Friday 19th May 2017

Late News, 12/5, Looe Island: 1 Gannet on rocks (unusual record on land for Cornwall). (D Spooner)

Late news, 18/5, Bude; Duckpool to GCHQ: 5 Common Whitethroat, 4 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Fulmar on cliffs. (M Tinnelly)

Probus: Purple Heron still 21:10 plus Dipper. (B Field)

Ninestones area: 5m Redstart, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Siskin, 4 Reed Bunting, Stonechat,3 Mistle Thrush, 1+ Willow Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 1 Spotted Flycatcher,1 Dipper 2 Grey Wagtail,1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Common Buzzard,1 Collared.Dove, m Cuckoo sat on wire calling and being mobbed by an agitated Willow Warbler, 2m Siskin drinking from road side puddle. (No sign of Grasshopper Warblers so far this year). (C Buckland, M Beer)

Golitha Falls: 1m Redstart, 6 Coal Tit, 7 MistleThrush, 1+ Blackbird, 2 Nuthatch, pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers feeding young, 1 Marsh Tit. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Sancreed: 1 Wheatear, 1 Cuckoo. (D Flumm)

Wheatear – Dave Flumm

Respryn Bridge: 2 Dipper, 6 Grey Wagtail, 2 Mistle Thrush, pair of Blackcap, 1 Grey Heron. (J St Ledger) 

Dipper – John St Ledger

Lanhydrock: 5 Spotted Flycatcher (on fence close to house), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger) 

Spotted Flycatcher – John St Ledger

Hayle: 3 Coal Tit young being fed by adult. (R Veal)

St Jidgey, Wadebridge: 1 Grey Partridge flew into field opposite halfway house. (S Grose)

Brew Farm: Turtle Dove this evening (M Wallace)

Trewavas and Rinsey:  1 Skylark, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 20 Whitethroat,15 Linnet, 4 Stonechat (2 M, 2 F), 3 Meadow Pipit, 10 Kittiwake, 3 pair nesting Shag, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Orange-Tip Butterfly, 5 Green Hairstreak Butterfly, 1 Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary Butterfly, 1 Green-veined White Butterfly, 1 Speckled Yellow Moth, 4 Green Tiger Beetle (J Evans)

Green Hairstreak – J Evans

Speckled Yellow Moth – J Evans

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary – J Evans

Green Tiger Beetle – J Evans

Penzance: 26 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin and 11 Turnstone on Battery Rocks. (DK Parker)

RSPB Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 drake Eider, 2 Fulmar, 12 Manx Shearwater, 30 Gannet, 16 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 14 Guillemot and 2 auk sp. (B Craven, DK Parker)

RSPB Wildlife Cruise Wolf Rock to Penzance: 9 Fulmar, 425 Manx Shearwater, 32 Gannet, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Black-headed Gull, 5 Kittiwake, 14 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 45 Guillemot, 12 Razorbill, 19 auk sp and 2 Swallow. (B Craven, DK Parker)

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