Fairly quiet in the county over the last week. Sightings recieved include:
Tuesday 5th May – Red-throated Diver, Garden Warbler and Swift (4) over College Reservoir, Falmouth (Thanks H.Cook); Whimbrel (20) and Med Gull (3) at Devoran (Thanks M.May); Swift (15) at Siblyback Lake (Thanks J.Batey); Scaup (fem) at Loe Pool, Helston (Thanks T.Hasdell)
Wednesday 6th May – Iceland Gull at Sennen on Cowloe, Purple Sandpiper (25) at Jubilee Pool Penzance
Thursday 7th May – CATTLE EGRET again at Lands End, possible KING EIDER flew past Sennen tho distant. Hoopoe flew over Crowlas. Pom Skua (2), Puffin and Great Skua (2) past Porthgwarra, Iceland Gull still in harbour at Newlyn and another again off Sennen at Cowloe.
Friday 8th May – CATTLE EGRET still in field at Swingates House, Lands End. Iceland Gull again at Newlyn Harbour
Saturday 9th May – Spoonbill at Wacker Quay this afternoon, Iceland Gull still in Newlyn Harbour
Sunday 10th May – Golden Oriole singing near Trevean Pool at Porthgwarra this morning. Whimbrel (6) and Greenshank at St Clements today (Thanks H.Cook) Marsh Harrier (fem) over Lelant this evening (Thanks M.Halliday) Little Gull at Colliford Lake this morning. Whimbrel (40) in field at Stithians Reservoir (Thanks S.Taylor) Iceland Gull still in Newlyn Harbour (Thanks G.Hobin)