Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Please note, Walmsley (members only): There will be a large group visiting the tower hide tomorrow early morning, Wednesday the 4th of May. Members can still use the hides but expect it to be busy. (A Langdon)

Stithians Reservoir (causeway to dam path) : 6 Swallow, 2 Pheasant, 2 Cuckoo, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Canada Goose, 30 Herring Gull, 4 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Skylark, 1m Reed Bunting, 15 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Sedge Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Buzzard. (S Van Hear).  Also, Cuckoo (Male), 5+ Meadow pipit, 6 Wheatear, 5+ Willow warbler, 4+ Chiffchaff, 8+ Linnet, 5+ Whitethroat, 4 Great crested grebe, 1 Little grebe, 2+ Blackcap, 2 Grasshopper warbler, 17+ Herring gull, 3 Goldfinch. (C Foote)

Devoran: 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel viewed from Devoran Quay. (J St Ledger, A Lea, S Van Hear). Also, 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 3 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard.  (S Van Hear)

Sennen: 15 Whimbrel by grass car park and on cliffs. (M Bunker)

Trevose: 20+ Whimbrel. (S Lilley)

Spit Beach Par: Swallow, Wheatear, Blackcap, Fulmar, 3 Stonechat, 7 Dunlin, c. 30 Whimbrel. (R Hampshire)

Marazion Beach: Small flock of waders, 8 Dunlin, 5 Sanderling, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Swallow, Wheatear (f), 4 Stonechat. (S. Cox). Also, 8 Whimbrel, 9 Curlew. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: Several Reed, Sedge and Cetti’s Warblers, Whitethroat, 4 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, Canada Geese with 4 goslings on the scrape. (S.Cox)

Tresillian to St Clement: 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (1 sum. plum.), 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting. (L Sampson)

Hell’s Mouth: 107 Guillemot on cliff and circa 20 in sea, 3 Razorbill, 5 Shag, 12 Cormorant, 3 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 1 Whitethroat.  (J Savage)

United Downs: 1 Cuckoo seen and heard at the industrial estate. (T Wilson)

St Wenn, Lower Polmorla: 2 Cuckoo calling in the valley. (I Bennallick)

Bartinney Down: 2 Cuckoo, one male and one female at 16.05. (D White)

Lizard, Windmill Farm NR: 1 m Common Redstart. (P Bray)

Lizard, Soapy Cove: 1 Cuckoo and 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (A Saunders)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Turnstone. (A Saunders)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 8 Whimbrel, 5 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Downderry: 20 Great Northern Diver on the sea and 6 Manx Shearwater east (at least 30  yesterday evening).  On the coast 8 Whimbrel and a Wheatear this morning. (A Payne)

Siblyback reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 5+ Willow Warbler singing & 2 Cuckoo. (P Kemp)

Longrock: 4 Wheatear opposite Sainsburys. (R George)

Porthilly: 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Whimbrel, 54 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 15 Sand Martin, 3 Black headed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 m Blackcap, 6 Greenfinch, 2 Linnet, 1 Red legged Partridge, 1 Skylark. (S Grose)

Castle an Dinas: 1 Sparrowhawk, 24 Meadow Pipit, 3 Skylark, 1 Yellowhammer (heard only). (S Grose)

Gerrans Bay: 7.30pm 25 Great Northern Diver, 5 Black Throated Diver, c10 Manx Shearwater (North) and 1 Whimbrel. (A Roberts)

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Cuckoo – Charlotte Foote
Dunlin and Sanderling – Steve Cox
Cetti’s Warbler – Steve Cox
Bar-tailed Godwit – Lawrie Sampson
Wheatears – Charlotte Foote
Little Ringed Plover – John St Ledger