Wednesday 4th May 2022

Wednesday 4th May 2022

Downderry/Seaton: a Caspian Gull early morning with other large gulls and 3 Common Gulls (1s) at estuary of river. Also in area a Wheatear and 6 Whimbrel. (A Payne)

Kynance: Woodchat Shrike South of Kynance Farm, also Merlin, Kestrel and two Cuckoos in valley. (E O’Connor)

Falmouth: Black Guillemot reported still at Newporth Head.

Devoran: male Garganey, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin. (B Mellow) Garganey, 12 Whimbrel, 7 Bar-tailed godwit, 10+ Shelduck, 3 Curlew, Green woodpecker, 20 Black headed gull (C Foote, T Weston) 1 Garganey, 2 Mallard, 6 Shelduck, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Little Egret, 32 Black-headed Gull. (N Watmough)

Sennen: 1 Iceland Gull (2CY, probably a male given its large size compared with Herring Gulls), 30 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (N R Rogers, K Wilson, J Miller)

Bartinney: 1 Cuckoo (heard distantly). (N R Rogers)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Osprey, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 6 Willow warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 6 Linnet, 2 Stonechat (D Peers)

Land’s End: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Willow Warbler. (S Rogers) Also 1 Tree Pipit. (P Clement)

Cape Cornwall: 25 Whimbrel on golf course. (P Fraser)

Carn Brea: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, lots of Whitethroats, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs. (S Turner)

Spit beach, Par: c.30 Oystercatcher, c.25 Whimbrel over, 3 Curlew, 4 Eider (1f) 3 Bar tailed Godwit, 4 Great Northern Diver, Male Blackcap singing. (R Hampshire)

Truro: 4 Swift over the train station this morning. (C Benton)

Eagle’s nest: 2 Grasshopper Warbler. (R Veal)

Treveal: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Sand Martin. (R Veal)

Kit Hill (north slope): 1 Mallard; 1 Cuckoo; 13 Woodpigeon; 2 Tree Pipit; 17 Wren; 12 Robin; 3 Dunnock; 2 Stonechat; 2 Song Thrush; 10 Blackbird; 6 Blackcap; 9 Willow Warbler; 3 Chiffchaff; 2 Great Tit; 1 Blue Tit; 1 Magpie; 1 Jay; 6 Crow; 1 Chaffinch; 4 Linnet; 1 Greenfinch; 1 Yellowhammer. (A. Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Swallow, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Skylark, 2 Goldfinch, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Dunnock, 4 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat (S Hinkley)

Kingsmill Lake: 8 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwits, m+f sum Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Curlew, 18 Shelduck & 5 Mallard on falling tide (P Kemp)

Godrevy: 2 Raven, 6 Dunnock, 3 Skylark, 9 Jackdaw, 15+ Fulmar, 21 Grey Seal in Mutton Cove. (M Webb)

Bodmin moor: 4 Buzzard. 1 Cuckoo( m). 2 Redstart (m) 8 Wheatear. 1 Tree Pipit. 2 Mistle Thrush. 1 Ring Ouzel. Numbers of Meadow Pipits. 4 Stonechat. 2 Willow Warblers. (S Sanderson)

Praa Sands: 1 Tawny Owl in private garden at twilight, + bat species circling,  presumably Serotine and Common Pipistrelle (J Evans)

Pendower Beach: 2 Whimbrel, 10+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Stonechat. (A Nicholson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Whimbrel, 48 Shelduck, 1 Swallow, plenty of Canada Geese including one pair with 6 goslings, plus 10 Fallow deer near Sett Bridge. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 3/5, Croft Pascoe Plantation: Cuckoo, 3 Siskins, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest and Willow Warbler (A Witheywood)

Late submission, 3/5, West Looe Valley: 1 Cuckoo heard at Sowden’s bridge. (S Netherton)

Late submission, 3/5, Stithians Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper

Iceland Gull, John Miller
Iceland Gull, John Miller
Sedge Warbler, Sandra Hinkley
Fulmar, Martin Webb
Raven, Martin Webb
Dunnock, Martin Webb
Willow Warbler, A Witheywood
Siskin, A Witheywood
Garganey, Charlotte Foote
Whimbrel, Charlotte Foote
Bar-tailed Godwits, Charlotte Foote
Garganey, Nick Watmough
Bar-tailed Godwit, Nigel Rogers