Saturday 4th May 2024

Saturday 4th May 2024

Gwithian: Common Crane. (S. Rogers) 1 Redshank, 2 Little Egret. (T Wilson) 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, Egyptian Goose in ploughed field with Canada Geese behind cattle.(S Grose)

Sennen: Common Quail reported at Marias Lane. (Birdguides)

Marazion Marsh: m. Garganey. (S. Rogers, R. Loader) 1 Sedge Warbler. (K White)

Marazion beach: 1 sp Great Northern Diver, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Whimbrel. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary (RSPB): 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 5 Dunlin and 5 Ringed Plover. (T Wilson)

Newlyn: 1 Turnstone,1 Rock Pipit, 21 Great Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Kenidjack: 5 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler. 4 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Heron, 3 Orange Tip, 1 Peacock, 2 Adder. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Polgigga: 3 Grasshopper Warbler reeling. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 2 Redpoll flew over, possibly landed near Gwennap Head; 6 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 10 Wheatear, 1 Ringed Plover over, drk Wigeon (chasing a female Gadwall), 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Sand Martin, c100 Swallow, 12 Whitethroat. (R Veal)

Chapel Carn Brea: ad Black-headed Gull, White Wagtail in ploughed field. (R Veal)

Nanjizal: singing Stock Dove, c100 Sand Martin, c10 House Martin, c30 Swallow. (R Veal) Common Sandpiper. (K Wilson)

Stithians Res: 3 Cuckoo ( 2 males, 1 female ), 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Canada Geese with 5 new goslings. Bullfinch, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff all nesting. (D Eva)

Falmouth, Swanpool to Rosemullion: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 8 Whitethroat, 9 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 22 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Great Northern Diver. (M Broadbent)

Falmouth 2 Starling. (T Chambers.)

Kennack Sands: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Dunlin. (M Broadbent)

Gunwalloe: 1 m Kestrel,  2 Reed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat. Numbers of Sand Martin and Swallow. (J St Ledger)

Dodman Point: c50 Gannet – in 3 groups, flying west at 12:00. (I & C Sowerby)

Penare: 10 Skylark, 8 Swallow. (I & C Sowerby)

Sharp Tor to back of Cheesering Quarry: 7 Common Redstarts (5M, 2F), 1 Cuckoo (M), 2 Green Woodpeckers, 4 Wheatears (2pairs), 3 Willow Warblers. (K Dalziel)

Halvanna: 2 Common Redstart, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Tree Pipit , Coal Tits, Chaffinch. (A Tomkins)  (NE corner): 1 Cuckoo (M), 1 Mistle Thrush. (K Dalziel)

St Eval Airfield: 2 Yellowhammer, 7 Wheatear, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat. (B Bosisto)

Late news, 3/5, Rosewall: 1 Cuckoo in valley to West, c10 House Martin. (R Veal)

Late news, 3/5, Trewey: 1 Cuckoo. (R Veal)

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Grasshopper Warbler – Andy Tomkins
Sedge Warbler – Kathy White
Common Crane – Tony Wilson
Cuckoo – Roger Bunt
Swallow – Cheryl & Ian Sowerby
Common Crane – Nigel Rogers
Common Redstart – Kate Dalziel