Thursday 25th May 2017

Late news, 24/5, Bosigran: 2 Cuckoo, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Barn Owl. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Porthgwarra: 9 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Skewjack Farm: 2cy Iceland Gull with 143 Herring Gull in field south of the B3315. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 57 Red Kite over Polgigga between 1330-1610hrs, Juv Iceland Gull at Higher Bosistow(M Wallace)

St Levan: 5+ Red Kite mobbed by Rooks  (R Oats)

Penberth: 12+ Red Kite flying over house overlooking Penberth Valley. (R Oats)

St Buryan: 8 Red Kite together just outside St Buryan mid afternoon. (C Barnett)

Nanquidno: 1 Stock Dove, 3 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Sancreed: 50 Red Kite west 13:00 – 16.30 as follows: 13 (13:00-14:00), 17 (14:00-15:00) and 20 (16:00-16:30). I was absent between 15:00-16:00 so presumably missed more. At 16:30 about six birds returned from the west and lingered over fields to east of the village so I stopped counting thereafter to avoid duplication. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Female Wigeon, Ruff and 1s Little Gull. (S Turner, L Proctor) 2 Red Kite over Copperhouse Creek at 12:45. (C Benton)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Red Kite. (I Webster)

Penzance: 1 Red Kite circling over town centre at 14:25. (T Mills, C Benton) 1 west 15:20 and 3 west 15:30 to the north of Sainsburys. (D Fumm)

Ludgvan: 9 Red Kite over east early evening. (R Menari)

Crowlas: 2 Black Kite with 12 Red Kite flying low over ploughed field 16:10-16:20 then flew high SE/E. (R Veal)

Prussia Cove: 2 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard. (B Oakes)

St Erth: 7 Red Kite SW between 15:10 and 16:40. (M Spicer)

Connor Downs: 9+ Red Kite. (P Freestone)

Camborne: 8 Red Kite visible at 15:20. All low and drifting slowly W. (C Benton)

Kehelland, Camborne: 25 Red Kites south-west 14:00-16:45. (A Flumm)

Lanner: 1 Red Kite soaring over heading towards Stithians mid-afternoon. (B Garnett)

Carnmenellis: 2 Red Kite flew SW at 17:45. (C Benton)

Carnkie: 1 Red Kite. (W Fullman)

Shortlanesend: 1 Red Kite at15.45.(P Skillicorn)

Godolphin: 3 Red Kite over at 15:00. (A Buckley)

Godolphin Cross: 3 Red Kite 17.10 going west, c20 crossing over Godolphin Cross in the last hour and a half to 18.30. Seem to going south east generally. (C Richards)

St Agnes: 1 Red Kite flew over 14:50. (V Skilton) 4 Red Kite at 15:00. (M Grantham)

Perranporth: 1 Red Kite between Perran Sands and Goonhavern low over fields at 14:00.  (C Jewels) 2 Red Kite 2 flew west at 14:25. (T Wilson)

Callestick: Red Kite over Callestick Farm at 16:15. (T Wilson)

Mawgan Porth: 2 Red Kite. (P Roseveare) 1 at 12:01. (S Harper)

Red Kite – Sheila Harper

Porth: 1 Red Kite at 12:25.

Gulval: 2 Red Kite over east at 14:25. (P St Pierre)

St Merryn: 2 Red Kite heading west at 10:35. (P Taylor)

Park Head: 3 Red Kite at 13:53 (P Taylor)

Winnards Perch: 3 Red Kite 18:15. (S Grose)

Newquay: 2 Red Kite over St Michael’s Church at 10:50. (S Grose) 4 Red Kite over Tretherras School/Edgecumbe Avenue at 12:55. (S Rowe, S Grose) 1 Red Kite over A3075 West of Trevemper roundabout at 12:30. (C Yates) 4 Red Kite west over Gannel Estuary between 15:35 and 15:40. (S Rowe)

Wadebridge: 8+ Red Kite over Coronation Park at 09:45

Padstow: 1 Red Kite over field near the Memorial, between 11:30 and 12:00 .(Gill Love)

Bude: 1 Red Kite being mobbed by a crow (H Wilkins)

St Gennys: 1 Red Kite at 11:00 and again at 14:00. (N Bastin)

Red Kite – Nigel Bastin

Swanvale (Swanpool end), Falmouth: 1 Red Kite. (P Ensom)

Falmouth: 2 Red Kite over Rosehill, Mylor Bridge, 17:00 and again at 18:30. (N and N Moore)

DKP/sgr