Monday 29th May 2017

Monday 29th May 2017

Late news, 28/5, St Gennys: 1 Red Kite and 1 Common Buzzard. (N Bastin)

Red Kite, Nigel Bastin


Buzzard, Nigel Bastin

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 sum plum Temminck’s Stint, early morning on Ryan’s Field (P St Pierre, P Fraser, J Martin), then flew north, later re-found on Copperhouse Creek (S Turner) but later again back on Ryan’s Field. (A McKecknie, B Field, D Parker, M Halliday, R Veal, et al) Lelant Saltings: 1 2cy Little Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Red Kite over. (J St Ledger), also 10 sum plum Dunlin and 8 Ringed Plover, (T Mills) plus 1 Wigeon, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 Whimbrel, 14 Black-headed Gull, 1 1st summer Mediterranean Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)


Temminck’s Stint, Brian Field


Temmick’s Stint, John Martin
Temminck’s Stint, Peter Tongue.
Temminck’s Stint, Tony Mills
Little Gull, John St Ledger

West Godolphin: 13 Raven, a once a year occurrence (numbers vary year on year) that appears to be an extended family introduction to this years young (three). (Steve Yandall)

Windmill Farm NR: 1 m Red-footed Falcon at 15:00, then flew east.

Kynance Road: 1 m Red-footed Falcon flew north towards Grochall at 9pm. (I Maclean)

St Just: 1 Snowy Owl, unconfirmed report in field near Bosavern Farm this morning (for 2nd day)

Godolphin Hill: 4 Red Kite flying west at 14.30. (Steve Yandall)

Crowlas: 2 Red Kite heading East midday. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh: 2 1st summer Hobby hawking, 1 Stonechat young and 3 Chiffchaff young. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Red Kite 13:10. (S Rowe) Northern cut-off hide: 1 Great White Egret, (reported from Southern cut-off in morning). (J St Ledger)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite over Pargolla Road at 3.20. (D Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Red Kite, 4 Buzzard, 1 Cuckoo, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 1 m Merlin over ( D Hastilow)

Penwithick: 1 Greenfinch , 8 House Sparrow , 2 Siskin , 4 Chaffinch , 3 Goldfinch , 2 Blackbird , 4 Jackdaw , 1 Crow , 2 Pied Wagtail , 8 Starling , 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker . (K.Bowers)

male Siskin, Kevin Bowers
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Barnacle Goose , 1 Greylag Goose , 1 Tufted Duck , 4 Coot. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Barnacle Goose, Bob Bosisto

Goss Moor: 1 Cuckoo , 2 Willow Tit. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Porthcothan: 1 Barn Owl chasing bats?  (S Grose)