Saturday 25th May 2019

Late news, 24/5, Downderry: 9 Great Northern Diver (6 on the sea and 3 flying west) early morning. Also 5 Common Scoter and 4 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Late News, 24/05, Ryan’s Field RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Wren, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Shelduck. (K Bowers)

Little Egret - Ryan's Field RSPB - Kevin Bowers Grey Heron - Ryan's Field RSPB - Kevin Bowers Wren -Ryan's Field RSPB - Kevin Bowers

Little Egret, Grey Heron and Wren – Kevin Bowers

ConstantineBee-eater flew over mid-morning. (D Collins)

Goss Moor: 4+ Willow Tit, plus Long-tailed, Blue and Great Tits, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Bullfinch, Buzzard. (S Marquis)

Croft Pascoe/Goonhilly: 6 Cuckoo calling, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap (J Evans)

Truro: 4 Swift screaming over Bosvigo School am. (D Jenkins)

St Blazey Gate: 9 Red Kite over west to east. (S Wheatley)

Kenidjack: Iceland Gull on the sea at the bottom on Kenidjack Valley this morning Also Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary on the wing at the bottom of the Valley. (P Locker)

Stithians Reservoir: pair Canada Geese with 2 newly hatched young, Meadow Pipit feeding young at nest, 1 Cuckoo (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 juv Pied Wagtail, 11 Canada Goose goslings, 1 drk Gadwall, 5 Wigeon, 2 Curlew, 1 Siskin. (R Veal)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Raven, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellowhammer, 5 Linnet, 2 Buzzard, 1 Common Whitethroat, 5 Stonechat. (S Grose)

RAF St Mawgan: 1 Corn Bunting, 3 Skylark from Spitfire Corner. (S Grose)

Bodmin Moor, Bowithick: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Redstart, 1 Cuckoo, 10+ Swallow, 2 Swift, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Buzzard, 1 Robin, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap. Also 1 Beautiful Demoiselle dragonfly. (H Kendall & B Bryne) Bolventor to Brown Willy: 4 Red Kite (west late pm), 2m Whinchat, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 6 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Cuckoo, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Rowe) Temple: 4 Canada Goose, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 1 Cuckoo calling, 2 Swallow heading north, 1 Wren, 1 Robin, 1 Goldfinch (RB Girling)

Red Kite – Steve Rowe

Windmill Farm: single Heron, Cuckoo, Reed Warbler & Sedge warbler. 3 Broad-bodied Chasers, 2 Black-tailed Skimmers, Blue-tailed Damselfly & 2 Azure Damselflies. (J Horkey & K Dalziel)

Housel Bay, The Lizard: 7 Dunnock, 1m Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Wren, 20+ Jackdaw,
1 Whitethroat, 4 (3m 1f) Stonechat, 1 Raven. (M Webb)

Stonechat and Song Thrush – Martin Webb

Downderry: birds moving west before 0750 included a Great Skua, 6 Common Scoter, 4 Shelduck, 7 Manx Shearwater and 2 Great Northern Diver (also 7 of latter on sea). (A Payne)

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