Monday 1st June 2020

Late news, 25/5, Pendeen: Wing-tagged Red Kite (yellow T2) seen near Pendeen Coastguards on 25th May was tagged near Sixpenny Handley, Dorset on 5th Jan 2020 when aged as 2nd cal year and also seen near Abbotsbury, Dorset on 4th May this year. (P Clement)

Red Kite, Peter Clement

Late news, 28/5, Liskeard: 2 Nuthatch young successfully fledged from box. (L Birtwistle)

Late news, 29/5, Siblyback: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (A Dawson)

Late news, 30/5, Lower Polmorla, St Wenn: 1 Cuckoo calling from area of rushy fields. (I Bennallick)

Late news, 31/5, Tregonning Hill: 2 Red Kite; 1 Cukoo (heard, not seen). (A & P Taylor)

Land’s End: 2 ad Rosy Starling, fem Yellow Wagtail at Treeve Moor. (L Proctor, P Taylor)

Rosy Starling, Linton Proctor

Rosy Starling, Linton Proctor

Yellow Wagtail, Linton Proctor

St Just: Rosy Starling with the local Starling flock outside the back of the house on the secondary school playing field. (N Wheatley)

Nanjizal: Golden Oriole. (K Wilson)

Buryas Bridge: subad Night Heron flew across road toward Trewidden Gardens. (J Ryan)

Newquay: Rosy Starling reported in area.

Lizard: Serin reported flew East over Lloyd’s Lane at 8:04am.

Skewjack: Hen Harrier over. (M Wallace)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Barnacle Goose. (M Spicer)

Drift Reservoir: small Canada-type Goose still, resembling Lesser Canda Goose (B.c parvipes) or Taverner’s Cackling Goose (B.h taverneri), 3 Red-veined Darter. (D Parker)

Trevescan: 1 Turtle Dove. (K Wilson)

Bodmin Moor, Cheesewring Farm: 1 pair Redstart (feeding young) 3 Yellowhammer. Opposite Sharptor Cottage: 1 pair Redstart (feeding young in hole in wall). Wardbrook Farm: 1 Redstart (male – singing), 2 Wheatear, 4 Swift. Near Ninestones Farm: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk (over), 3 Roe Deer. Golitha Falls: 1 Treecreeper. (J St Ledger)

Redstart, John St Ledger

Grasshopper Warbler, John St Ledger

Yellowhammer, John St Ledger

Par Beach Pool: 1 Bar-headed goose among Canada Geese. (R Barlow)

Bartinney: female Cuckoo pursued by Whitethroat and Meadow Pipits. (B Toms)

Perranarworthal: 1 Red Kite, 1 Nuthatch. (A & P Taylor)

Maer Lake: 27 House Martins collecting food for their young on the nearby houses, and some collecting mud, c. 10 Swallows, 8 Shelducks. (H Kendall)

Crowlas: Red Kite over. (R Veal)

Mouls Island, Polzeath: 15 Puffin (11 on land & 4 in water or air), many hundreds of Guillemot. (A Langdon)

Guillemot, Adrian Langdon

Puffin, Adrian Langdon

Puffin, Adrian Langdon

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit (one carrying food), 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Canada Geese plus 7 Gosling, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Cormorant, 1 Jay. (R Mudge)

Trescowe: Cuckoo calling, also present 31/5. (L Hodges)

Wadebridge: 19 Black headed Gull feeding at sewage treatment works. (S Grose)

Trevose: 4 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit. (D Sharp)

Minions: 1 Green Woodpecker and many juvenile Starlings. (D Sharp)

Green Woodpecker, Deena Sharp

Bedruthan: 2 Shag (on cliff ledge nest), Fulmar, Skylarks. (D Sharp)

Saturday 30th May 2020

Late news, 25/5, Levant: 2 Red Kites. (G Ruhrmund)

Late news, 25/5, Carn Gloose: 1 Kestrel. (G Ruhrmund)

Late news, 26/5, Penzance: 3 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool, down from 15 on 25th. (M Ahmad)

Late news 29/5, Kenidjack: Hobby flew east over valley at c12:00. It,or another, flew east over St Just at 13:55. (P Clarke)

