Monday 1st May 2017

Monday 1st May 2017

Late news, 30/4, Feock: 1 Swift over. (K Hambly-Staite)

Late news, 30/4, The Lizard: 1 Hoopoe in private garden at Trevergy Farm.

Late news, 30/4, St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 1 m Ring Ouzel.

Pendower Beach: 20+ Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 3 Gannet, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1pr Shelduck. (J Driver)

Dunlin, James Driver

Rame Head: 2 Pomarine Skua, 30 Fulmar, 80 Gannet plus 1 Great Northern Diver west 06.30 – 08.00. (A C Robinson)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: c50 Whimbrel. (M Garland)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1w Spoonbill, 5 (1 sum plum) Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 sum plum Little Egret. (R Veal)

Downderry: on the beach this morning 61 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 9 Dunlin. (A Payne)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 2 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 3 Mallard plus 2 well grown young, 1 m Garganey, 3 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 5 Grey Heron, c20 Swallow, c5 Sand Martin, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed and Sedge Warbler. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Marazion: 76 Whimbrel, 48 Turnstone, 6 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Sanderling on the beach and 1 1s Mediterranean Gull offshore. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only): c50 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin, c15 House Martin and 4 Swift. (P St Pierre)

Towan Head: 1 (dark phase) Arctic Skua. (S Rowe)

St Merryn: 1 pair of Blue Tit busy nest building in nest box. (R Hughes)

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