Sunday 1st May 2022

Sunday 1st May 2022

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Red-rumped Swallow initially over Longrock Pool 16:40, then relocated over main marsh this evening, where appeared to go to roost with c200 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin. (S Rogers et al) Also, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still, 1 Wheatear, 8 Sand Martin. (R Veal) Also, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling and 1 Ringed Plover on the beach; 4 Great Northern Diver offshore. (J Overfield, R Veal) In addition, 1 Snipe flushed by a dog and 1+ Reed Warbler. (S Cox)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Common Nightingale in hedge opposite Sun Haven holiday park late afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Pendeen: 1 Great Northern Diver. (P Combridge)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper. (T Twiggs)

Hayle Estuary: Osprey, Little Ringed Plover, Cattle Egret, 2 Ringed Plover, 12 Whimbrel, 10 Dunlin and 6 Bar-tailed Godwits viewed from Road Bridge this morning. (G Lawlor)

St Ives: Barnoon Cemetery: Steady passage of Swallow and House Martin this afternoon (J Evans)

Prussia Cove to Trevean: 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1m Kestral, 1 Buzzard in fight with prey [small rabbit?], 5 Fulmar, 6 Rook, 2 Rock Pipit, 11 Linnet, 12 Swallow. (P K Bray)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Canada Goose chicks, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Swallow, 1 Mistle Thrush, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Finch, 1 Male Bullfinch, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Jay, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Dunnock, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Pheasant. (S Hinkley) In addition, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Sedge Warbler. (R Griffiths)

Truro, Cricket Ground: 2 Whimbrel. (M Costa)

Par Beach: 3 Whimbrel, 3 Swallow over dunes. (R Hampshire)

Walmsley Reserve: Hundreds of Swallows & Sand Martin, 3 House Martin. 1Ruff in full summer (black) plumage, 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Buzzard, 2 Roe Deer. (S Lilley)

Maer Lake, Bude: 36 Dunlin, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 1 Ringed Plover. (A Roberts)

Downderry: 20 Great Northern Diver, 3 Whimbrel and 3 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Late submission, 30/04, Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Swallow, Willow Warbler singing, 4 Chiffchaff, 3Bullfinch, (B Toms)


Red-rumped Swallow, Marazion Marsh – Reuben Veal
Reed Warbler, Marazion Marsh – Steve Cox
Reed Warbler, Marazion Marsh – Steve Cox
Whitethroat, Stithians – Regina Griffiths
Willow Warbler, Stithians – Regina Griffiths
Sedge Warbler, Stithians – Regina Griffiths
Late photo submission, 30/04, Glaucous Gull, Trevorian – Mike Coleman