Monday 8th May 2017

Monday 8th May 2017

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Adult Purple Heron flew from the Cheshire Homes section at c09:25 and headed high north. (L Proctor, DK Parker)

Probus: 1 Purple Heron in garden this afternoon. (B Field)


Purple Heron – all photos, Brian Field

Sancreed: 2 Cuckoo, 5 Swift, 1 Garden Warbler; 1 Skylark west – unusual spring migrant here. (D Flumm)

St Levan: 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Grumbla: 1 Bee-eater briefly.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 Ruff, 2+ Whimbrel. (R Veal) Also 1 Spoonbill still.

Sennen: 1 Chaffinch, 2 House Sparrow, 14 House Martin. (K Bowers)

House Martin, Kevon Bowers

House Martin, Kevin Bowers

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Siskin, 1 Cuckoo. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: 1 male Serin at Pistill Meadow briefly this morning and in the village this afternoon.

Coombe nr Fowey: 1 Spotted Flycatcher in the NT carpark. (J Rance)

Spotted Flycatcher, John St Ledger

Newquay: 1 Red Kite drifted north over Pargolla Road at 11:05. (D Grose) 

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Ruff 1m 3f and dr Garganey late afternoon. (R Menari)

Trevose Head: 1 Spoonbill flew over heading east this afternoon.

St Austell: 1 Red Kite flew over this afternoon heading towards Carclaze. B( Bosistow)

Bude: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Wren, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 pair Reed Bunting, 1 pair Canada Goose with 7 goslings, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Kestrel, 3 Skylark and 75+ Swallow (H Wilkins)

Carn Galver: 3+ singing Grasshopper Warbler this evening. (DK Parker)