Monday 14th May 2018

Polgigga: Iberian Chiffchaff still singing about 300m along Bosistow Lane on the south side but distant. (P St Pierre)

Land’s End: 3+ Red Kites over Treeve Common at 13:00. (P St Pierre)

Bartinney Downs: 13 Red Kite east at 17:30, 1 Red Kite circling at 17:40 whilst plucking small prey item in it’s talons, also 3 Cuckoos. (MJ Spicer)

Goss Moor: Numerous Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap and Chiffchaff, 3 Sedge Warbler and 1 Cuckoo. (M Jones)

Zennor Quoit: 5 Whitethroat, 3 Meadow Pipit carrying food (caterpillar), 2 Stonechat, 2 Wren, 1 Kestrel, 1 Pheasant, 10 Swallow, 2 Blacbird, crows, gulls. (S.Cox)

Falmouth to Portscatho: 6 superb Great Northern Divers. (R Kirkwood) 4 Great Northern Divers off Pendower Beach, calling. Presumably the same. (J Braiden)

Great Northern Divers – Rupert Kirkwood

Penryn: 1 Red Kite flew over headed SW at 17:35. (C Benton)

Carharrack: 2 Red Kite over heading south west. (B Mellow)

Blackwater: 1 Red Kite over A30. (B Mellow)

St.Austell clay trails (Wheal Martyn): 1 Cuckoo seen and heard, Willow Warblers numerous heard, one seen and 6 Skylark. (N.Best)

Lamorna: 1 Red Kite. (M McKee)

Rame: 1 Red Kite going NE at 10.00 very high up,Turtle Dove distant view sat on wire, 1 N Wheatear, 1 f Reed Bunting, Whitethroats, 2 House Martins and Barn Swallows. (C Buckland)

Red Kite – Chris Buckland

Mount Hawke: 1 male Bullfinch seemingly dozing in the sunshine atop a hawthorn tree 08.00 to 08.11, party of 12 adult Starling dropped into garden to feed and collect food 18.25. (RB & PC Girling)

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