Monday 30th May 2022

Monday 30th May 2022

Predannack: Unconfirmed Eastern Race Long-legged Buzzard; perched on gate at Predannack then flew toward Kynance. Uniform light fawn mantle to head. Longer and narrower wings than Common Buzzard with dark primaries, long yellow legs, flight low and slow to ground with Short Eared Owl characteristics. Eventually perched on post near Predannack/Kynance boundary and mobbed by any bird species in the vicinity.  (J Evans)

Walmsley Sanctuary: pair Mute Swan with 3 cygnets, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Gadwall ( D Eva )

Walmsley: female Marsh Harrier (1st yr) hunting and perched on Middle Amble marsh. (G Stephenson)

Camel (from Berniere): 9 Greylag Goose, brood of 9 Shelduck, 15+ Little Egret, Red Kite N, 70+ Dunlin. (G Stephenson)

Godolphin Cross: Stock Dove calling. (C Richards)

Kiberick Cove: 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing male), 1 Yellowhammer. (L Sampson)

Maer Lake: (0710–0830), 20 Dunlin, 1 Wood Sandpiper + Shelduck, Mallard, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Sand Martin, Grey Heron. (K Hannavy)

Chapel Carn Brea: 1 Red Kite, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 1 Cuckoo calling. (R Netherton)

The Mouls: 250 Guillemot, 20 Razorbill, 6 Puffin ( including 2 visiting burrows ) ( D Eva )

Saltash: 1 Cattle Egret flew south over Tamar Bridge 15:40. (D Clegg)

Marazion beach: 59 Dunlin, 30 Sanderling, 8 Ringed Plover. (D Flumm) Flock of c100 waders , c 70 Dunlin but also c28 Sanderling and c2 Ringed Plover present in the evening. (A McKechnie)

Marazion Marsh: female-type Marsh Harrier with worn flight feathers and reduced yellow considered to be different to recent individual. (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1drk Garganey, 1pr Mute Swan + 7 cygnets, 16 Canada Goose 4pr with goslings, 1f Mallard with 4 ducklings, 2 Moorhen, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 4 (2m 1f 1juv) Stonechat, 3pr Linnet, 6 Goldfinch 14.00 – 15.00. (M Webb)

Marazion: 7 Sandwich Tern offshore, 2 Whimbrel on Hogus rocks, 2 Turtle Dove NW through. (P Fraser)

Nanquidno: 1 pair Moorhen with 7 pulli shooting ponds at head of valley. Red Kite over. (D Flumm)

West Penwith: singing male Yellowhammer at confidential site. (D. Flumm)

Downderry: 4 Great Northern Diver on sea early evening. (A Payne)

St Columb Minor: 1 Yellowhammer again calling from hedge below Fair park Cemetery.(S Grose)

St Columb Major: 2 Cuckoo in flight with 1 prob Meadow Pipit.( S Grose)

Rock Helipad field: 20 Linnet,1pr Greenfinch with 3 new fledglings, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker.(S Grose)


St Just, Penwith: 16+ Red Kites high over Kenython heading SW at 8.35am (P&P Callaway)

Truro: 1 Red Kite moving east over Truro at 9.30am. (J Davies).

Goonzion Downs, St Neot: 7 Red Kite over between14:35 and 15:10 (M & R Frost)

College Reservoir: 2 Red Kite to the south of the reservoir; 1 at 9:25 then high off and over Falmouth to the east, the other west at 10:00. (D Chaney)

Penryn: 2 Red Kites, east over Penryn, 11:00. (J Holmes)


Late Submission, 29/05, Hendrifton Farm, Common Moor : 1 Red Kite over our house, near Common Moor PL14 6ER, early afternoon. (S Shepperson)

Late Submission, 29/05, Porthkerris Cove: Red Kite being mobbed by 2 x Ravens at Porthkerris Cove,The Lizard at 14:30 (D Roberts)

Late submission, 29/5, Lizard: 17 Red Kite at 13.36pm, 4 Whitethroat, 1pr Stonechat, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Late submission, 29/5, Housel Bay: 19 Fulmar, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)


Lesser Whitethroat – Lawrence Sampson
Lesser Whitethroat – Lawrence Sampson
Yellowhammer – Lawrence Sampson
Little Egret – Martin Webb
Garaganey – Martin Webb
Garganey – Martin Webb
Mute Swan – Martin Webb
Red Kite – Dave Flumm
Yellowhammer – Dave Flumm
Dunlin – Alex McKechnie
Sanderling – Alex McKechnie