Thursday 16th May 2019

Polgigga: 1 Woodchat at end of Bosistow Lane, plus 1 Turtle Dove again. (M Wallace) Also 1 Whinchat at Higher Bosistow (K Wilson) and 1 Turtle Dove still at Arden Sawah. (M Wallace)

Marazion beach: 6 Grey Plover, 47 Sanderling, 15 Dunlin, 3 Whimbrel, 6 Ringed Plover. (S. Rogers, P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Redshank. (S. Rogers)

Helston boating lake: c30 Swift. (M Hoggett)

Port Isaac: 3 Red Kite over. (S Stratton)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite at 07.45 flying south above A3059. (E Turnbull)

Gwendreath: 4 Red Kite over at 14:10, drifted over the fields to Gwenter.  Another Red Kite over at 14:30. (P. Bedford)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Red Kite at De Lank Quarry. (G Treadwell)

Red Kite, Gary Treadwell

Kenidjack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher in field opposite sewerage works. (S Williams) Also 1 Pied Flycatcher (f) and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (P Clarke)

Grampound: 1 Red Kite over east. (M Jones)

Porth Joke: 1 Dunlin, 12 Whimbrel, 3 Chiffchaff,  1 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 4 Common Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Sedge Warbler, 84 House Martin, 44 Swallow, 3 Common Swift, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (B Bosisto L Payne) 1 Plus 1 Whinchat, c30 Swift this evening. (S Rowe)

Nanjizal: 1 m Nightjar, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Turtle Dove, 3 Reed Warbler, few Sedge Warbler, (including a French-ringed bird), 1 Redpoll, 3 Tree Sparrow. (K Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 Grey Plover (2 in s.pl.), 115 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (P St Pierre) Also later, 45 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Whimbrel, 4 Wigeon and 1 Fulmar flying inland this evening. (R Veal)

Lands End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Turtle Dove and 1 Hobby. (M Elliot, C Moore)

Redruth, Fourlanes: 1 Red Kite and 1 Kestrel over road. (S Caddy)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (C Moore)

St Gothian Sands: 6 Coot, including pr with 4 young and 4 Dunlin. (MJ Spicer)

Truro: 2 Dipper and 1 Grey Wagtail on Kenwyn River. (MJ Spicer)

Rame: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Polhawn, 1 Whinchat along the Military Road and 1 Willow Warbler at Penlee (M Beer, C Buckland)

Maer Lake: 46 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 4 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, also pr Shelduck with 5 ducklings. (S Border)

Hawksland, St Issey: 1 Red Kite. (P Roseveare)

Ventonleague: 1 Red Kite moving East. (P Rutter)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Common Sandpiper, 11 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 4 Moorhen. (K. Bowers)

Common Sandpiper, Kevin Bowers

Penwithick: 15 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 5 Chaffinch, 4 Dunnock. (K. Bowers)

House Sparrows, Kevin Bowers

House Sparrows, Kevin Bowers

Millpool nr Rosudgeon:  2 Red Kites circling low and swooping through private garden as yesterday for approx 5 mins at 9:30, 2 newly-fledged Magpies juv being tended throughout day by both parents (had noticed adjacent nest site in very tall ivy-clad tree mid April), Holly Blue female on same holly plant for 30mins 13:00, Orange Tip male and female Bullfinches feeding on niger seed together on ground for many sessions of 20 mins+  (M Claughton)

Falmouth: 1 Red Kite over Mongleath area at 15.00hrs.(J St Ledger)

Tregarne, St Keverne: 1 Red Kite. (N Chandler)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m Garganey.

Siblyback Lake: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 1 m Linnet, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Swift, many Swallows & House Martins, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Canada Goose with 5 Goslings, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Jay. (I Juliane)

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Wednesday 2nd May 2018

St Agnes, Chapel Porth: Iberian Chiffchaff still singing from willows opposite mine shaft at 5pm.  Also Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and 3 Swallow. (T Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Purple Heron flew towards pines north of the railway at 15:20. (Chris & Juliet)

Padstow: 2cy Iceland Gull in field next to main entrance to Retreats Holiday Park at 07.50am. (S Grose)

Crackington Haven: Tree Sparrow still in private garden this morning (J & B Teague)

Tree Sparrow – Bev Teague

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 47+ Whimbrel and 9 Bar-tailed Godwit. (T Elm)

Idless: 2 Dipper, female Sparrowhawk, Buzzard  and 2 Song Thrush. (M Costa)

Morresk Bridge: 1 male Grey Wagtail. (M Costa)

Rumps and Pentire: 5 Fulmar, 20+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 40+ Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Feral Pigeon, 3 Skylark, 25 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 6 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 10 House Sparrow, 12 Linnet Also 2 Grey Seal, 6 Rabbit, 1 Wall Brown, 1 Small Copper,  St. Mark’s Fly. (M Scawen et al.)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit (1 Leucistic), 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch, 5 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 4 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2m Blackbird, 2 Coot, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit. (R Mudge)

Penzance: 21 Purple Sandpiper, 4 Turnstone ( 2 striking sum plum males), 5 & 16 Whimbrel flying inland over Penzance. (R Hurrell)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Goonhilly: 2 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (F Trewin)

Pendeen Watch: Manx Shearwaters passing at c400ph also 5 Whimbrel & 24 Fulmar 08:00-10:00. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 31 Whimbrel, 17 Dunlin, 16 Sanderling and 12 Ringed Plover on the beach this evening. (DK Parker)

Tregoss Moor: 1 Barn Owl with prey. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Bar-headed Goose , 3 Wigeon , 2 Shoveler, 28 Shelduck ,13 Common Teal , 6 Gadwall , 73 Black-tailed Godwit , 17 Curlew , 2 Whimbrel, 17 Dunlin , 7 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper , 1 Barn Owl , 3 Swift ( B Bosisto)

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