Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Late news, 22/5, Camelford: Honey Buzzard flew over high heading west at 14:00. (A Bond)

Late news, 22/5, Marazion: 65 Sanderling & 2 Bar-tailed Godwits on the beach in the evening. (J Hawkey)

Late news, 22/5, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 12 House Martins; 2 Swift; 2 Sand Martin’s & 4 Swallows in the evening. (J Hawkey)

Nanjizal: Female Hawfinch and flava wagtail over this morning. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Iberian Chiffchaff still between Bosistow Lane and Raftra Farm midday, though distant. (J Miller)

Hayle: Iberian Chiffchaff still singing at the millpond in the area around the wooden bridge. (DK Parker) 3 Red Kite over rugby ground 12:40. (D Flumm)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot , 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 116 Dunlin. (Bob Bosisto)

Ventonleague: 10 Red Kite over (1 at 12:08, 7 together at 12:24, 2 at 14:38) all moving slowly East/North East. (P Rutter)

St Erth: 3 Red Kite (two west 09:50, one east 15:00), plus 1 Little Egret over. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary: 7 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Lelant Saltings. 3 Curlew and 1 Whimbrel on Ryan’s Field. 1 Curlew on Copperhouse Creek. (MJ Spicer)

Croft Pascoe: Bee-eater and Hawfinch over this morning; also 2 Cuckoo. (F Bell) Also 8 Crossbill. (B Bosisto)

Sancreed: 3 Red Kite (2 circling 08:45, 1W. 14:18). (D Flumm)

Crowlas: 3 Red Kite over A.30 09:02. (D Flumm) 1 Hobby NE at 17:00, also 5 Red Kite. (R Veal)

Whitecross: 1 Red Kite over A.30 09:05 .(D Flumm)

Penzance: 2 Siskin east over Sainsbury’s. (D Flumm)

Marazion Beach: 72 Sanderling, 24 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover & 2 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 s/p Grey Plover and 16 Dunlin. (M Beer)

Egloshayle: 1 Red Kite overhead 13:45, drifting SE and feeding from small prey in talons, dropped but caught in mid-air over Sladesbridge. (P McGregor)

Lizard: Turtle Dove flew over Lizard Point. (B Bosisto)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red Kite. (B Bosisto)

Mullion: 2 Red Kite heading south over Mullion School during my PE lesson at 03:10. (J Thirlaway-Price)

Mawgan: 3 Red Kites over. (P Bedford)

Treen: Tree Pipit over. (C Urquhart)

Castle An Dinas: 3 Red Kite, 6 Buzzard, 1 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer, also present Meadow Pipits, Linnets, Skylarks, Stonechats. 2 Adder, & 1 Common Lizard. (S Grose)

Downderry: 11 Great Northern Divers  and 10 Manx Shearwaters noted offshore early this morning, whilst 3 Whimbrel on the beach. (A Payne)

Lanivet: 3 Red Kite seen over Wheal Prosper HWRC. (A Matthews)

Kennack Sands: 1 Ringed Plover, 12 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin. (F Trewin)

Truro: 1m & 1f Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Newquay: 1 Sparrowhawk at Huer’s hut. (S Grose)

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