Saturday 11th May 2024

Saturday 11th May 2024

Pendeen: 1 Tawny Pipit. (P Combridge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Purple Heron at 6am still at the stew pond with a Perch for Breakfast. (N Bastin, R Mudge)

Falmouth, 17.19: 4 Black Tern flew high north-west over garden. (M Broadbent)

Wheal Kitty: 1 Osprey over. (G Lawlor)

Carnewas4 Red Kite circling with 2 Buzzard. (A Quincey)

Devichoys Wood: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (J Chapman)

St Clement; Tresemple Pool: 1 Red Kite over. (M Costa)

St. Clements, 12.30-14.30: Mixed ‘flock’ of 50 plus Red Kites and Buzzards circling and landing on a newly mown field. (V Booth)

Springfield Close; St Austell: 6 Swift returned to breeding site. (per M Bowers)

Tregew:1 Red Kite, 2 Mistle Thrush. (D Peers)

Colliford reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 15 Canada Goose,1 Grey Heron,6 Great Crested Grebe,1 Whimbrel,1 Common Sandpiper,2 Tufted Duck,1 male Ring-neck Duck,3 Lesser Black-backed Gull,22 Mallard,5 Buzzard,1 Raven,76 Carrion Crow,15 Jackdaw,4 Magpie,6 Cuckoo,8 Stock Dove,12 Wood Pigeon,13 Blackbird,1 Song Thrush,2 Wheatear,14 Stonechat,4 Robin,8 House Sparrow,45 Linnet,8 Goldfinch,2 Dunnock,1 Goldsrest,1 Siskin,6 Wren,25 Swallow,9 Willow Warbler,1 Garden Warbler,7 Sedge Warbler,2 Grasshopper Warbler,4 ChiffChaff,2 Chaffinch,5 Great Tit,15 Meadow Pipit,2 Pied Wagtail,8 Skylark,1 Reed Bunting,9 Rabbit and 2 Roe Deer. (J Hale,N Woods,C Reed and DA Conway)

Liskeard: 3 Swifts over Moorswater viaduct, 4 Swifts over Liskeard Police Station and 1 Swift by Aldi Supermarket. (D Sharp)

Windmill Farm: Female Pheasant with chicks. (K White)

Davidstowe: Red Kite. (T Chipman)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Red Kite, 2 Garden Warbler, Moorhen with 1 chick. Blackcap, Wren, Willow Warbler and Chaffinch all nesting. (D Eva)

Trewithen Garden: 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow, 2 Robin, 3 Chaffinch. (K.Bowers)

Penwithick (Private Garden): 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 16 House Sparrow, 1 Jackdaw, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Dunnock, 2 Blackbird. (K.Bowers)

Predannack: male Nightjar in off the sea. Eventually settled among the rocks after being chased around the cliffs by a pair of Rock Pipits. 1 Redstart, 1 Red Kite, 1 Cuckoo, 1500 Manx Shearwater, 40 Kittiwake. (E O’Connor)

Kynance Farm: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cuckoo. (E O’Connor)

Mount Rose: 1 Red Kite, 4 Swift. (S Grose)

Ryan’s Field: 1 Black tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew (Inc yellow ringed 7C),  2 Turnstone, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 pr Oystercatcher, 3 Common  Sandpiper, Black headed Gull. NB: 10 Paddle Boarders on main estuary at 08.00hrs. (S Grose)

Sheffield: 2 Red Kite. (S Grose)

Newlyn: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 39 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Swift, 3 Purple Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Hayle, 16.00: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, in trees along cycle path by train station. (M Lenney)

River Allen, Knightsmill: f. Grey Wagtail catching flies.     Distillery: 1pr Grey Wagtail female carrying food, 1 Spotted Flycatcher.     Kelly Green: 1 f. Grey Wagtail, 1 Treecreeper. (S Ashby)

Ventonleage, Hayle: 2 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard over. (M Rouncefield)

Downderry, 06.10-07.35: 1 Great Northern Diver, 10 Gannet, c150 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua and 36 Kittiwake East. (A Payne)

Marazion Marsh: Ruff, 3 Redshank, 2 Whimbrel, Dunlin, Turtle Dove west over the marsh with three Collared Dove (08:02). (S Rogers)

Marazion Beach: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Great Northern Diver, 10 Whimbrel. 15 Sanderling, 6 Ringed Plover, 7 Sandwich Tern. (S Rogers)

Hell’s Mouth to Ryan’s Field: 1 juvenile Spoonbill at Gothian Sands NR (it flew up the Red River with a little egret), 1 small Adder at Upton Towans. (L Phillips)

Near Portscatho: 2 Guinea Fowl (S Ford)


Late submission, 10/05/24, Bartinney: 4 Cuckoo (1 fem), 3 Red Kite over, 4 singing Willow Warbler. (P Clarke)

Late submission, 10/05/24, Godrevy Headland: 3 Wheatears. 1  Pair Stonechats and several Swallows. (V Skilton)

Late submission, 10/05/24, St Agnes: 1 Red Kite. (V Skilton)


rrb & sja

Purple Heron with Perch – Nigel Bastin
Pheasant with chicks – Kathy White
Buzzard – Vic Booth
Red Kite – Vic Booth
Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers
Swallow – Kevin Bowers
Red Kite – Vic Booth
Chiffchaff – Kevin Bowers
Goldfinch – Kevin Bowers
Guinea Fowl – Steve Ford