Church to Penlee Point: 24 Common Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Swallow, 1 Goldcrest. (R Smaldon)

Wadebridge: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Chaffinch. (C Hooper)

Marazion Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver sum plum offshore. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: 42 Canada Goose – Farmer topping usual field by Cheshire homes, 2 Common Swift, 2 Sand Martin. (P Fraser)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 5 Whimbrel. (P Fraser)

Downderry: before 0755, 20 Great Northern Divers of which 18 moving west. Also noted a Common Scoter, 12 Whimbrel, 9 Manx Shearwaters and 3 Sandwich Terns. (A Payne)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Little Grebe, 9 Great Crested Grebe (3 occupied nests), 1 Kingfisher, 3 Coot, 2 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Watergate Bay: 2 singing Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Park Head, Pentire Farm: 4 Corn Bunting, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

College Reservoir: 1 Swift, 10 House Martin, 30 Swallow. (C Benton)

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