Saturday 13th May 2023

Saturday 13th May 2023

Haye Estuary: 3 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 2 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Linnet, 5 Orange Tip Butterflies. ( Chris Hooper) 1 2cy Bonaparte’s Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel and 20 Red Kite over in small groups at 13.30. (T Wilson) 1 Wheatear (male), 5 Little Egret. (M Sullivan) 26 Shelduck, 6 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher,2 Red Kite over, 1 Bonaparte’s Gull still. (S Grose)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank. (T Wilson)

Goonhilly Downs: Purple Heron in flight heading towards Mullion @09:45.  (per M Askew)

Gerrans: 1 Grey Partridge (f) and 1 Red Kite. (L Sampson)

RSPB Marazion Marsh: 5 Red Kite , 6 Stonechat , 4 Linnet , 6 Little Egret , 6 Grey Heron , 2 Buzzard , 4 Dunnock , 10 Jackdaw , 2 Sedge Warbler , 1 Wren , 8 Carrion Crow . (K.Bowers) Purple Heron flew in just before 20:00 this evening. (DK Parker)  2 Sanderling on beach, 25 Red Kite at 12.30 and 2 Swift. (T Wilson)

Polgigga to Chapel Carn Brea: Red Kite, minimum 120 birds and perhaps as many as 200 but difficult to count due to their continual roaming. 75 were counted together at Polgigga mid afternoon. Also 2 Hobby, 1 Turtle Dove from Raftra viewpoint. (S. Rogers, M. Wallace, N Rogers) 1 Ring Ouzel at Chapel Carn Brea. (Birdguides)

Heamoor: 26 Red Kite in kettle, then headed north west. (P St Pierre)

St Just: 160 Red Kite flew north . (N Wheatley)

Pendeen: 20 or more Red Kites sighted over Trewellard and Pendeen today. (J Evans)

Land’s End: 12 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler., 1 Chiffchaff , 1 Willow Warbler , 1 Blackcap. (P Fraser)

Sennen: 15 Red Kite  South at 9.30 looked like from roost. (P Fraser)

Skewjack: 30 Red Kite at 10:15, Hobby. (P Fraser)

Pendrea, St Buryan: 20 Red Kite NE at 11:15. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack valley: A M; Red Kite 2 groups this morning, 29 midmorning and 22 at c12.30 both groups moving north or northeast.(P Clarke)

West Penwith: 1 Yellowhammer, singing male. (T Mills)

Rosewall Hill: 64 Red Kite flying NE between 11.00h and 13.00h. 1  Cuckoo. ( G Jones)

Hayle: 4 Red Kite soaring high over private garden heading east. (M Webb)

Ventonleague: 12 Red Kite. (P Smale)

Treglisson Garden Centre: 20 Red Kite. (P Smale)

Longrock Pool: 7 Red Kite over, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cettis Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler.(S Grose)

Treknow; Boat Cove: 5 Whimbrel,  5 Oystercatcher, 9 Turnstone, 2 Little Egret, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Herring Gull, 2 m Orange Tip Butterfly. (M Claughton)

Gwennap Churchyard: Buzzard & female Sparrowhawk on same thermal. 11.40 (L Cox)

Trenerth,Reawla: 1 Red Kite at 17.45. (T & A Polglase)

Stithians Res: 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, male and female Cuckoo, 2 Stonechat. Nesting Willow Warbler, Robin, Dunnock, Blackbird, Linnet, Goldfinch, Chaffinch ( D Eva )

Stithians Village: 8 Red Kite, 1 Cuckoo. (M Grantham)

Lizard, Croft Pascoe: 1 Spotted Flycatcher in pines, 1 Reed Bunting. (T Wilson)

Falmouth Bay, AK Wildlife Cruise:  1500 Manx Shearwater, 1500 Guillemot, 100 Razorbill, 20 Puffin, 4 Great Northern Diver, 30 Gannet, 10 Common Dolphin, 8 Harbour Porpoise. (S Van Hear)

Falmouth: 12 Red Kites NE over garden this afternoon. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius)

Foxhole: 1 Cuckoo this morning, 2 pairs Tufted Duck. (L Bosisto) 2 Swift. (P Wilkins)

Nanpean: 1 Raven. (L Bosisto)

Gluvian: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (L Bosisto)

Lanivet: 1 Red Kite. (K Cherry)

Carclaze; St Austell: 1 leucistic Red Kite. (K Kearney)

Trewoon: 5 Red Kite flew high over the village mid afternoon, heading north. (I Toogood-Johnson)

Goss Moor: 2 Cuckoo, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Siskin,  2 Marsh Tit, 2 Teal, 4 Canada Goose, 8 Garden Warbler, 9 Blackcap, c10 Chiffchaff, c20 Willow Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Swallow, 2 Goldcrest. (P Roseveare)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Yellowhammer. (L Colli) Hepatic morph Cuckoo. (D Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Red Kite west at 13.50. (S Rowe)

The Rumps: 100+ Guillemot, 100+ Razorbill, Rock Pipit displaying, 1 Manx, 1 Kittiwake.), Rock Pipit displaying. At least 8 singing Whitethroats between Lead Mines car park & The Rumps. (S Lilley)

Late News, 12/05/23, Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 6 Whimbrel , 1 Yellow Wagtail , Swallow c. 25/min over Carn Gloose at midday. First Swifts (2) present. (P Fraser)

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Red Kite -Steve Rogers
Stonechat -Kevin Bowers
Little Egret – Chris Hooper
Rock Pipit – Steve Lilley
Red Kite -Kevin Bowers
Yellowhammer – Tony Mills
Purple Heron – Dave Parker