Monday 30th May 2016

Late news, 29/5, Newmill nr Penzance: 2 Red Kite west at 17.00. (S Rowe)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryans Field: 1f Reed Bunting, 8 Canada Goose (4 Goslings) and 1 nesting Oystercatcher. (R Veal) Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill, 3 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 8 Oystercatcher and 1 Linnet. (R Veal)

St Erth: 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (GH Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Dalmatian Pelican early morning until about 9.50, but then returned at noon for remainder of day.

Polgigga /Skewjack area:Dalmatian Pelican over 10.45 -11.28hrs then north. (D Flumm)

Crows-An-Wra: 1 Dalmatian Pelican east at 11:40. (MJ Spicer)

Sancreed: 1 Hobby and 1 Cuckoo. (D Flumm)

DFlumm_Hobby_300516Hobby, Dave Flumm

Gulval: 2 Red Kite west. (J Parker)

Bowithick and Buttern Hill: 1 Hobby, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Redstart and 9 pairs of Wheatear. ( D. Eva )

Lower Moor Plantation: 8 Lesser Redpoll ( D. Eva )

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 1 Bar-headed Goose with Canada Geese. (J Kent)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler (one with caterpillar in mouth which was obviously fed to young as it immediately re-appeared empty mouthed) and several Willow Warblers, also 1 Cuckoo (heard only) on east side of reservoir. (J Lander)

Bude: 4 Linnet, 4 Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Swallow, 2 Fulmar and 1 Cormorant (H Wilkins)

Respryn Bridge: 4 Dipper (2 adult, 2 juv), 1 Kingfisher, 5 Grey Wagtail and 1 Grey Heron. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Dipper_300516Dipper, John St Ledger JStLedger_Dipper(juv)_300516Juvenile Dipper, John St Ledger

Bodmin Moor, Ninestones: 1 Purple Heron around pond on marshy ground opposite the bridge, also 1 Cuckoo close by. (M Beer)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Rowe)

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