Wednesday 1st May 2019

Late news, 29/4, Maer Lake: 8 Common Sandpiper. (S Border)

Kenidjack: Hoopoe in private fields, please keep to public rights of way. (S Williams)

Windmill Farm: 5 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1m Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 1f Adder. (G Adams)

Sennen: Bittern sp flushed from Brew pool, also 50+ Swallows, 8 House Martins, 5 Sand Martins, 2 Whitethroat. (C Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis & 1 Swift. (B Mellow) Glossy Ibis flew towards the Mount at c19:35, 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, Cuckoo, 4 Teal, c20 Sand Martin c10 Swallow. (DK Parker, S & P Rogers)

Marazion: 14 Whimbrel, 1 Common Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern, 6 Great Northern Diver and 5 Eider. (B Mellow) Flocks of 19,18,35 & 14 Whimbrel this evening. (S & P Rogers)

Porthgwarra: 15+ Whitethroat, 20+ Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (heard only) 3+ Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Redpoll & 1 Jay. Also 2 Yellow Wagtail and c10 White Wagtail in field before Raftra Farm. (DK Parker) Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Dunlin at Raftra Pool. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Common Sandpiper, 14 Curlew over high calling, 1 Wigeon, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 4 Cormorant. (DK Parker)

Rumps and Pentire: 1 Mallard, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 6 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 6 Oystercatcher, 9 Whimbrel, 40 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Puffin, 25 Guillemot, 15 Razorbill, 11 Wood Pigeon, 1 Short-eared Owl, 7 Skylark, 30 Swallow, 4 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, 5 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 6 Stonechat, 4 Blackbird, 4 Wheatear, 9 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 8 Rook, 7 Carrion Crow, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch, 11 Linnet, 1 Grey Seal, 6 Rabbit, 3 Small White, 1 Orange Tip, 2 Small Copper, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Peacock. (M Scawen et al.).

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 1 sum plum Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1f Wheatear, 9 Whimbrel. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 5 Swift. (R Veal)

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 1 Spoonbill, 50+ Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Wigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Fox. (J Green)

Porth Joke: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Swift, 120 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin. (S Rowe)

Penzance: 1 Whimbrel seen from  Promenade, on rocks at low tide. (D Jenkins)

Newlyn: 1s Yellow-legged Gull & adult Common Sandpiper. (M Elliott)

Mount’s Bay: 8 Risso’s Dolphin c1.5miles off Penlee. (M Elliott)

Downderry: Early this morning 10 Whimbrel on the beach and 4 Great Northern Divers on the sea. (A Payne)

Falmouth: 2 Swifts over the town this evening (T Phelps)

Coverack: 1 Swift (D Beadle)

Porthcothan Beach: 1 Common Sandpiper. ( L Payne )

Gluvian: Pair Canada Geese with 8 young. ( L Payne )

Maer Lake: 11 Whimbrel and 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Border)

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