Thursday 14th May 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020

Late news, 11/5, Penhalvean: 3 Red Kite. (D Carrier)

Late news, 13/5, Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Hobby. (S Rogers).

Nanjizal: 6 Turtle Dove, 1 Greenshank, 1 Siskin, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Blackcap. (K Wilson)

Merry Maidens: Lesser Whitethroat ssp. still singing and showing occassionally. (M Spicer)

Penzance: Osprey flew North. (M Elliott)

De Lank Quarry: (all birds singing males)  3 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Tree Pipit; also 10 Pearl-bordered Fritillary (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Tresillian River: 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover. (P Pearson)St Clement Truro: 3 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Greenfinch, Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Swallow. (P Pearson)

Carn-les-Boel: 1 Red Kite. (J Parker)

Caer Bran: 4 singing male Sedge Warbler, male Red-veined Darter (D Flumm)

Maer Lake: 17 House Martins with many perched on the soft mud picking up nesting material, 21 Swallows, c.5 Sand Martins, 5 Shelducks, 11 Carrion Crows. (H Kendall)

Sennen Cove: 1 Red Kite hanging in the wind over the Cove 17:35-17:45 hrs. (D Flumm)

Stithians: 1 Red Kite. (D Carrier)

Coverack: 1 Red Kite over B3294 at 08.45am. (P Tongue)

St Erth: 10 Red Kite ENE. (M Spicer)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Swift, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant, 30+Swallow, c20 House Martins, 22 Canada Geese plus 4 Goslings, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen. (R Mudge)

Gluvian: 1 Shelduck, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe recorded overnight (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 28 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 1 drake Teal viewed from public footpath above reserve. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare) Also 2 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Little Egret, 4 Gadwall, 20 Sand Martin, 15 House Martin, 6 Red-legged Partridge in vicinity. (hide currently closed), with 1 Curlew, 1 Shelduck, 2 Whimbrel in vicinity of Burniere Hide. (D Chaney)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 pr Song Thrush with 4 juv, 3 Cattle Egret. (Rock Helipad Field is part of an 11 acre private garden). (S Grose)

Kenidjack: Spotted Flycatcher, Wheatear, Blackcap. (S. Rogers)

Marazion beach: 33 Dunlin, 15 Sanderling, 6 Whimbrel (S. Rogers) Also drk Garganey on Longrock Pool this evening. (P St Pierre)

Sanderling, Steve Rogers

St Austell: 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Goldfinch in garden. (C Hooper)

Woodpigeon, C Hooper

Goldfinch, C Hooper

Par Lake: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Willow Warbler. (C Hooper)

Grey Heron, C Hooper

Malpas, Truro: 4 Siskin – 1m, 1f and 2 independent young coming regularly to our feeders, f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Robin taking food away, 4 House Martin at our nestboxes, 1 Bullfinch heard. 2 Buzzard flying together over woods opposite plus 4 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Whimbrel over Truro River. (A Hill)

Bedruthan: 1 m, 1 f Stonechat, 1 Skylark. (D Hastilow)

Stonechat, David Hastilow

Praa Sands: 2 Gannet. (J Boston)

Lizard, Lankidden: Small Pearl-boarded Fritilary. (J Foster)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Weasel (P Oldcorn)