Wednesday 18th May 2022

Wednesday 18th May 2022

Bosporthennis Common: 1 male Montagu’s Harrier, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Swift. (V Skilton, D White, T Wilson)

Trethewey: 1 Quail. (K Wilson)

Treen (nr Penberth): 1 Quail (heard only). (N R Rogers)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot reported still offshore, also 5 Great Northern Diver.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 m Garganey, 1 Great Crested Grebe on Longrock Pool and 10 Swift. (T Wilson)

Ryan’s Field, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, Bar-tailed Godwit, Redshank, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 10 Swift. (D Flumm)

Nanjizal: 10 young Gadwall on pond. (K Wilson)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 16 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant & 40 Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Poly Joke: 1 White throat, 1 Willow warbler, 1 Sedge warbler (more heard), 1 adult Carion Crow on nest with 2 chicks, 4 Skylarks, 1 Stonechat, 7 Linnets, 1 Rock pipit, 13 Fulmar, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Buzzard. (C Taylor)

Probus (Truck Hill): 1 Cuckoo calling mid morning. (M Jones)

Marazion: 4 Sanderling & 1 Whimbrel on the beach. (J Hawkey)

Crowdy Reservoir: 4 ad Mistle Thrush, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 4 Siskin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great crested Grebe, 23 Canada Geese,1 Great Black backed Gull, 78 Herring Gull, 1 Tern sp. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1pr nesting Raven, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

Davidstow, Hendrawalls Farm: 1 Yellow Wagtail in field with cattle. (S Grose)

St Ives Island: female Red-breasted Merganser. (P. Nason, G Jones) 2 Purple Sandpipers (G. Jones).

Rumps and Pentire: 2 Wood pigeon, 4 Oystercatcher, 4 Great black-backed gull, 45 Herring gull, 25 Guillemot, 7 Razorbill, 1 Puffin, 4 Fulmar, 2 Manx shearwater, 3 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 4 Carrion crow, 6 Skylark, 10 Swallow, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 5 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 1 Dunnock, 6 Rock pipit, 6 Linnet, 3 Grey seal, 1 Orange tip, 1 Wall brown (M Scawen et al.)

Whimbrel, Dave Flumm
Montagu’s Harrier, Tony Wilson
Garganey, Tony Wilson
Red-breasted Merganser, Gareth Jones
Red-breasted Merganser, Gareth Jones