St Levan: Adult male Little Bittern inadvertently flushed from Sycamore Valley south of Grey Gables house and flew towards the chuch but lost to view and not relocated. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: Tawny Pipit at Nanjizal House. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Golden Oriole flew along Bosistow Lane this evening and dropped into trees behind the duckpond. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Hobby, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 55 Canada Geese including 3 hybrids and a pair with 2 (from 3 earlier) goslings, 25 Swift, 1 Garden Warbler. Also a small Canada Goose sp. resembling parvipes ‘Lesser Canada Goose’ (present 2nd-8th May then returned today).  (D Flumm)

parvipes-type Canada Goose (with Greater Canadas and a hybrid), Dave Flumm

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Pair of Tufted Duck on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker) Also 3 Little Grebe + 6 juv, 9 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Hayle Harbour: 1 m Kestrel with prey, 1 Oystercatcher incubating eggs on roof. (S Grose)

Land’s End: c185 Guillemot on Armed Knight. (D Flumm) 250+ Guillemot, 8+ Razorbill, 1 pair Wheatear (carrying food). (J St Ledger)

Guillemot, John St Ledger

Wheatear, John St Ledger

Carn Glaze, Bartinney Downs: 6 Red Kite. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary: Osprey over Camel Trail at the Shooting Range, it circled couple of times then few off north. (N McBreen)

St Just in Roseland: Two Red Kite. (J Cumming)

Pentire Point West: 1 Barn Owl towards Crantock Beach. (S Grose)

Pillaton: 15 Swift to the north west. (I J Bennallick)

Stepper Point: Male Yellow Wagtail ssp  in cattle fields above quarry but very elusive. (B Bosisto L Payne P Roseveare)

Kit Hill, Callington: 7  Buzzard, 1 Red Kite, 1 Kestrel. (G Roberts) 4 Red Kite over fields just to the south of Kit Hill 10:30 – 12:45. (M Beer)

Harrowbarrow: Willow / Marsh Tit visiting our garden feeders. (G Roberts)

Cheesewring area, Bodmin Moor:  3 Wheatear (including one at nest site),  4 Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 female Yellowhammer (collecting nesting material). Also 1 Small Heath butterfly. (D Sharpe)

Minions Village: 15+ Starlings, including many juveniles. (D Sharpe)

Stithians: 1 Red Kite, 1 Lapwing, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 pairs Reed Bunting have fledged 4 chicks each, 2 pairs of Whitethroat with broods of  4 young and 6 young, 2 pairs of Willow Warbler with broods of 4 young and 6 young (D Eva)

Botallack: 1pr Wheatear. (S Grose)

Kenidjack: 1 m/juv Sparrowhawk, 4 Raven, 1 m Blackcap, 7 Linnet, 1 Song Thrush ( feeding young, has a metal ring on left leg). (S Grose)

Cape Cornwall: 1 m Kestrel, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 3 Rock Pipit, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Carn Gloose: 13 Linnet, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Buzzard, 3 Swift. (S Grose)

Cot Valley: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Grose)

Penlee Point: Spotted Flycatcher at Penlee NR this morning. (C Buckland)

Gluvian, St Mawgan: 3 Red Kite east, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Noctule Bat (B Bosisto)

Carbis Bay: 4 Red Kite. (H Hodder)

Ottery St Mary: 1 Red Kite. (R Camm-Keyte)

St Ives: 1 Red Kite heading E 10.30h (G Jones)

Penryn: 1 Red Kite over East 1630. (J Holmes)

The Rumps: 14 Puffin, 20+ Guillemot, 10+ Razorbill, few Shags and Cormorants, large pod of Common Dolphin. (M Lammas)

Wadebridge, St. Matthews Hill: 4 Red Kite (D Wilson)

Camelford: 2 Red Kites, high and heading NE. (J Burges)

Thursday 28th May 2020

Late news, 26/05, between Trevelmond and A390: Male Stonechat calling from hedgerow (C&J Duffy)

Late news, 27/05, Dobwalls: 1 Red Kite over the village around midday, flying north east (C&J Duffy)

Late News, 27/05, Treverva: 1 Cuckoo calling briefly, Garden Warbler. (D Chaney)

Late news, 27/05, The Mount, Par: 2 juv Tawny Owl calling, adult seen at 21:45. (R Hampshire)

Late news, 27/5, Rilla Mill: 6 Red Kite at 18:00 drifted off south west. (W & P Hinton)

Late news, 27/5, St Day: Cuckoo seen and calling frequently until sunset at  United Downs. (S Marshall)

Nanjizal: 2cy male Scops Owl trapped and ringed this morning, also Golden Oriole singing. (K Wilson) Please note there is no public access to the ringing site. Please keep to public rights of way and do not drive down Bosistow Lane.

