Saturday 16th May 2015

Lands End: 1 m Sardinian Warbler still. (B Field, J St Ledger)

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Penzance: 1 Red Kite east over Lidl supermarket (11:48hrs). (D Flumm)

Falmouth, Marlborough Rd: 1 Red kite east at 12.18 (P McCartney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Red Kite (1 west 08:50hrs and another north 11:05hrs), 10 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Greylag, 1 Little Egret, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 10 Swift, 12 Sand Martin, 4 House Martin and 20 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Marazion beach: 4 Whimbrel. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer)

Rosewall Hill: 2 Red Kite (over at 12:10pm), 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Raven and 4 Buzzard. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Kestrel_160515Kestrel, John St Ledger  

Sancreed: 11 Red Kite (1 west 1355, 1 north 1405, 1 north 1438, 3 west 1500, 1 west 1520, 3 north 1610, 1 north 1618), 1 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler and 10 Swift. (D Flumm)

DFlumm_RedKite_160515Red Kite, Dave Flumm

Bodmin Moor, Garrow Tor: 3 Cuckoo. (M Jones)

Porthleven: 1 Red Kite and 1 Great Northern Diver (offshore). (I Maclean)

Trewey Moor: 2 Cuckoo. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Ring-billed Gull on the Estuary. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Ventonleague: 3 Red Kites over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

The Lizard: 1 Squacco Heron flew over the village, later one was found on Goonhilly Downs, presumed same bird, see below. (P&J Smale)

Goonhilly Downs:  1 Squacco Heron, 2 Dunlin and several Cuckoo. (P&J Smale, I Bennallick, D Pearman) Also 3 Cuckoo. (A Nicholson)

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Squacco, Perry Smale

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Squacco, Perry Smale

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Dunlin, Perry Smale

Windmill Farm: 2 Nightjar heard. (A Nicholson)

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