Friday 17th May 2019

Friday 17th May 2019

Late news, 16/5, Looe Island : 7 Eider (C Lewis)

Eider, Claire Lewis

Late photo, 16/5, Porth Joke: Dunlin. (B Bosisto)

Dunlin, Bob Bosisto

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Garden Warbler. (S. Rogers). Also 1 Glossy Ibis again.

Polgigga: 1 Woodchat still in field on left with 2 horses at end of Bosisto Lane immediately before farmhouse, and 3 Red Kite, 2 Hobby, 130+ House Martin all over, 2 Gadwall. (R Veal, B Mellow et al)

Woodchat, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: 2 Turtle Dove (Ardensawah farm), 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 16 Whitethroat, 1 Greenshank, 70+ Swallow, 3 Sandwich Tern. (R Veal, B Mellow, L Proctor, M Wallace)

Turtle Doves, John St Ledger

Turtle Dove, John St Ledger

Marazion beach: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin. (S. Rogers)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 160+ Dunlin, 3 Grey Plover (sum plum), 4 Whimbrel, 9am. (S Turner)

Kenidjack: 2+ Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Sedge Warbler and several Willow Warblers. (J Swann)

Nanjizal: 1 Greenshank, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Nightjar ( Ringed ), 1 Woodchat Shrike ( still in horse field opposite Nanjizal Farmhouse viewed from Bosistow Lane). (K Wilson, J Ryan, B Bosisto)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Cuckoo. (R Veal, B Mellow)

Bartinney Downs: 3 Cuckoo, 2 Swift. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: 2 Turtle Dove, 2 Whinchat, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Cuckoo, 2 Great Northern Diver. ( M Pass )

Chapel Carn Brea: 1 Red Kite over at 1230.

Newquay, Towan Beach: 4 Dunlin. ( J Green) Towan Head: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Turnstone, 3 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe) Gannel Estuary: 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe) Also 1 Common Sandpiper still, and 1 Barn Owl over Trevemper roundabout at dusk. (S Grose)

Downderry: 6 Great Northern Diver (4 on the sea and 2 flying west) early this morning. (A Payne)

Urban Gull Survey, Penzance South SW4629, (1sq km): 46 active Herring Gull nests. (T Mills)