Friday 11th May 2018

Friday 11th May 2018

Late news, 8/5, Marazion Beach: Colour-ringed Whimbrel was trapped as an adult on a nest on 10/07/2017 at Launfit, Fljótshlíð, S-Iceland. (per Tómas Grétar Gunnarsson)

Late news, 10/5, Long Rock Pool: An Otter swam across the pool at 08:00. (R Butts)

Porth Reservoir: 2cy Ring-billed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Coot, 6 Great Crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 3 Yellowhammer over the A39 at St Jidgey this morning. (S Grose)

Torpoint, Marine Drive: 11 Turnstone, 4 Dunlin, 3 Whimbrel, Ringed Plover. (T Elm)

Porthgwarra: Manx Shearwaters passing at c1250 per hour between 08:00 & 10:00. Also 8 Great Northern Diver, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Great Skua, 19 Kittiwake, 3 Roseate Tern and 7 Puffin, plus Fulmar, Gannet, Shag and Guillemot not counted. (DK Parker)

Lizard Point: 19:50-20:50, >1000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua and 2 Puffin. (C Urquhart)

Mousehole: 2 dark phase Arctic Skua and 3 Sandwich Tern south plus 6 Whimbrel on the rocks. (MJ Spicer)

Tresillian: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel. (M Jones)

Sancreed: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Zelah: 1 Hobby. (D Flumm)

Downderry: seawatch 06:15-07:55 included 76 Manx Shearwater east and 13 west, 2 Great Northern Diver and 4 Common Scoter all west, 14 Kittiwake west and 4 east, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Pomarine Skua west and 3 east, 1 Arctic Skua west and 2 Puffin east. (A Payne)

Truro River, near Boscawen Park: 10 Black-tailed Godwit. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Swift, 5 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 pairs of Canada Goose each with newly hatched gosling, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Oystercatcher. (J Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 7 newly hatched cygnets, 6 Canada Geese, 7 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, c30 Swift, c50 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin and c10 Swallow. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 6 Oystercatcher, 5 Whimbrel and 10 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

Lanner: c25 Goldfinch. (R Hampshire)

St Germans: 2 Poplar Hawk-moths hatched (1m + 1fm). (A Blonden)