Saturday 14th June 2014

Saturday 14th June 2014

Late news, 13/6, Looe: 1 m Eider. (D Mays)
St Buryan: 3 Red Kites towards Crows-an-Wra (12.40). (P&H Taylor)
Porthgwarra: 16 Red Kites over Ardensawah Farm at c11:00. (M Wallace)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 5 Mallard, 10 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge (feeding young) and Reed Warblers. Also 1 Hummingbird Hawk Moth. (DK Parker)
Marazion: 9 Red Kites all drifting west at 14:20, 14:37, 14:47 (2), 15:22 (4) and 15:49. (DK Parker)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Mute Swan, 164 Canada Geese plus 22 goslings, 15 Greylag, 6 hybrid geese, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 18 Mallard plus 6 ducklings, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen plus broods of 2 & 2 young, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Buzzard, 56 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Swallow, 4 Swift, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler plus 3 recently fledged young, 2 Willow Warbler and 5 Whitethroat. Also 1 Clouded Yellow, 1 Red-veined Darter, 2 Four-spot Chaser, 4 Emperor and numerous Azure and Blue-tailed Damselflies. (DK Parker)
Bodmin Moor, Halvanna Plantation: 2 Lesser Redpoll and 1 Roe Deer. Bolatherick: 1 male Redstart, many Wheatear with young. (D Eva) Garrow Tor: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Whinchat also present were Wheatear, Reed Bunting, Mistle Thrush, Redstart and a passing Red Kite. (A McKechnie)

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Cuckoo, Alex McKecknie

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Whinchat, Alex McKecknie

Gulval, Trythogga: 2 Red Kite (single W @ 1445 & a different one E at 1600hrs). (J Hawkey)
Penzance: 1 Red Kite (16.00) (R Phillips)
Ludgvan: 3 Red kites over low at 16:15. (R Menari)
Zennor: 1 Red Kite (15.10) (R&J Teague)
Rosudgeon: 5 Red Kite  (14.00/16.00) (I Webster)
Camborne, Troon: 2 Red Kite (18.30) (S Taylor)
Four Lanes, Ninemaidens School: 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (S Taylor)
Hudder Cove: 2 Guillemot chicks. (S Taylor)
Falmouth, Trescobeas area: 3 Red Kite. (J STLedger)

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Red Kite, John St Ledger

Sennen: 10-12 Red Kite. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Kelynack: 5 Red Kite following tractor cutting hay. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Botallack: 4 Red Kite over this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Carnyorth: 2 Red Kite over (1620). (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
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