Friday 26th May 2017

Late news, 22/5, Newlyn East Downs: 1 Cuckoo. (B Bosistow)

Late news, 25/5, St Austell: 2 Red Kite over Daniels Lane. (B Bosistow)

Late news, 25/5, Morvah to Madron road: 1 Red Kite. (D Monk)

Late news, 25/5, Chyrase, Millpool: 2 Red Kite over. (J Laity)

Late news, 25/5, Connor Downs: 34 Red Kite over 12:45-14:30. Plus adult Hobby. (P Freestone)

Late news, 25/5, Carleen: 8 Red Kite over going towards Helston c17:00. (M Steer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Marsh Harrier hunting, Shelduck with 3 young, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Reed Warbler, 8 Sedge Warbler, 7 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Red-legged Partridge. (A Piper)

Marsh Harrier – Alex Piper

Nanjizal: 1 Melodious Warbler this morning. (K Wilson)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 4 Purple Sandpiper on evening high tide. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Lower Predannack: 1 Hobby (over). (J St Ledger)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Red Kite (over), 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Stonechat (2 adults feeding 2 young), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Cuckoo. (J St Ledger)

Red Kite – John St Ledger

Mullion Cove: 2 Red Kite flew over at 10:00 heading south. (J Allely) 2 Red Kite at 15:00. (D Wright)

Tresillian: Red Kite over at 10:35 being harassed by Herring Gull. (A Nicholson)

St Gennys: this morning from 10am single Red Kites drifting through hamlet working the valley, looking for food, mostly heading towards Bude (east), some birds turning back west inland. (N Bastin)

Porthleven: 1 Red Kite circling over at 11:00. (I Parsons) 3 Red Kite (15:00-16:00). (I Maclean)

Pendower: 2 Red Kite. (J Driver)

Red Kites – James Driver

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 2 Red Kite low over field of cut grass at 11:00. (B Toms)

Praa: 24 Red Kite from Rosudgeon over Praa 10:10 to 10:40. (R. Teague)

Minack Theatre: 12+ Red Kite all morning. (R Hosken)

Sancreed: Red Kites all day but moving in all directions so impossible to estimate how many birds involved. Up to 12 at any one time. (D Flumm)

Red Kite – Dave Flumm

Leswidden, St Just: 4 Red Kite. (D Flumm)

St Just: 5 Red Kite. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: 4 Red Kite. Also 1 Red-veined Darter dragonfly, several Painted Lady and Red Admiral butterflies & 3 Silver-y moths. (D Flumm)

Falmouth: up to 20 Red Kite spotted from Falmouth golf club, moving east along the coastline. (B Norris)

Newquay: 2 Red Kite over Pargolla Road 11:45, 5 at 14.45, 7 drifted over the Treloggan area at 16:50. (D Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Red Kite E at 16:00, 2 E at 16:30. (S Rowe)

St Buryan: 4 Red Kite over west 08:30-08:50; 2 more present at 17:00. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Land’s End Airport: 1 Red Kite at 15:35. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Wherrytown, Penzance: 3 Red Kite east 15:35. (D Flumm)

Gulval, Penzance: 1 Red Kite east 16:00. (D Flumm)

Alverton, Penzance: 2 Red Kite east 16:20.(D Flumm)

Lostwithiel: 1 Red Kite at 09:00 high up and slowly drifting south. (E Mayhew)

West Taphouse: 2 Red Kite at 17:00. (E Mayhew)

Kemyel Crease: 1 Red Kite at 11:30. (M McKee)

Lamorna: 5 Red Kite at 11:50 and 5 at 17:45. (M McKee)

Windmill Farm: 15 Red Kite at 10:45. 1 Cuckoo. 3 Red Veined Darters in the afternoon. (D Wright)

Porkellis: 1 Red Kite at 16:30. (D Wright)

St Austell: 4 Red Kite over Daniels Lane. (B Bosistow)

Constantine: 11 Red Kite over towards Lizard. (J & D Chapman)

St Ives: 3 Red Kite. (J & D Chapman)

St Ives to Helston: 5 Red Kite. (J & D Chapman)

Culdrose: 1 Red Kite. (J & D Chapman)

Lizard Downs: 50 Red Kite (11:00-12:30). (I Maclean)

Penryn: 3 Red Kite SW at 07:55. (C Benton) 7 Red Kite over at 12:00. (A Lamerton) 7 Red Kite 13:00-14:00. (I Maclean)

Helston: 4 Red Kite (3 at 10:30, 1 at 14:30)

Millbrook: 3 Red Kite over at 11:45 drifting west. (B Taggart)

Camborne: 1 Red Kite E at 08:55. (C Benton)

Threemilestone: 2 Red Kite at 12:20. (C Benton)

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