Friday 19th May 2023

Friday 19th May 2023

Cross Common, Lizard (private garden): Hawfinch. (P Sharp)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 summer plumaged Dunlin, 2 winter plumaged Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 18 Shelduck, 1 adult Great Black-backed Gull, 42, mostly immature, Herring Gull. (P Kemp)

Par, Spit beach: 20 Oystercatcher, 7 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Common Whitethroat. (R Hampshire)

Penzance: 1 Turtle Dove photographed in private garden. (R Mitchell)

Hayle Estuary: 2cy Bonaparte’s Gull still present near causeway bridge. (J Hawkey)

Carnsew: 25 Ringed Plover & 38 s/p Dunlin. (J Hawkey)

Gunwalloe area: 6 Stonechat (one fledgling), 3 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Skylark, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat. (S Van Hear, N Van Hear)

Maer Lake: 6 Dunlin; 1 Black-tailed Godwit. ( C Judge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove (pm): 5 Whimbrel on shore. (M Sullivan)

Sancreed: 1 Red Kite @ 19.29hrs heading towards the NE arm of Drift. (J Hawkey)

St Columb Major, Tresaddern: 1 Red Kite. (S Grose)

Stenalees: 1 Cuckoo. (S Grose)

Par Beach pool: 1 Reed Warbler. (S Grose)

Par Beach sand dunes: 2 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Greenfinch, 9 Linnet, 4 Stonechat, 1 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 3 Eider (2m+1f), 2 Whimbrel, 6 Swift, 1 Turnstone, 3 Sanderling, 19 Oystercatcher, 4 Lesser Black backed Gull nests on derelict dock building roof. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 5  Yellowhammer, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Swift, 5 Buzzard, 12 Linnet, 1m Bullfinch, 3 Common Lizard.(S Grose)

Newquay, Trevemper Bridge:  1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)
Late Submission, 17/05, Scillonian III: (B craven, V Stratton)
Penzance to the Wolf Rock Lighthouse: 453 Manx Shearwater, 66 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 5 Great Northern Diver, 12 Black-throated Diver (10 were in a raft), 1 Fulmar, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 9 Gannet, 1, Puffin, 1, Wader sp, 8 Common Dolphin, 1, Harbour Porpoise.
Wolf Rock Lighthouse to St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly: 19 Manx Shearwater, 17 Guillemot, 1 Gannet, 3 Puffin, 1 Kittiwake, 63 Shag, 126 Lesser Black-backed Gull,  4 Kittiwake, 4 Razorbill, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Cormorant, 2 Common Dolphin.
St. Mary’s , Isles of Scilly, to Wolf Rock Lighthouse: 15 Shag, 1 Grey Heron, 24 Herring Gull, 6 Cormorant, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 33 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 43 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 3 Kittiwake, 566 Manx Shearwater, 32 Puffin, 6 Gannet,  1 Common Dolphin.
Wolf Rock Lighthouse to Penzance: 878 Manx Shearwater, 33 Guillemot, 2 Fulmar, 18 Gannet, 12 Puffin, 9 Kittiwake, 14 Herring Gull, 12  Purple Sandpiper.

 

 

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Hawfinch – Phillip Sharp
Yellowhammeer – Shaun Grose