Wednesday 27th May 2020

Wednesday 27th May 2020

Polgigga: flock of 96 Red Kite at 1430, 1 Hobby and Hooded Crow still at Porthgwarra. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 33 Red Kite W or NW but not watched all day (2 @ 10:15 then 31 13:00-15:30). (D Flumm)

Lamorna: c60 Red Kites currently circling over 17:00. (M McKee) 17 Red Kite (soaring ca 1/2 m NW of Lamorna at 17:30). (N R Rogers)

Gurlyn Farm, Relubbus: 40 Red Kite (S Ellis)

Tregadillett/Egloskerry Area: 12+ Red Kites this evening.(B Craven)

Marazion: 9 Red Kite heading west around 14:40. (S Rogers) Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler from St Michael’s Way alongside Marsh, c20 sanderling on beach. (G Jones)

St Erth: 3 Red Kite. (M Spicer)

Penzance: 14 Red Kites thermalling over Sainsbury’s car park 16:40. (M McKee) 6 Red Kite over Tremenheere garden late morning. (P Fraser)

Carnyorth: 3 Red Kite north 10:50. (J Swann)

Carnanton woods: 1 Red Kite. (S Grose)

St Agnes: 1 Red Kite flew over garden 10am (F Barton)

Higher Larrick, Launceston: 1 Red Kite heading west.  (L Whitley)

Kenidjack: 2 Red Kite South, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Tawny Owl. (R Veal) Pair Raven with 2 fledglings, 1 Tawny Owl, Red Kite north 10:55 hrs. (D Flumm) 2 Wheatear carrying food items, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Green Hairstreak butterflies. (P Clarke)

Raven, Dave Flumm

Bartinney: 3 Cuckoo calling 0500. (R Veal)

Porth Joke: 5 Red Kite this morning. (S Rowe)

West Pentire, Crantock: 1 Red Kite (S Marquis)

Callestick: 3 Red Kites over; 1N @ 13.00, 1S @ 13.52 and 1S @ 13.58 (T Wilson)

Park Head: 7 Red Kite, 1 Corn Bunting (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Dunmere Woods: 11 Red Kite this pm. (P Roseveare)

Gluvian: 6 Red Kite (B Bosisto)

Nancemellin: 1 Red Kite between Gwithian and Kehelland. (K Bell)

Lanner: 4 Red Kite (E Harris)

Carclaze, St Austell: 4 Red Kite, 1 Kestrel, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk over. (D Cooper)

Carnon Downs: 2 Red Kite. (J Chapple)

Tregadillett: 2 Red Kites over at 13.15hrs (B Craven)

Helston: 2 Red Kite 13.15hrs. (S Bury)

Foxhole: Red Kite midday heading east. (G Treadwell)

Towednack: 1 Red Kite circling over Trink Hill at 3.30pm. (J Hawkey)

Goldsithney, nr Marazion: 12 Red Kite 3.40pm. (A Nicholls)

Goldsithney: 12 Red Kites hovered around my house. (N Beare)

Menheniot: 2 Red Kite travelling east 16:30. (A Thomas)

Hayle Estuary and reed beds:  5 Red Kites, flying Southwards, Reed Bunting (m & f feeding young), 4 Reed Warblers, 2 Whimbrel. (D Sharp)

Camborne: 3 Red Kite 15.40. (G Rogers)

College Reservoir: 13+ Red Kites, also a Reed Warbler singing. (L Langley)

Penryn: 1 Red Kite 4pm (J Holmes)

Werrington (near Launceston): 1 Red Kite over at 9.00 am. (A Davey)

Carbis Bay: 6 Red Kite over the garden at 12 am today. (H and S Hodder)

St Ives: Red Kite circling overhead at 15:30. (G Jones)

Red Kite, Steve Rowe

Red Kite, Steve Rowe

Red Kite, Deena Sharp

Pentire Farm and The Rumps: 3 Fulmar, 3 Gannet, 4 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 3 Red Kite, 2 Kestrel, 2 Peregrine, 2 Oystercatcher, 20 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 13 Puffin, 5+ Guillemot, 5+ Razorbill, 2 Wood Pigeon, 6 Skylark, 7 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 2 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 30 Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 4 House Sparrow, 5 Linnet, 3 Large White, 3 Green-veined White, 1 Orange tip, 2 Small Copper, 5 Common Blue, 2 Wall Brown, 5 Small Heath (M and V Scawen).

Maer Lake, Bude: 7 Shelducks, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Greenfinch ,1 Sedge Warbler, 9+ Mallard,  gatherings of hirundines – mostly House Martins and Swallows, c.40 in number, 4 Dunlins, 1 Pied Wagtail, Dunnock and Blackbird. (H Kendall)

Crowdy: Cuckoo, 4 Siskins (B Craven)

Friendship Woods, St. Hilary: Nuthatch chicks well grown nearly ready to fledge. (R Chiffers)

Black Head Trenarren: 4+ Linnets (D Hastilow)

Padstow: 29 Razorbill, 47 Guillemot on cliffs below Lellizzick, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Great Crested Grebe +2 juv. on the water (the nest being incubated at the far end in full view has been destroyed and the site currently abandoned). (S Grose)

Bodmin Moor, Caradon Hill: 2 Skylark, 1 Cuckoo, 6 Wheatear (including 1 pair feeding 2 young), 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Mistle Thrush. (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor, Cheesewring Farm: 1 Cuckoo, 1 pair Redstart feeding 2 young, 1 Sparrowhawk (circling). (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor, Sharp Tor: 1 pair Redstart feeding young in a hole in the wall 50M from car park. (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor, Withybrook Farm: 1 Male Redstart (singing), 3 Wheatear, 4 Swift.  (J St Ledger)

Skylark, John St Ledger

Redstart, John St Ledger

Mistle Thrush, John St Ledger

Helston: Ferruginous Duck still present on the boating lake. (M Greenhalgh)

Gannel Estuary:1 m Kingfisher on granite gabions. (S Grose)

Constantine: singing m Garden Warbler. (D Collins)