Saturday 30th May 2020

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)