Sunday 12th May 2024

Sunday 12th May 2024

Lower Tamar Lakes: 1 Purple Heron still in reeds. (D Stidwell, S Guscott, G Williams)

Mullion/Predannick Wallas: 1 Woodchat Shrike (fem) still. (A Holmes et al)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Spoonbill (V463) this morning, 1 Ruff, 3 Redshank, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Little Egret (S. Rogers, B Dawson). 1 Blue-headed Wagtail. (P St Pierre).  Also, 6+ Herring Gull, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 10+ Canada Geese 3 pr with Goslings, Moorhen, Coot, 3 Redshank, 1 Ruff, 2 Linnet, Magpie, Jackdaw, 1 Danish ringed Spoonbill, 2 Little Egret, 2 Mallard drakes, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Swallow.  (V Stratton & P Geddes, M Webb, R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Falmouth Bay, viewed from Pennance Point: 1 Black Guillemot, 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Mounts Bay2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Egyptian Goose (flew along shoreline and over marsh north). (R Hamilton-Ahearne). 

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Egyptian Goose. (P Freestone)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret. (G Lawlor)

Hayle Estuary (RSPB): 3 Grey Plover (sp), 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Curlew, 3 Whimbrel, 12 Dunlin. (G Lawlor)

Bojewyan: 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Reed Warbler. (P Combridge)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cuckoo and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Freestone)

Carn Kenidjack : 1 Cuckoo calling 7:35 a.m. (J T Lewis)

Croft Pascoe: 4 Siskin, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, Greenfinch, Cuckoo, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap. (S.Wood)

Bude: Sand Martin colony now at 48 burrows, and doing well. (N Bastin)

Penzance: 1 Red Kite circling east over town at 09:56, seen from Princess May Recreation Park. (B Dawson)

Malpas: 1 Red Kite over ay 11.00 and another at 2.25pm. (M Costa)

Boscathnoe Reservoir, Heamoor: 3 Red Kite (heading west), 1 Common Sandpiper. (T Twiggs)

Heamoor: 1 Red Kite (heading east). (T Twiggs)

Devoran: 2 Red Kite over. (M Westley)

Carn Gloose: 2 Red Kite, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Common Buzzard. (S Grose)

Praa Sands: 10 Red Kite over heading East 07:00 am, 2 mating Sand Martin on overhead wires, a further 15 Sand Martin in area, 3 House Martin, 10 Swallow, flock of 15+ Linnet. (J Evans)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Red Kite, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Wheatear. (T Chipman)

Boscathnoe: 1 Garden Warbler male in song. (T Twiggs)

Lesingey Lane, Penzance: 2 Stock Dove. (T Twiggs)

Stithians Reservoir (Carnkie end) @ 12.30: 1 Common Whitethroat, Chaffinch, 1 Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler, Little Grebe, Skylark, Blackcap. (C Banfield)

Geevor Tin Mine3 Common Whitethroat, 5 Swallow, 3 Stonechat, 1 Cuckoo, Kestrel, 1 Buzzard. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Polbathic Creek: Mute Swan – 10 hatched out of a large clutch of 12 in garden. (A Blonden)

Penwithick (Private Garden): 7 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Siskin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Great Tit. (K Bowers)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Little Egret, 1 Linnet. (J Richards)

Last submission, 11/5, Zelah: 1 Red Kite. (B Dawson)

Sand Martin – Nigel Bastin
Purple Heron – Donna Stidwell
Purple Heron – Steve Guscott
Little Egret – John Richards
Spotted Flycatcher – Steve Wood
Linnet – John Richards
Mute Swan – Andy Blonden
Mute Swan – Andy Blonden
Siskin – Kevin Bowers
Purple Heron – Gavin Williams
Spoonbill – Martin Webb
Ruff – Martin Webb