Tuesday 5th May 2015

Late news 3/5 West Cornwall Golf Course: 40+ Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear plus steady flow of hirundines west. (S Turner)

Late news 4/5 Gerrans Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Bryant)

Late news 4/5 Rumps Point: 2 Whimbrel, 5 Guillemot, 2 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat and small flock of Linnets. (A Wagstaff)

Cot Valley: 1 Nightingale. (T McGowan)

Mount’s Bay: 44 Manx Shearwater, 18 Fulmar, 35 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake, 3 ad Pomarine Skua and 2 Bonxie past between 14:30 and 18:30. (P Fraser) Also 3 Great Northern Diver off Long Rock, 3 Bonxie off Penzance and 2 Great Northern Diver at Sandy Cove.

Mullion Cove: 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch and 3 Swallow. (J Allely)

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-throated Diver, c60 Fulmar, c265 Manx Shearwater, c110 Gannet, 5 Kittiwake, c155 auk sp (mostly Guillemot) and 4 Puffin between 07:30 & 10:00. (DK Parker) Also 1 Turtle Dove.

Polgigga: 2s Yellow-legged Gull on the cricket pitch. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Mallard, 1 Teal, 6 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 4 Moorhen, c50 Sand Martin, c20 Swallow, 2 House Martin and 1 Cettiā€™s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Drake Mandarin again. (M Ahmad)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 drake Garganey and 1 Little Ringed Plover. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull on Ryan’s Field.


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