Friday 4th May 2018

Friday 4th May 2018

Mousehole: Distant sighting of an orange-billed tern, possibly Elegant or Lesser Crested Tern. (M Elliot)

Chapel Porth: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff again. (J Chapman)

Newlyn harbour: 1 Glaucous Gull again. (P Cashmore)

Mermaid II Penzance Pelagic: 2 juv Iceland Gull – one on St Clements Isle and one at Tater Dhu. Also 1m Eider, 1m Common Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 5+ Great Northern Diver, 7 Sandwich Tern, 3 Great Skua, 4 Puffin and 1 Whimbrel. (M Elliott, MJ Spicer)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull (P. Bedford)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Porthgwarra: 1 Pomarine Skua past.

Lizard Point:Arctic Skua, 7 Great Skua, 1 Garganey, 1 Great Northern Diver, 156 Puffin,1 Tree Pipit, 3 Storm Petrel, 45 Arctic Tern, also 10+ Risso’s Dophin, 50+ Common Dolphin. (T Blunden)

Par pond: 1 m Garganey. (I Stewart)

Caradon Hill: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Common Redstart, 3 Wheatear, c15 Skylark, 4 Pied Wagtail, c15 Meadow Pipit,  2 Siskin, 3 Yellowhammer, 4 Raven, 6 Stock Dove, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard. (L Sampson)

Looe, Hannafore: 3 Sandwich Tern, 3 Whimbrel, 16 House Martin. (P Sharp) Plus 3 summer-plumaged Great Northern Dive.

The Rumps: 3 Puffin. (R&R Nicholls)

St Martin: 2 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Mistle Thrush. (P Sharp)

St.Austell: f Canada Goose and her goslings. ( C Hooper)

Canada Goose with goslings, Chris Hooper

Canada Goose goslings, Chris Hooper

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 pr Wheatear, 1 pr Reed Bunting, 18 Tufted Duck, Shelduck, 1 Buzzard over and 1 Little Grebe calling. (N Wills)

Penryn, Enys House: 2 Red-legged Partridge. (T Mills)