Sunday 5th May 2024

Sunday 5th May 2024

Windmill Farm: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo, 5 Common Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, Skylarks and Meadow Pipits, 1 Fox. (A Tomkins, D Rundle)
Pendeen: 1 Redwing, 1 Redpoll. (P Combridge)

Marazion7 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Rock Pipit. (R Hamilton-Ahearne) drake Garganey still. (G Lawlor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Common Sandpiper. 1 Greenshank on Copperhouse Creek. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Canada Goose on field, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Grasshopper Warbler heard reeling. (S Ford)

Devoran Quay: 1 Grey Plover, 3 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Black-headed Gull. (T Wilson)

Tresillian: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Reed Warbler. (D Eva)

Fistral and Towan Head: c20 House Sparrow, 15 Starling, c60 Herring Gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 Carrion Crow, 4 Skylark, 10 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie, 1 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Wren, 6 Whimbrel, 22 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 2 Ringed Plover, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Garganey (m) off rocks below Headland Hotel, 2 Fulmar, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Shag, 2 Swallow, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Dunnock, 1 Stonechat, 1 probable Green Sandpiper,1 Grey Seal, 1 Holly Blue. (G Horsley)

East Pentire, Newquay: 7-8.30 am, 1,000+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Kittiwake, 8 Whimbrel, 4 Swallow, 1 Little Egret, 2 Whitethroat. (D Grose)

Par beach12 Eider (males fighting and displaying to females), 1 Kestrel, 3 Rock Pipit. (G Williams)

Spit Beach19 Whimbrel, 2 Turnstone, 6 Sandwich Tern. (G Williams) In addition, c.15 Whimbrel, 8 Turnstone, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider. (R Hampshire)

Penryn River: 1 Common Sandpiper. (K Gray)

Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS2 male Garganey, 1 Great Egret, 1 Knot. (P Davies)

Chapel Amble: 2 (pr) Yellow Wagtail, c35 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Veal)

Loveny, Colliford Lake: 1 Buzzard, 2 Linnet, 1 Canada Goose. (A Quincey)

Davidstow: 3 Whimbrel. (J Teague)

Crackington: 1 Swift. (J Teague)

Downderry: most birds moving east, 0600-0715, such as 10 Common Scoter, 40 Gannet, 76 Manx Shearwater and 22 Kittiwake. In addition 9 Great Northern Diver, a Whimbrel and a Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Late submission, 04/05/24, Temple: 1 Cuckoo. (T Chipman)

Late submission, 04/05/24, Siblyback Lake: 1 Cuckoo. (T Chipman)

Late submission, 04/05/24, Calenick Creek: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 7 Shelduck, 1 OrangeTip Butterfly. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 04/05/24,Truro, Festival Gardens: 1 Dipper. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 04/05/24, Charlestown: 1 Whimbrel. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 04/05/24, Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS: Pair Mute Swan with 6 Cygnets. (A Langdon)

Late submission, 02/05/24, Par Beach Pool: 2 Swift, 2 Tufted Duck. Plus 4 Eider at the beach. (A Nicholson)

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Garganey – Paul Davies
Eider – Gavin Williams
Great Egret – Paul Davies
Whimbrel – Gavin Williams
Curlew , Greenshank, Grey Plover & Redshank – Tony Wilson
Lesser Whitethroat – Andy Tomkins
Cuckoo – Steve Ford
Sedge Warbler – Steve Ford