Monday 10th May 2021

Late News, 09/05, Trevose: 20+ Skylark, 7 Oystercatcher. (C Taylor)

Late News, 09/05, Camel Estuary: 7 Whimbrel, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 12 Black Headed Gull, 2 Shelduck, 4 Oystercatcher. (C Taylor)

Walmsley: female Blue-winged Teal still present. Please remember that all of the hides remain closed until current Covid-19 restrictions change. This applies to both members and none members and will change as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. As a precaution additional barriers have been added to both Walmsley hides today.

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on airfield with 5 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin and a Sanderling. (J Turner)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Pete Roseveare

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Pete Roseveare

Lizard: Yellowhammer, Balearic Shearwater (M Broadbent) Also, 1 Sooty Shearwater west at 8.30 and a summer plumage Great Northern Diver. (D Collins)

Traboe Cross, Goonhilly: 1 Willow Warbler. (S Chandler)

Penrose, Helston: Goldcrest and Long-tailed Tit. (A Witheywood)

Porthgwarra: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, c200 Swallow. Also Blue Tit nest with recently hatched chicks. (R Veal) Also, 1 Great Northern Diver. (N Rogers)

Pendeen: 1 Great Northern Diver. (P Combridge)

Drift Reservoir: drk Greater Scaup in NW arm, c20 Swift. (R Veal, D Flumm)

Greater Scaup – Reuben Veal

Greater Scaup – Dave Flumm

Greater Scaup – Dave Flumm

St Austell Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver, 24 Whimbrel. (B Bosisto)Truro: 1 Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Par Beach: pair Mute Swan with 8 cygnets. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: singing male Lesser Whitethroat. (B Bosisto)

Camel Trail, Quineaport /Polbrock: 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 12 Goldcrest, 8 Shelduck, 8+ Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 pr nesting Mute Swan, 2 Siskin, 3 m Blackcap, 2prs of Grey Wagtail, 7 Song Thrush, 2 Marsh Tit. (S Grose)

Rock: 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 pr Coal Tit (5 juv in nest within a drystone wall) from a private garden. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: Our first House Martin of the year, flying over the garden with 5 Swifts. (C&J Duffy)

Maer Lake: 1 Whimbrel and many hirundines. (J Turner)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, lots of hirundines including a few Swifts. (J Turner)

Downderry (06.00-09.00): 22 Great Northern Diver, 24 Kittiwake, 7 Fulmar, 91 Manx Shearwater, 1 Common Gull, 2 Common Scoter, 107 Gannet, 93 Auks, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Whimbrel & 3 Swallow. (A Payne) Also, 210 Manx Shearwater, 143 Gannet, 128 Auks & 1 Swift ( P Kemp)

Landrake: 5 Great Northern Diver over heading west this morning. (P Aley)

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