Saturday 20th May 2023

Saturday 20th May 2023

Nanjizal: 2nd cal Golden Oriole flew towards Skewjack. Two broods of Gadwall, 7 & 5 young. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Spotted Flycatcher (N R Rogers)

Heamoor: 1 Osprey circling then east at 9.34 am (seen earlier near St Buryan ( R Irvine) then later over Long Rock (Martin Elliott) and Marazion marsh (Steve Rogers). Also 11+ Red Kite late afternoon. ( Paul St Pierre)

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

Drift Reservoir: 14 Red Kites visible & roosting in the conifers of the NE arm at 20.37hrs. No doubt many more out of sight. (J Hawkey)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (N R Rogers)

Tregeseal: 50 plus Red Kites. (S Williams)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 2 Red Kite headed south west at 1:30pm. (T Twiggs)

Godrevy Point 10.30 – 11.45: 5 (3m 2f) Stonechat, 4 Linnet, 1 Wren, 5 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie. (M Webb)

Bartinney: 20 Red Kites drifting north at 17.00 , 4 Cuckoo. (R Chiffers)

Ding Dong Moors: 1 Green Tiger Beetle, 1 Weasel (pregnant female), 3 Stonechat, 3 Cuckoo heard calling, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Linnet, 2 Skylark singing aloft. (J Evans)

Callestick: 18 Red Kites over at 5.30pm. (T Wilson)

Chiverton: 1 Red Kite drifted over the a30 roundabout this afternoon. (M Whittaker)

Lizard, Croft Pascoe: 2 Vagrant Emperor (m & f). (T Wilson)

Lizard, Brays Cott: 1 Red Kite and 1 m Vagrant Emperor. (T Wilson)

Lizard, Windmill Farm: 3 Cuckoo and 2 m Vagrant Emperor. T Wilson

Stithians Reservoir: 2 male and 1 female Cuckoo, 1 Garden Warbler, pair Stonechat, 2 Canada Geese with 6 goslings, Great Crested Grebe incubating nest at Golden Lion, nesting Wren, Willow Warbler, Linnet ( D Eva )

Minions: 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Tree Pipit, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Willow Warbler, 6 Linnet. (S Cox)

De Lank Water Works: 3 Wheatear, female Redstart. (S Cox)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (M Hicks)

Bodmin Moor: pair Whinchat. (S Sanderson)

Goss Moor: 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Orange Tip. ( Chris Hooper) (late afternoon): 14 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, Red Kite (circling 17:10), 3 Buzzard, Female Orange Tip & Speckled Wood butterflies. (M Brooks & J Piper)

Nanpean: 2 Cuckoo, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Cormorant, 1 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 2 Raven. (L Bosisto)

Penwithick ( Private Garden ): 4 Goldfinch, 2 House Sparrow. (C Hooper)

Trencrom Hill: 1 Red Kite. (T Elwell)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey. (Birdguides)

Late submission, 19/05/23, River Tamar – Cargreen to Salter Mill:  3 Cormorant; 2 Little Egret; 1 Grey Heron; 6 Shelduck; 7 Mallard; 1 Oystercatcher; 1 Moorhen; Herring Gull;; Woodpigeon; 2 Pheasant; 2 Red-legged Partridge; 3 Buzzard; 5 House Martin; 1 Skylark; 2 Wren; 2 Robin; 2 Blackbird; 1 Song Thrush; 2 Blackcap; 3 Chiffchaff;1 Sedge Warbler ( heard singing ); 2 Reed Warblers ( heard singing ); 1 Blue Tit; 1 Great Tit; 5 Goldfinch; 5 Chaffinch; 1 Reed Bunting ( seen & heard singing ). ( A. Parker )

 

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Common Redstart – Steve Cox
Yellowhammer – Steve Cox
Grasshopper Warbler – Martin Hicks
Male Stonechat – Martin Webb
Female Stonechat – Martin Webb
Linnet – Martin Webb
Red Kite – Robin Chiffers
Red Kite – Robin Chiffers
Cuckoo – Robin Chiffers