Thursday 13th May 2021

Thursday 13th May 2021

Late News 12/5, Penzance:12 Swift screaming over St John’s Hall this morning (J Evans)

Late News 12/5, Marazion: 10+ Sedge Warbler, 2 Mute Swans with 7 cygnet, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 10+ Stonechats including several juveniles, 10+ Swallows, 6 Linnet (C Taylor)

Late News 12/5, Truro: 2 Siskin in private garden (D Jenkins)

Recent news Undisclosed site:  1 recently fledged albino Starling, (per R Hooper)

Albino Starling, via Roger Hooper

Albino Starling, via Roger Hooper

Porth Reservoir: 12 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Truro: 2 Swifts over Malpas area, 1 Siskin,1 juv Starling in private garden (M Costa, D Jenkins)

Cape Cornwall:  14 Whimbrel intermittently present on the golf course between Priest’s Cove and Nanpean Barn for the last two days. (A Twells)

Loe Bar: Great Northern Diver. (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Marsh Harrier, Whimbrel, 6 Sedge warbler, 2 House Martin, 2 Raven, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, Sand Martin, Swallow, Stonechat. (D Flumm, I Grant, F Were)

Loe Pool: 26 Reed Warbler, 6 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, c15 Blackcap, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 19 Swifts, 3 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin, 40+ Swallows, 3 Coot plus 3 large downy young, 6 Mallard plus 6 ducklings and another brood of 9 ducklings reported.. Also a shoal of 80+ Roach in shallows, presumably spawning. (G Adams)

Nanpean: 13 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, Green Woodpecker, Cuckoo. (B & L Bosisto)

Foxhole: Ring-necked Duck, drake flew over private garden, noc mig recording of 177 Whimbrel , 24 Dunlin, female Cuckoo, Little Grebe & Moorhen flight calls. (B Bosisto)

Walmsley: 1 Osprey, c200 mixed hirundines, 3 Gadwall, 2 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, Mute swan pair with 5 cygnets, 1 Reed warbler, 3 Sedge warblers.

Osprey, Adrian Langdon

Osprey, Adrian Langdon

Mute Swan with cygnets, Adrian Langdon

Chaple Amble: c12+ Swift, 7+ House Martin. (R Maye)

Devoran: 1 Osprey, ~20 Whimbrel flying through, 4 Shelduck, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Oystercatchers (J Carr, T Johnson, W Bowden-Rennick, J Yorke)

Davidstow: Curlew Sandpiper early morning, (Birdguides)

Poldhu Valley: Reed Warbler, multiple Sedge Warblers, male Reed Bunting, Buzzard flying over. (S Ford)

Croft Pascoe:  Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tits, Cuckoo in flight crossing the road. (S Ford)

Reed Warbler, Steve Ford

Reed Bunting, Steve Ford

Willow Warbler, Steve Ford