Wednesday 24th May 2017

Late news, 23/5, Torpoint: 1 Hobby flew over garden calling at 06:50. (D Allan)

Lamorna Cove: 31 Common Scoter past at midday. (M McKee)

Wicca Cliff to St Ives (coastal footpath): 11 pairs Stonechat, many with young and 2 pairs Raven with 2 and 4 fledged young. (D Flumm)

Nancledra: 1 Red kite over mid afternoon. (S Turner)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 10 Purple Sandpipers, 27 Turnstones, 8 Dunlin and 5 Oystercatchers on rocks at high tide.(S Enright)

Crowlas: 2 (m+f) Siskin on feeders 07:45 then flew SE, also 2 Greenfinch young. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Oystercatcher chicks, 1f Ruff on Ryan’s Field. 1 (same) Ruff, 1f Wigeon, 4 Curlew and 4 Whimbrel on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Witheybrook Marsh, Bodmin Moor: Pair of Whinchat, 3 Cuckoo (1 female, 2 male), 4 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger)

Stowe’s Hill, Bodmin Moor: 3 Redstart (male, singing), 5 Wheatear, 1 Coal Tit. (J St Ledger)

Whinchat, John St Ledger

Redstart, John St Ledger

St Dennis to Toad Hole, Goss Moor: 2 Raven, 1 Carrion Crow, 4 Magpie, 3 Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch, 5 Bullfinch.,4 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Sedge Warbler, 9 Willow Warbler, 2 Cetti’s Warbler calling, 5 Garden Warbler, 2 Stonechat, 2 Meadow Pipit. (P Ash)

Garden Warbler, Paul Ash

Charlestown: 1 m Garden Warbler singing. Also Roe Deer. (D Hastilow)

Roe Deer, David Hastilow

Roe Deer, David Hastilow

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 5 Fulmar, 30+ Manx Shearwater, 5 Gannet, 7 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Lesser Black-backed gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 35 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 50 Guillemot, 25 Razorbill, 1 Puffin, 11 Wood Pigeon, 4 Swift, 7 Skylark, 12 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Dunnock, 4 Wheatear, 5 Stonechat, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 11 Jackdaw, 1 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 6 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 8 Linnet. (M Scawen et al.)

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