Drift Reservoir: presumed Montagu’s Harrier this evening flew north. (M Ahmad)

Wadebridge: 2 Red kite, 1 Hare from Blable Gate. (S Grose) 5+ Red Kite over the showground. (O Old) 3 Red Kites overhead drifting east St Matthews Hill. (D.Wilson)

Vellandreath: 45 Red Kites east. (M Ahmad)

Red Kite – Mashuq Ahmad

Red Kite – Mashuq Ahmad

Red Kite – Mashuq Ahmad

Red Kite – Mashuq Ahmad

Red Kite – Mashuq Ahmad

Land’s End: 30+ Red Kites along the coast path. (P St Pierre) Many in the Sennen area. (S Williams)

Porthgwarra: 5 Red Kite at 08:30. (N Rogers)

Polgigga: 12 Red Kite (at 10:15 between Land’s End and Polgigga) (N Rogers)

Widemouth Bay: 1 Red Kite. (G & G Watton)

Harlyn Bay: Red Kite over our garden at 09:15.  Drifted east towards Trevone mobbed by crows & gulls. (S Lilley)

Trevose Head: 4 Canada Goose, 2 Red Kite, 4 Swift, 10 Swallow, 1 Tree Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Sancreed: c40 Red Kites this morning including one in our back garden! Many drifting back east. (D Flumm)

Red Kite – Dave Flumm

Red Kite – Dave Flumm

Red Kite – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Red Kite drifted over high heading north east. Also 1 Mute Swan, 29 Canada Geese plus 7 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 9 Shelduck plus 1 duckling, 6 Oystercatcher plus 1 chick, 7 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Black-headed Gull. (DK Parker) 21 flying over from Hayle Estuary between 10:00 – 12:00. (H and S Hodder)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew, 12 Oystercatcher, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 7 Shelduck, 1 Canada Goose, 5 Buzzards. (P Kemp)

Bezurrel: 20 Red Kite 10:45 to 12:00. (T Polglase)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Red Kite over mid-day. (B Toms)

Carn Marth, Redruth: 1 Red Kite around 19.00 hrs. (M Tucker)

Falmouth, The Moor: 1 Red Kite mobbed and heading east at 07:40, 3 Swift (S Van Hear)

Carnyorth: 20+ Red Kites over north east at 12:40. (J Swann)

Pendeen: 8 Red Kites over by 10:20 including one with yellow wing tags T2. (P Clement)

Chun Castle, Pendeen: 4 Red Kite. (C Baker)

Roche: Red Kite circling at 13:50. (D Brookes)

St Mawgan, Carloggas: 5 Swift & 1 Red Kite midday. (L Curry)

Bude: 2 Red Kites drifted north east at 10:00. (N Bastin)

St Columb Road: 6 Red Kites, being harassed by gulls, high over drifting rapidly north. (A & B Tregunna)

St Gothian Sands: 3 Barnacle Geese, 22 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe ( D Eva )

Restronguet: 74 Red Kite heading north. (J Chapple)

Malpas, Truro: 1 Red Kite over Malpas in morning and 2 over Malpas and Tresilian river early afternoon. (A Hill)

Ventonleague, Hayle: Movement of Red Kites today. 19 with one at 07.15am. and 8 together at 11.10am. Also 1 Hobby through at 13.15pm moving east, + 3 Buzzards. (P & J Rutter)

Loggans Moor, Hayle: Red Kite heading E over A.30 @ 16.45hrs. (J Hawkey)

Newquay: 18 Red Kites 4.00-4.20pm all heading east in the Treloggan area. (D Grose) 8 Red Kite presumably some of the same ones (L Ashton)

St Keverne: 8 Long-tailed Tits, 4 Swift, 2 Swallows, 1 Red Kite. (H Norton)

