Sunday 19th May 2024

Sunday 19th May 2024

Praa Sands: 1 Black Kite and 111 Red Kite flying west between 15:40 and 16:40. (M Southam)

Ardensawah Farm, St Levan: 1 Blue-headed Wagtail this afternoon. (M Wallace)

Tregeseal Stone Circle: 1 Whimbrel and high numbers of Red Kite over. (S Williams)

Marazion Marsh: 371+ Red Kite over this afternoon. (D Parker et al) 2 Great White Egret. (B Toms, M Curtis) In addition, c30 Sanderling and 5 Dunlin on beach. (A Lobb) Also, 6 Swift. (D White)

Nanquidno: 2 Cuckoo,1 male calling and female on rock by airfield, 1 Willow Warbler, number of Blackcap calling. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Nanjulian: 5+ Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies. (A Lobb)

Chiverton Farm, Rosudgeon: 1 Common Whitethroat, 4 Swallow, 3 Goldfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Speckled Wood butterfly. (P K Bray)

Rosudgeon: 9 Red Kite over this afternoon. (D Campbell, P K Bray)

Trenow, Perranuthnoe: 2 Turnstone, 4 Cormorant, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Dunnock, 1 Red Admiral, many Small White and Green-veined butterfly. (P K Bray)

Perranuthnoe: 48+ Red Kite over between 15:00 and 15:30. (N Groves)

Trebarvah Lane, Rosudgeon: 2 Dunnock, pair Stonechat, 1m Blackbird, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Wood Pigeon. (P K Bray)

Buttermilk Hill: 1m Cuckoo calling. Plus Female Cuckoo harassing and being harassed by Meadow Pipits presumably as she tried to lay. (A Lobb)

Devoran/Bissoe cycle trail: 2 Little Grebe feeding 2 chicks. (D Eva)

Par Beach and Pool: 9 Chiffchaff, c20 Carrion Crow, 18 Jackdaw, c40 Rook, 13 House Sparrow, 13 Goldfinch, 4 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 5 Wren, 1 Redstart at East end of pool, 3 Willow Warbler, 4 Magpie, 2 Reed Warbler, 11 Blackbird, 3 Moorhen, 29 Mallard, c100 Herring Gull, 44 Canada Goose, 1 Stonechat, 1 Skylark, 1 Shag, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 6 Linnet, 3 Chaffinch, 12 Woodpigeon, 6 Blackcap, 4 Greenfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Raven, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Great Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Eider (3m 1f), 3 Meadow Pipit. (C & G Horsley)

A3059 Aerohub: 1 m Wheatear, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Swift, 8 Swallow, 1 m Stonechat, 2 Skylark. (M Brooks & J Piper)

St Columb Major: 4 fledgling Starling and 1 Painted Lady Butterfly in private garden. (D Dennis)

St Columb Road: a flock 17 Red Kites + 1 Common Buzzard 17:40 drifting North. (A & B Tregunna)

St Eval Airfield: 1 Yellowhammer and c120 Swallow over this evening. (L Curry)

Bedruthan Steps: 1 m Kestrel, 4 Rock Pipit, 6 Skylark, 4 Stonechat. (M Brooks & J Piper)

Wadebridge: 1 Short-eared Owl flew over heading to the southwest at 19:15. (D Julian)

Lanhydrock: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Siskin, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 4 Blackcap, c12 Song Thrush, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Wren, 1 Jay, 3 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Canada Goose, 1 Cormorant, 6 Blue Tit and 4 Great Tit. (D Dennis)

Colliford Lake: (Dam Area): 1 Cuckoo, 4 Stonechat, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Swallow, 1 Wren. (L Birtwistle)

Upper Fowey Valley: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Jay and 1 Reed Bunting. (A Payne)

Bodmin Moor; Rough Tor Plantation: 30+ Siskin, 1 Tree Creeper, 2 Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Red Kite (over). Also Numbers of Willow Warbler, Coal Tit, Goldcrest & Chaffinch. (J St Ledger, A Holmes)

Bodmin Moor; De Lank Waterworks: 2 pr Redstart, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 pr Wheatear feeding young, 1 f Kestrel. (J St Ledger, A Holmes)

Bodmin Moor; Bolatherick Farm: 1 pr Redstart. (J St Ledger, A Holmes)

Minions: 2 Cuckoo, 3 Redstart and 1 Yellowhammer this morning. (D Rundle)

Tideford: 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Red Kite, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Nuthatch. (S Grose)

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Redstart – Darren Rundle
Stonechat – Linda Birtwistle