Saturday 27th May 2017

Late news, 26/5, Loe Pool: Great White Egret at Degibna in the morning at least. (D Hill)

Late news, 26/5, Polgigga: 70+Red Kite heading inland. (K Wilson)

Late news, 26/5, Curgurrell Farm, Gerrans Bay: 3 Red Kite in the morning. (S Gay)

Late news, 26/5, Goonhilly Downs: 1 Red Kite at 07:00. (P.Bedford)

Late news, 26/5, Coverack: 1 or possibly 2 Red Kite over at around 13:00. (P. Bedford)

Late news, 26/5, Mawgan: 7 Red Kite over at 16:30. (P. Bedford)

Late news, 26/05, Trenithon, St Martin: 6 Red Kite. (A Williams)

Late news, 26/05, RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Penzance Harbour: 1m Eider plus 6 Red Kite from boat over town. (M Elliott, MJ Spicer)

Late news, 26/05, RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 5 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, c30 Guillemot, 8 Kittiwake, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Swallow and 3 Ocean Sunfish. (M Elliott, MJ Spicer)

Late news, 26/05, RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Wolf Rock to Penzance: c160 Manx Shearwater, 50 Guillemot, 9 Puffin, 5 Razorbill and 2 Basking Shark. (M Elliott, M Spicer)

Kenidjack: 1 Hobby hunting at bottom of valley chased after and successfully caught an insect (dragonfly?) which it then consumed on the wing. (D Flumm).

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 13 Sanderling, 3 Purple Sandpiper, several Turnstone, 1-2 Dunlin. (K Noble)

Purple Sandpiper and Sanderling – Ken Noble

Clapper Marshes: 1+ Cattle Egret dropped in at c11:10. (P St Pierre)

Loe Pool: 1 Great White Egret still present in the far north east corner to 18:30 at least. Park at Degibna Chapel car park and walk west down the hill and turn right at the shoreline to view through the trees and reeds. (M Pass, I Maclean et al.)

Great White Egret – Dave Parker Great White Egret – Dave Parker

Lizard Point: 2 Puffin, 1 Great Skua. (I Maclean)

Porthleven: 3 Red Kite c15:00. (I Maclean)

Gulval: 1 Red Kite east at 14:45. (G Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Red Kite east at 18:15. (G Spicer)

Sancreed: up to 6 Red Kite viewable today at any one time. (D Flumm)

Lostwithiel to St Blazey: 5 Red Kite at 11:30. (A Betts)

Holywell: 1 Red Kite over at 11:35. (S Rowe)

Higher Tregerthan, nr St Ives: 1 Red Kite. (S Enright)

Marazion: 6 Sanderling (summer plumage), 3 Dunlin. (S Enright)

Hayle: 1 Turtle Dove behind the Old Quay House. (S Enright) 5 Red Kite flew NE in the morning. (K Noble)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 eclipse drk Gadwall, 1f Wigeon, 10 Curlew, 11 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 19 Oystercatcher (including 3 young). (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 1 hybrid Hooded x Carrion Crow, 4 Coot, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe and 1 Canada Goose, 3 Linnet, 1 Pied Wagtail young. (R Veal)

Crows-an-Wra: 1 Red Kite at 15:15. (P Taylor)

St Levan: 2 Red Kite over the church. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 1 Red Kite at 18:20. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Tawny Owl, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Bullfinch 1 male Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Mylor Bridge: 2 Red Kite present for much of the day around Rosehill Farm. (N Moore)

nr Bodmin: 1 Red Kite. (K Noble)

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