Coverack: 3 Red Kite flew over toward St Keverne 17:00. (A McLean)

Constantine: 1 Red Kite east at 10.30 and 3 together east at 3.30. (D Collins)

Camelford: 1 Red Kite 1400hrs high over Valley Truckle, another or the same, lower over Camelford at 1530 hrs. (J Burges)

Falmouth: Red kite East over Tregoniggie Industrial Estate/Watson Marlow at 3:30pm (G Wills)

Budock Water: 2 Red Kite at 16.40. (S Davies)

Penzance: 6 Red Kite midday over Heamoor. (P St Pierre) 1 Red Kite hovering above fields in the Trythall area. (L Coyle)

Gulval: 6 Red Kite and 1 Hobby over Polkinghorne farm 0830-1600. (D Robinson)

St Ives: 2 Red Kites E between 09:00-09:30. (G Jones) 4 Red Kites over our garden Carbis Bay. (H and S Hodder)

St Ives, the cemetery /Man’s Head: 30+ Starling, 5 Wren, 2+ Stonechat and 4 Holly Blue butterflies. (K Money)

Carbis Bay to Lelant: 9 Red Kite. (H and S Hodder)

Crowan: 1 Red Kite about 2pm heading southwards. (M Pawluk)

Lerryn: 2 Red Kite at 4.45pm heading eastwards towards Lanreath (J Parfitt)

Lostwithiel: 3 Red Kite Polscoe over the A390. (A Betts)

St Austell: 2 Red Kites being harassed by a Sparrowhawk 17:30, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Siskin at golf club. (G Kingdon)

The Rumps: 10 Puffin 10.30. (T Imber)

Maer Lake: 7 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 8 Dunlin (breeding plumage), 3 Black-headed Gulls, 1 f Mallard with 10 duckling, 2 Moorhen on nest in middle of lake, Swallows, House Martins. (T Nicholson)

Helman Tor: Cuckoo 1 calling. (E Mayhew)

Red Kite – Sam Williams

Tuesday 26th May 2020

Late News, 13 May, Penhale Point: 6 Wheatear, 2 Pr Stonechat, 4 Skylark, 5 Meadow pipit, 4 Rock pipit, 6 Linnet, 2 Whitethroat, 12 Razorbill on cliff below Ligger Point SW758 582. (D Thomas)

Late News, 19 May. White Cross, Newquay: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Yellowhammer, 2 Skylark, 6 Sparrow, 1 pr Wren, 1 pr Dunnock, 2 pr Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, 1 pr Pied Wagtail, 1 pr Raven with 3 young, 3 Buzzard. 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Thomas)

Late News, 20 May White Cross, Newquay: 30+ Golden Plover, these flew around several times high in the sky, disappeared towards Fraddon. This is the latest date we have seen Golden Plover here, usually seen in April.(D Thomas)

Wadebridge: 21 Shelduck in field nr Trewornan Dam. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 female Marsh Harrier. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Porthilly: 1 Ringed Plover, 21 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Pentire; Polzeath: 7 Puffin on Mouls Island, 1 juvenile Wheatear being fed by parents. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Park Head: 1 juvenile Wheatear. (M Bosisto)

Buttermilk Hill: 5 Red Kite flying east towards St Ives. (J Eaton)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Red Kite over. (D Hastilow) 1 Red Kite E over the estuary at 4.30pm (J Hawkey)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Red Kite circling high then 1 later flew NW direction. (P Moore)

Newlyn: flock of c8 Black Swans over at 09.20 came in over the Harbour from South and headed towards Drift following Coombe River. (R Chiffers)

Madron: 1 Red Kite at 6pm. (J Emery)

Sancreed: 2 Red Kite west over village 15:55 hrs then north followed by another 16:10. (D Flumm)

Canonstown: 2 Siskin. (J Mundy). 2 Red Kite. (M Spicer)

Siskin- J Mundy

Tregeseal: 4 Red Kite. (S Williams)

Falmouth: 3 Red Kite at around 5pm today. (K Elvans)

Carharrack: 1 Cuckoo, 7 Siskin (3 adult female & 4 juvenile) (R Hooper)

