Monday 7th May 2018

Late news, 6/7, Falmouth Bay to Lizard, AK Wildlife Cruise: 20 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black Throated Diver, 100 Manx Shearwater, 150 Guillemot, 20 Razorbill, 2 Puffin, 10 Fulmar, 1 Peregrine, 100 Gannet, 1 Sandwich Tern, 100 Shag, 3 Basking Shark, 6 Common Dolphin (S Van Hear)

Polgigga: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff still singing in willows next to Bosistow Lane. Also 17+ Red Kite, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 drk Gadwall nearby. (R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Bee Eater over high, 14 Red Kite. (I Maclean) 1 Cuckoo, 4 Siskin, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler,  2 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow, 2 Linnet, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard. (S Van Hear)

Trevean, Trevowhan, Morvah: 1 Hoopoe again all day. (G and J Clegg)

Hoopoe, Joanna Clegg

De Lank Valley, Bodmin Moor: 2 Male Whinchat singing, 3 Cuckoo, 7 Wheatear, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Red Kite, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel. Also one stag Roe Deer. (JSt Ledger)

Colliford: 2 Great Northern Diver, 7 Great Crested Grebe (including 2 on nests). (D Eva) 1 Red Kite at 16:45. (M & R Frost) 

Bearah Tor: 2 singing male Redstart. (D Eva)

Bolventor Area:  1 Red Kite over East Moor 09.50, 1 Coda Valley 10.50, 1 over Gillhouse, Colliford 11.45 all going East.

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Cuckoo (Pair), 3 Sedge Warbler, 6+ Willow Warbler. (D Cleal)

Dozmary: 1 Cuckoo. (B Craven)

Polgigga: 37 Red Kite 11:00-14:00. (M Coleman)

St Merryn: 14 Red Kite over. (R Hughes)

Durgan: 1 Red Kite. (F Pitts)

Constantine: 2 Red Kite heading west high up at noon. (D Collins)

Kennack Sands: 1 Red Kite, 5 Whimbrel, 4 Sandwich Tern. (J & D Chapman)

Lanner: 1 Red Kite being mobbed by the local Gulls & Corvids around 09.30. (B Garnett)

Truro: 1 Swift, 1 Red Kite at 13:15 for several minutes from the garden, 1 m Siskin. Also Small White, Orange Tip, Holly Blue and Speckled Wood. (D Jenkins)

Truro: 1 Red Kite east over Malpas Road at 15.30. (P Fraser)

Tresillian: 2 Red Kite over at 13.05 drifting west. (A Nicholson)

Crantock Beach: 1 Red Kite at 14:15 flying east up river Gannel being mobbed by seagulls. (C Stephenson)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Red Kite flew over at 11:30, 2 Buzzard, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (C Hooper)

Callestick: 1 Red Kite flew west at 13:00. (T Wilson)

Charlestown: 1 Red Kite over. (D Hastilow)

Newlyn: 1 Glaucous Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern off Wherrytown this morning. (S Grose)

Par: 2 Red Kite this afternooon. (R Hughes)

Carnsew Pool, Hayle Estuary: 31 Whimbrel, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern, (S Grose)

Drift: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler from sewage treatment works. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 5 Whimbrel, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Gadwall on the marsh. (S Grose)

Coverack: 3 Swift screeching and chasing each other low over the cottages. Also 1 Iceland Gull in the bay (P. Bedford)

Porthallow: 20+ Gannets, 60+ Manx Shearwaters, 100+ Auks including at least 3 Puffin moving west. Also on the sea 2 Great Northern Diver and 2 Puffin all from a boat about 1/2 mile offshore 15:15-16:15. (T Pinfield)

Stithians: 1 Cuckoo, 4 Reed Bunting, 5 Willow Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 4 Linnet, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Buzzard, 2 Cormorant. (S Van Hear)

Newmill: 1 Stock Dove on garden lawn (1st one in 25 years). (Chris Cole)

Looe: 40 Whimbrel, 1 Eider, c50 Manx Shearwater, 40 Guillemot, 30 Razorbill, 6 Turnstone. Also 1 Harbour Porpoise and 1 Minke Whale on kayak trip from Looe to 5 miles south of Looe Island. (R Kirkwood)

Razorbill, Rupert Kirkwood

Guillemot, Rupert Kirkwood

Turnstone, Rupert Kirkwood

Eider, Rupert Kirkwood

Penwithick: 1 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Dunnock, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Siskin, 1 Great Tit, 9 House Sparrow. (K Bowers)

St.Columb: 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Canada Goose, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Great Tit. (K Bowers)

Porthgwarra: 1000+ Manx Shearwater feeding off the cove 17:30-18:00 before flying west. (M Coleman)

Trevail & Cove: 18 Whimbrel feeding in and Barn Owl hunting over fields, 12 Swallows, 1 Sand Martin, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Willow Warblers & 2 Whitethroats. (J Hawkey)

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