Tuesday 24th May 2016

Late news, 23/5, Bodmin Beacon (7-8.30pm): 5 Buzzard, 1 Swift, 1 very distant Grey Heron, 1 m Bullfinch, mating Chaffinch and 2 Chiffchaff singing. (R Hurrell)

Winnards Perch: 1 Lammergeier, viewed distantly to the south at c08:30. (R Davey) Again distantly heading SE at 09:00. (R Davey, DI Julian, C Selway)

Dalmatian Pelican: at 0800 on the Helford River (H Barratt). Over Morvah @ 14.45. (P Fraser) Over Lands End at 16.00.  Over Treeve Common 1615.  Over St Just @ 17.10. (N Wheatley) East over Sancreed Beacon 17:30 – 17:45. (D Flumm) And finally, c18.15, down onto Drift Reservoir (members only, please view only from the public areas, the carpark and the dam). (M Ahmad, A McKechnie)

HBarratt_DPelican_240516Heather Barratt
DFlumm_DPelican1_240516 DFlumm_DPelican2_240516Dave Flumm DFlumm_DPelican3_240516
AMcKechnie_DPelican_240516Alex McKechnie

Pelynt: 1 pr Grey Wagtail having already fledged one brood look to be starting a second. (D Thorpe)

Bodmin Beacon (1-2pm): 1 Sparrowhawk, 10 Buzzard (one displaying), 7+ Swift, 4+ House Martin, Blue tit (nesting c15metres up S side of the Beacon monument), 2 Chiffchaff & 1 Willow Warbler singing. (R Hurrell)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey at c16:00. (J Chapple)

Rosudgeon: 11 Red Kite @ 14.00hrs. (I Webster) Also 4 more @ 16.10. (E James)

Porthtowan: 4 Red Kite, c15.15. (A Stirrup & J Harrison)

AStirrup_RedKite_240516Red Kites, Amala Stirrup

Longdowns: 1 Kite sp. over A394. (W.Fullman)

St Wenn, (SW970647): 15 Red Kite feeding in recently cut silage fields and flying around silage trailers and forage harvester, also 4 Buzzard. (I Bennallick)

Portscatho: 3 Red Kite. (C Roberts)

Newquay, Porth: 1 Red Kite. (M Shonleben)

St Agnes: 23 Red Kite heading SW ( L Wilkins)

St Just: 1 Red Kite drifted east/northeast over St Just at 15:40 and 10 Red Kite appeared over town from the east and drifted quickly south at 17:10.(N Wheatley)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Red Kite and 2 Hobby. (R Davey, DI Julian, C Selway)

Helman Tor: 6+ Red Kite. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer et al.)

Perranporth: 2 Red Kite heading south. (D Weller)

Sancreed: 14 Red Kite east 17:40 – 18:40, 1 Hobby & 4 Cuckoo. (D Flumm)

DFlumm_Red Kite_240516Red Kite, Dave Flumm

Grampound: 1 Red Kite 16:40 hrs. (M Jones)

Stithians and Penahlvean: 1 Red Kite. (K Martindale)

Zelah: 1 Red Kite. (J & S Poland)

Helston: 3 Red Kite around amenity area at 21.10. (G Dawson)

Castle-an-Dinas: c12 Red Kite to the NW between 16.20 and 17.40. (S Rowe)

Morvah, Dakota Farm: 1 Cuckoo and 8 Common Swift. (P Fraser)

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