Wednesday 11th May 2022

Wednesday 11th May 2022

Downderry: moving west, 0610-0740, 3 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 54 Gannet, 17 Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 1 Pomarine Skua, 5 Kittiwake, 3 Common Gull and 51 auks. Inshore 8 Whimbrel and a Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Chapel Amble: 1 ad Marsh Harrier,  1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1m Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Tawny Owl (heard only), 2 Grey Heron,3 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck, 3 Greylag, 1pr Gadwall, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3prs Canada Geese (with 2 goslings each), 1 Great spotted Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Arctic Skua (dark phase adult), 1 Great Northern Diver (adult summer plumage), 13 Puffin, 18 Kittiwake, ! Whimbrel (in off sea)(N R Rogers)

Sennen: 1 Glaucous Gull (2CY)(N R Rogers)

Par beach, river mouth: 1m.Eider, 2 Dunlin, 2 Shag c.60 Herring Gull. (R Hampshire)
Spit beach: 6 Whimbrel. (R Hampshire)

Rumps and Pentire: 2 Red-legged partridge, 2 Pheasant, 2 Wood pigeon, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Whimbrel, 5 Great black-backed gull, 30 Herring gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 30+ Guillemot, 15 Razorbill, 3 Puffin, 3 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 8 Carrion crow, 2 Chough, 9 Skylark, 35 Swallow, 12 House martin, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 5 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 3 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 3 Meadow pipit, 6 Rock pipit, 7 Linnet, 2 Grey seal, 3 Small white, 4 Wall brown (M Scawen et al.)

Lizard Point: 06.45-08.30 1 Arctic Skua, 25 Puffins, 9 Kittiwakes. All birds flying west. (D Collins)

Bosporthennis Common: Montagu’s Harrier, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (A Tomkins)

Coverack: Hoopoe, in private garden briefly, early afternoon. (P. Tongue)

Marazion RSPB: 4 Swift over the marsh (J Evans)

Late submission 10/05, Pencarrow, Washaway: 2 Red Kite at 08:45. (J. Stedman)

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Montagu’s Harrier. Andrew Tomkins
Montagu’s Harrier. Andrew Tomkins
Montagu’s Harrier. Alex Mckechnie
Montagu’s Harrier. Alex Mckechnie
Glaucous Gull. Nigel Rogers