Tuesday 19th May 2020

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Trethewey: Bee-eater heard only, early morning. (K Wilson)

Mounts Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver, 25 Purple Sandpiper (Jubilee Pool), 2 Common Dolphin (mother and calf), 2 Porpoise. (R Kirkwood).

Common Dolphin with calf-R Kirkwood

Common Dolphin-R Kirkwood

Purple Sandpiper-Mashuq Ahmad

Purple Sandpiper-R Kirkwood

Longrock: 1 Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver offshore early morning. (P St Pierre)

United Downs: Cuckoo (pair), 3 Garden Warbler and 1 Wheatear at the old landfill site. (F Bell)

Carnmeal Downs;Breage: 1m and 1f Yellowhammer. (G Adams)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: Cuckoo flying around here and Poldice Valley. (B Toms)

Chapel Porth: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Chiffchaff singing, 1 Blackcap, 1 Swift, 30 Swallow, 6 House Martin. (S Rowe)

Ardensawah: 2 Turtle Dove. (MD Wallace)

Madron Carn: 2 singing Yellowhammer. (P St Pierre)

Blackhead St Austell: 16 Great Northern Diver, 1 Dunlin, Gannet, Guillemot, Razorbill, 47 Manx Shearwater, 5 Common Scoter, 27 Kittiwake, 3 Fulmar, 3 Oystercatcher, Shag, Cormorant. (D Cooper)

Porthilly Point: 16 Ringed Plover overhead, 5 Sand Martin, 2 Shelduck. (S Grose)

St Issey: 1 Hare (roadkill on A39 next to halfway house pub). (S Grose)

Pencarrow Wood: 15 Chiffchaff,1 Willow Warbler,12 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 5 Siskin (B Bosisto L Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Willow Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 1m Blackcap, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1m Tufted Duck, plenty of Swallows and House Martins. (R Mudge)

Treverva: 24 Long-tailed Tit in single flock (some adults, but mostly juvs), 2 singing Blackcap (D Chaney)

Truro: Cormorant struggling with then devouring an eel(?) on the river beside the Cathedral. (E Atkins)