Stithians: Pair of Canada Geese with 3 goslings southern cut off, Pair of Willow Warbler feeding 6 young at nest, Pair of Blackcap feeding 5 young at nest. 1 Greenshank. ( D Eva )

Breney Common CWT Nature Reserve: 2 Tree Pipit, 4 Meadow pipit, 4 Yellowhammer, 40+ Long-tailed Tit (several families flying in one large flock, 4 Garden Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 5 Willow warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Buzzard, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Cuckoo and 3 Nuthatch. Marsh fritillary, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Green Hairstreak, Speckled Wood and Common Blue, Broad-bodied Chaser, Four-spot Chaser. (D Thomas) 

Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Cuckoo in fields between South Penquite Farm & Bradford.
4 Cuckoo, 3 Wheatear, 1 Green Woodpecker (heard); also 8 Red Deer and 1 Roe Deer between De Lank Waterworks and Garrow Tor. (J St Ledger, M Lammas, S Marquis)

Temple: Party of 8 adult Canada Goose, 1 Buzzard, 3 vocal Cuckoo, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush. (RB & PC Girling)

Carfury: male Red-backed Shrike. (M Elliott)

Penzance: 3 Red Kite. (M Elliott)

Truro: 15 Swift. (P Fraser)

St Just: 12 Red Kite. (N Shanks)

Gulval: 15 Crossbill West. (M Elliott)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Cuckoo. (P Walsh)

Caerthillian area: 1 Woodchat Shrike (4th of spring on Lizard). (M Pass)

Cot Valley: Golden Oriole in flight, dropped into centre of valley but not relocated. (N Wheatley)

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Tuesday 18th June 2019

Late news, 17/6, Lower Tregantle: Barn Owl feeding first thing.

Late news, 17/6, Downderry: Distant Great Northern Diver, Fulmar, 7 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 3 Shag.

Drift Reservoir: Male Golden Oriole heard in the car park this morning at 11:00. (J Lawman)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Cuckoo this morning around the grass bank in front of the marsh. Presumably a returning migrant. (S. Rogers, P. Walsh)

Lostwithiel: 2 Siskin (male and female) in a private garden. This pair has been present on and off for most of the spring with the male more frequent. Possibly nesting nearby. (E Mayhew)

Par Beach area: 2 Swallows feeding along beach wrack line; 2 Linnet; 1 Song Thrush with food for young – all in dune area. (R. Barlow)

Porthilly Point: 42 Sand Martin, 3 Linnet,11 Greenfinch, 29 Oystercatcher, 1 Skylark, 4 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 4 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Lizard Point: 2 Balearic Shearwater flew west.

Truro Leats: 1 Juv Dipper (S. Rogers)

Hantergantick Quarry, St Breward: 1 juvenile . ( B Bosisto L Payne )

DeLank: 1 Male Redstart , 2 Cuckoo , 1 Siskin , 3 juvenile . ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Scribble Downs: 2 Mistle Thrush , 1 Grasshopper Warbler , 1 Whinchat. ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Watchcroft area: 8 Linnet, 2 Cuckoo, 10 Skylark, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Stonechat, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Painted Lady, 2 Meadow Brown, 1 Small Skipper, 1 Ringlet. (J Evans)

Lizard Point: 1 Black Tern west; 3 Puffin including one close inshore feeding; 1 ad Mediterranean Gull in the afternoon. (D Collins)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Dipper, 2 Kingfisher, 7 Great Crested Grebe +2 Juv, the second pr nesting have abandoned the nest. (S Grose)

Thursday 6th June 2019

Late news, 05/06, Dobwalls: Barn Owl flying over fields next to railway line at 21.20 (C&J Duffy)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis, 6 Swift, 3 Sand Martin. (S Rogers) Glossy Ibis high east to west over the marsh then headed toward Hayle at 07:45 followed 5 minutes later by a Turtle Dove flying low east to west at the front of the marsh and over Longrock. (S.Cox).

