Saturday 14th May 2022

Saturday 14th May 2022

Bosporthennis Common: 1 Montagu’s Harrier again. (R Griffiths)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot in summer plumage approx. 1km offshore directly south at 18:45 (J Irvine).

Polgigga (between Raftra and Ardensawah): 2cy Glaucous Gull, mid morning. (J Eaton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Western Marsh Harrier, 1 Whitethroat, 1f Northern Wheatear, 4 (2m 1f 1juv) Stonechat, 2 Dunnock, 2 Sedge Warbler, 30+ Canada Goose 1pr with 14 goslings & 1pr with 4 goslings, 1pr Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 5 ( 2ad 3juv) Grey Heron 10.15 – 12.30. (M Webb, A McKechnie, D Flumm)

Botallack: Great Northern Diver north. (D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Wren, 1 Grey Wagtail. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 s/p Dunlin, 1 Redshank & 23 Shelduck. (J Hawkey)

Shallow Water Common: 3 Hobby, 1 Red Kite. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 (2m/2f) Cuckoo, 10 Swallow, 1 Pheasant, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Herring Gull, 6 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Skylark, 4 Reed Bunting, 10 Linnet, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Stonechat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear, D Eva, D Raffle)

Truro, Newbridge: 1 Cuckoo heard, second time in ten years. (T Chipman)

Rosenithon: Cuckoo heard, 8.40am & 2.20pm.  (D. Mackrill)

Bugle Bowling Green: Song Thrush (regular visitor to private garden. (K D Hill)

St Ives Bay: 2 Minke Whales, 6 Risso’s Dolphins, 12 Common Dolphins and 1 Bottlenose Dolphin. All present since 12/5. (V Stratton)

Late submission, 13/5, Port Quin: 1 Whimbrel on rocks at mouth of harbour. (T Murray)


Montagu’s Harrier, Regina Griffiths
Montagu’s Harrier, Regina Griffiths
Wheatear, Martin Webb
Marsh Harrier, Alex McKechnie
Canada Geese, Martin Webb
Mute Swan, Martin Webb
Stonechat, Martin Webb
Song Thrush, Kathryn Hill