Thursday 24th May 2018

Late news, 17/5, St Agnes: 4 Red Kite. (A Upton)

Late news, 23/5, Penwithick: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K Bowers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker – Kevin Bowers

Sancreed: 1 Red Kite north 07:50, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Cormorant, 8 Mallard. (K Bowers)

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Wherrytown, Penzance: 1 Great Northern Diver in s/p. (D Flumm)

Marazion beach: 8 Whimbrel, 16 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin. Pod 10 Bottle-nosed Dolphins west of Mount. (D Flumm) 1 Puffin, 80 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Whimbrel, 1st summer Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 drake Tufted Duck and 3 broods (5,4 & 2) of Moorhen chicks on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit , 1 Whimbrel , 4 Dunlin , 12 Black-headed Gull , 4 Shelduck ducklings . (B Bosisto , P Roseveare)

St Agnes: Wheatear (Greenland Race) on St Agnes Head and Red Kite over the village (T Wilson)

Newquay: 3 Sanderling on Towan beach, also 1 Great Black Backed Gull with green plastic ring on right leg. L91 as previously reported. (S Grose)

Whitecross: 1 Red Kite east over A30 at 12:40. (MJ Spicer)

Falmouth: 1 Red Kite over Trescobeas area at 12:45, being mobbed by Gulls. (J St Ledger)

Croft Pascoe: 3 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Swift, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Stonechat, 6+ Blackcap. (J Evans) 

Goonhilly: 3 Cuckoo calling, 2 Skylark. (J Evans)

Looe Island (and beyond): 2 Dunlin, 1 Eider, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 immature Puffin, 1 Guillemot (bridled). (R Kirkwood)

Dunlin, Rupert Kirkwood

Ringed Plover, Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin, Rupert Kirkwood

Guillemot, Rupert Kirkwood

Charlestown: 1 m Bullfinch. (D Hastilow)

Trewoon: Adult male and juv Siskin coming to a feeder in a private garden. (K Hemsil)

Siskins – Kevin Hemsil

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