Wednesday 15th May 2019

Late news, 11/5, Tresillian River: 3 Whimbrel, 3 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 13/5, Wacker Quay: 12 Swift and 15 House Martin over at 14.20. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 14/5, Par: 3 Swift over at 19.30. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 14/5, St Agnes: 1 Red Kite, 8am over my garden. (A Gall)

Late news, 14/5, Bowthick: 1 male Redstart, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Raven over, 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Swallow – far fewer than usual for this site,1 Goldfinch, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, 1 Robin, several Chaffinches, plus Holly Blue and many Orange Tip butterflies. (H Kendall & B Bryne.)

Late news, 14/5, St Ives: 1 Red Kite over the garden. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Redshank, 1 Glossy Ibis, 7 Swift. (S. Rogers)

Botallack: 1 Honey Buzzard over. (J Hicks)

Carn Gloose: 1 Turtle Dove at 3.30. (P Clement)

Polgigga, Arden Sawah: 2 Turtle Dove. (M Wallace)

Marazion beach:  4 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 35 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin. (S. Rogers)

Newquay, Golf Course: 1 Red Kite over this morning at 8.20am. (D Kendle) Also 1Red Kite above Newquay Health Centre 8.25 am being mobbed by seagulls. (C Stephenson) and then 3 Red Kite east over Newquay Tretherras school at 08:30, then 2 more at 9:00 and 2 more at 10:10 over school all going east.. (S Rowe) Also 17 Red Kite over Newquay heading North (7.30 to 9.00 am ). (D Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 27 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Penzance: 7 Red Kite east 2.30- 3pm (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Red KIte drifting east over estuary at 10 am. (S Turner) Carnsew Pool: 90 + Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpiper at high tide. (S Turner)

St Ives: 1 Red Kite over the garden. (V Stratton)

Towan beach: 2 Red Kite over at 10am this am, along with Buzzard being chased off by Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls. (S Beadle)

Rock: 4 Red Kite flying north between 10.00+10.45am. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 5 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover, 35 Oystercatcher, 26 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Boscastle, Newmills: 1 Treecreeper. (K Uren)

Goss Moor, Gregoss: 1 Hobby over at 2pm. (I Stewart)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Red Kite, 1.15. (P Fraser)

Carbis Bay, Longstone Cemetery: 1 Red Kite over lunchtime. (J Bennett)

Grampound, Creed Church: 1 Red Kite over River Fal going east. (D Roberts)

Foxhole: 3 Red Kite over 9-30. (P Wilkins)

St Merryn: 1 pair Buzzard feeding young. Private land. (R Hughes)

Millpool nr Rosudgeon: 7 Red Kite seen simultaneously (from a larger group circling very high up) came down to roof level, then even lower and swooped in and out of adjacent private garden for approx 15 mins at 10:15. (M Claughton)

St Ives: 1 Red Kite over Westward Road, 12.20. (D Robinson)

Falmouth: 2 Red Kite over the centre of town mid afternoon. (D Chaney)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Cuckoo, pair Spotted Flycatcher plus another individual elsewhere in the enclosure plus 3+ Siskin.  (T Pinfield)

Bray’s Cot – Gwendreath:  1 Red Kite at 10 am.  (T Pinfield)

Ventonleague: 13 Red Kite moving over East/South East from 9.30am to 12.44pm (Including 4 together at 10-13am. (P Rutter)

Hawkers Cove: 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Grey Plover. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Indian Queens: 1 Red Kite over A30. (C Moakes)

Trewoon, St Austell:  5 House Martin, 4 Swift, 1 Buzzard being mobbed by Herring Gulls, 2 Canada Geese flying over heading East. (I Toogood-Johnson)

Sennen Cove: 1 Grey Plover, 11 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin & 3 Sanderling on the beach. 10 House Martin frequenting eaves of the cottages behind harbour car park. (J Hawkey)

St. Ives: 3 Red Kite over my garden today. (V Stratton)

Treleaver, Coverack: 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Swift, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 4 Stonechat (T Phelps, M Doyle) 

Goonhilly downs: 2 Cuckoo (T Phelps, M Doyle)

Helston: 1 Red Kite over east at 09.30 (T Phelps, M Doyle)

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