Marazion Beach: 14 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin,1 Ringed Plover. (S Rogers)

Trenow Cove: 4 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 30 Sanderling, 10 Dunlin, 2 Shelduck with 2 young, 1 1s Med Gull. (S Rogers)

Ponsongath, Lizard: Golden Oriole young Male singing and showing occasionally until 08:50 at least (J Foster, M Pass)

Portreath to Bassets Cove: 1 adult Linnet feeding a young bird. Lots of corvids (mainly Rooks and Jackdaws) in fields inland from coast path near Carvannel Downs and 5 Raven consisting of 2 adults and 3 young.  One Kestrel and numerous Fulmar soaring around the cliffs near Portreath. (D King)

Sennen Cove: 1 European Storm-petrel one mile west of the Cove this morning; steady passage of Manx Shearwater. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Men-an-Tol/Watch Croft: 2 Cuckoo, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Skylark, 8 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Raven, 2 Buzzard, 6 Whitethroat, 3 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Breney Common: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker visiting nest hole with young inside . 4 Yellowhammer Several Green Hairstreak, Marsh Fritillary and Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary butterflies. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

St Erth river: 11 Reed Warbler and 2 Sedge Warbler territories between BK Fisheries and Hayle. Also 2 fledged Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 family parties of Willow Warblers and 1 of Wrens. I understand that the resident Muscovy Duck has been savaged and killed by a dog! (DK Parker)

Rock Helipad Field: 1 Mistle Thrush, 11 Greenfinch, 36 Linnet. (S Grose)

Tamar Valley, Greenscoombe Woods: Heath Fritillary. (G Gordon)

Heath Fritillary, Graham Gordon

Heath Fritillary, Graham Gordon

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Sunday 12th May 2019

Late news, 11/5, Stithians Reservoir: 5 Common Swift, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron (including 1 juv). (D Chaney)

Trelevear, nr Coverack: male Woodchat Shrike on the road to Treleaver Farm. (J Foster, L Ozsanlav-Harris, T Phelps, L Langley, M Doyle) 1 Wheatear, Garden Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat. (S Bury, D Wright)

Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat – Dougy Wright

Land’s End: 1 Serin, 1 Redpoll, 1 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (P St Pierre) 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Marsh Harrier over. (R Augarde, B Mellow) Also 1 Garden Warbler. (S Rowe)

Penlee Point: 1 Golden Oriole reported.

Brew Pool, Sennen: 1 Marsh Harrier and 7 Red Kite over. (S Rowe)

Trevilley: 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing. (P St Pierre) 4 Red Kite over. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Truro: 1 Red Kite. (B Mellow, R Augarde)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Cuckoo over this morning. (S Rogers)

Marazion Beach/Mount’s Bay: 10 Sanderling, 8 Whimbrel, 7 Sandwich Tern, 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Rogers)

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad pale Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Chapel Point, Mevagissey: 3 Whimbrel, 4 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 House Martin, 16 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher. (B Bosisto)

Skewjack: Marsh Harrier & 2 Red Kite over at 15:40. (M Wallace)

Garrow Tor, Bodmin Moor: 1 Red Kite overhead moving west, 2 Cuckoo. (P Crispin, L Ford)

Croft Pascoe Plantation: 2 Cuckoo, 10 Siskin, 2 Pied Flycatcher (1 poss juv), 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Willow Warbler. (J Evans)

Goss Moor: singing Lesser Whitethroat. (D Julian)

St Dennis to Whitemoor: 3 Cuckoo, 5 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 female Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Whitethroat, 8 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 9 Sand Martin at nest site. (P Ash)

Cuckoo and Stonechat – Paul Ash

Mousehole: 3 prs of Fulmar at the end of Cave Lane. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 pr Mute Swan, 1 Gadwall, 4 Little Grebe, 31 Tufted Duck, 3 Shelduck, 8 Coot +3&2 young, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Linnet, 1 Raven, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 House Martin, 5 Stonechat, 1 Buzzard, ‘many’ Sand Martin, 1 Great Northern Diver off Godrevy lighthouse. (S Grose)

Penhale Point, nr Perranporth: 13 Linnet, 2 Whimbrel +1 predated Bird, 2 Puffin off Carters Rocks. (S Grose)

Lerryn Creek, Fowey: Shelduck plus ten ducklings. (R Kirkwood)

Shelduck with young – Rupert Kirkwood

Penwithick: 1 Jay, 15 House Sparrow, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Great Tit, 7 Chaffinch, 2 Blue Tit. (K Bowers)

Bullfinch and Great Tit – Kevin Bowers

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