Wednesday 5th May 2021

Late news, 4/5, Walmsley: Blue-winged Teal. (D Sharp)

Blue-winged Teal, Deena Sharp

Blue-winged Teal, Deena Sharp

Blue-winged Teal, Deena Sharp

Walmsley: female Blue-winged Teal still present, often in company with male Shoveler, 1 ‘channel-type’ Yellow Wagtail, 2 Gadwall, 10 Shelduck, c12 Teal, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, c100 Swallow, c30 Sand Martin, 4 Swift, 1 Little Grebe. (A Langdon, S Rowe, T Carson)

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull. (L Proctor)

Gerrans Bay, Roseland: 6 Black-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3.00pm. (D Hall)

Gweek River (opposite Seal Sanctuary): 21 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

Croft Pascoe: 1 pair Crossbill, 3 Siskin, 4 Swift, 1 Cuckoo. (J St Ledger)

Crossbill, John St Ledger

Penryn: 2 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch,1 Greenfinch in garden. (W Bowden, T Johnson, P Oldcorn)

Sancreed: 7 Swift. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 11 Swift, 30 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 15 Sand Martin, 7 Whimbrel, 2 Reed Warbler, 24 Canada Geese including two broods of 2 & 3 goslings. (D Flumm)

House Martin, Dave Flumm

Sand Martin, Dave Flumm

Boscundle Woods: 1 m Siskin feeding juvenile. (I Stewart)

Playing Place: 9 Buzzards in flight, 50 Herring Gulls in flight, 4 male Pheasants (1 dark phase). (T.Hall.)

Ventongimps Moor: 1 Swift (C+J Keast)

Goonhilly Downs: 4 Swift, 1 Buzzard, 8 Goldfinch, 2 Linnet, 3 Skylark, 1 Blackbird, 1 Willow Warbler, numerous Stonechat. (H Norton)

Willow Warbler, Helen Norton

Bude: 2 Sparrowhawk circling over rugby pitch. (R Maye)

Chapel Amble: 3 Swift, 9 House Martin, 3 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

St Kew Highway: 1 Red Kite, 7 Buzzard. (S Grose)

New Polzeath: 7 Puffin (distantly picked up from Com Head), 1 Sparrowhawk at altitude. (S Grose)

Polwheveral Creek: 1 Whimbrel. (D Collins)

Constantine: 1 Dipper near Sewage Treatment works. (D Collins)

Siblyback: 8 Song Thrush, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Wren, 4 Great Tit, 10 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 4 Willow Warbler, female Blackcap, Chiffchaff (large number heard). (R Napp)

Chiffchaff, Rick Napp

West Looe to Talland: 2 Swallow, 8 Goldfinch, Robin, Blue tit, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Linnet, 5 Whitethroat (3 only heard), 4 Stonechat, 5 Chiffchaff, Chaffinch(m, f), 12+ Dunnock, 6 Cormorant, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, Herring gull, Carrion crow, Jackdaw, 1 Common Buzzard,1 Pied Wagtail. (T. Wilkinson)

Linnet, Trevor Wilkinson

The Rumps and Pentire: 4 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 4 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 40 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Puffin, 40+ Guillemot, 15 Razorbill, 4 Woodpigeon, 5 Skylark, 25 Swallow, 8 Rock pipit, 4 Stonechat, 1 Song thrush, 4 Blackbird, 4 Wheatear, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Jackdaw, 6 Carrion crow, 18 Goldfinch, 2 Grey Seal (M Scawen et al)

Downderry: 8 Whimbrel, a Curlew, a Reed Warbler and 9 Swallows along the coast early morning. (A Payne)