Wednesday 12th May 2021

Late news, 12/5, Croft Pascoe: 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Woodpecker and 100+ Rooks. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull still. (C Coombes)

Kenidjack Valley: Woodchat Shrike in fields on north side of valley, approximately SW 362 326 also present yesterday. This is the same area where one was present on 1st – 2nd of May and could be the same bird, which would make it quite a long stayer. (P Clarke)

Skewjack: Hooded Crow. (M Broadbent)

Hooded Crow, Matthew Broadbent

Marazion Marsh RSPB: fem-type Marsh Harrier. (P Walsh, J Eaton, S Cox et al) Also male Blue-headed Wagtail. (J Overfield, R Veal) Also 25 Swallow. 21 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin on the Beach and 1 Common Scoter offshore. (P Fraser) Also 5 White Wagtail, 6 Swift this evening. (P St Pierre)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper (moulting into summer plumage), 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Cuckoo, 8+ Wheatear. (J St Ledger, S Rogers)

Curlew Sandpiper, Steve Rogers

Curlew Sandpiper, Adrian Davey

Curlew Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

Crowdy Reservoir Wood: 1 Pied Flycatcher,  1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Garden Warbler, also Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers and Goldcrests. (G Gentry)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 15 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 1 Redshank, 8 Swallow 6 Reed Warbler, 5 Greenfinch, 6 Linnet, 2 Grey Heron, 12 Canada Goose, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Black-headed gull, 8 Goldfinch, 1 Buzzard. (I Grant, F Were)

Hayle: 50 Ringed Plover, 40 Dunlin, Whimbrel, 2 Grey Plover, Mediterranean Gull, (M Broadbent)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: juv Glaucous Gull. (C Coombes). Also 23 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull (M Broadbent)

Demelza and Kernick (St Wenn parish), between: 1 Cuckoo calling (A.J. Bennallick)

St Clements: 5 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew, 4 Little Egret, 6 Shelduck and a Kingfisher. (T Wilson)

Pendower: 2 Black-throated Diver, 27 Great Northern Diver, 7 Whimbrel. (D Widerscope)

Porthgwarra (seawatch 06:30-08:30): c150 Manx Shearwater, 25 Fulmar, 2 Arctic Skua, Great Skua, 60 Swallow. Also 2 Harbour Porpoise. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Gwithian: 4 Shelduck, 30+ Swallow, 60+ Sand Martin, 4 Swift, 1 House Martin, 12 Tufted Duck, 6 Little Grebe, 6 Coot, 1 Mute Swan, 8 Pied Wagtail at St Gothian Sands NR this morning (P Freestone)

Connor Downs: 2 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, Swift, Swallow, Sedge Warbler and first fledgling Robin from private garden this morning (P Freestone)

Copperhouse: 2 Whimbrel, 2 House Martin, 8+ Swifts (P Freestone). Also two pairs of Shelduck, one with 10 chicks. (V Skilton)

Millbrook: c120 Swallow, 10 House Martin and 1 Swift over the lake at 8pm. Also Grey Heron predated a juv Moorhen, and a Cormorant caught an Eel. (M Jordan)

Porthleven: 9 Whimbrel. (P Day)

Mawgan in Meneage: 50+ Swifts very high up and calling over The Old Withy Garden Nursery (S. Chandler)

Methleigh Bottoms Park: male Blackcap, pr Goldfinch and 2 fledgelings. (P Day)

Crowlas: pr Long-tailed Tit feeding 4+ juvs which fledged on Saturday (8th). (R Veal)

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