Sunday 21st May 2023

Sunday 21st May 2023

Stithians: 1 Black Kite at 16:30 flew high & west loosely associating with the Red Kite’s. Also, 12 Red Kite 2 Swift. (B & L Bosisto)

Land’s End: 25 Red Kite, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Lesser Redpoll (S Rogers)

Polgigga: 70+ Red Kite, 1 Hobby, (S Rogers, P St Pierre)

Drift: 3 Red Kite and 2 Swift. (B Toms)

Pendrea, St Buryan: 10 Red Kite east at 12.30 and 51 very high east 14:00 – 14:45. (P Fraser)

Alsia: Garden Warbler singing. and 1 Red Kite heading east. (P Fraser)

Crean: 1 Hobby. (P Fraser)

St Just: 40+ Red Kite heading east at 12:30 (PClarke) In addition, 15 Red Kite at 12:45. (P Fraser)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 32 Purple Sandpiper (S Rogers)

Penzance: 2 Red Kite over Sainsburys at 10:45. (A Myers)

Trengwainton: 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap, 1 active Rookery. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 24 Red Kite (over between 6.30am – 8.30am), 7 Sedge Warbler, 4 Cettis Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Linnet, 2 Canada Goose with 7 Goslings, 1 Moorhen, 3 Swift, 2 House Martin, 5 Swallow, 2 Wren, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Mandarin. (R Hamilton-Ahearne) In addition, 4 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1f Mute Swan with 1 cygnet, 2 Moorhen one with 2 chicks, 32 Canada Goose 3 pairs with 6, 6 and 9 goslings, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Wren, 4 (2m 2f) Linnet, 2 Dunnock, 3 (2m 1f) Blackbird, 8 Jackdaw, 1 Buzzard over, 4 Red Kite at 11.16 soaring high going south. (M Webb) Also, 1 Dunlin. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Beach: 3 Whimbrel and 20 Sanderling. (D Parker, J Hawkey)

Praa Sands: this morning 11 Red Kite, 1 Fox vixen with 6 cubs all in same field, a further 2 Red Kite over. (J Evans)

Kynance: 1 Great White Egret. (B & L Bosisto)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Vagrant Emperor. (B & L Bosisto)

Windmill Farm NNR: 5 Vagrant Emperors (male) and at least 12 Red Veined Darter today. (D Wright)

Hayle: 2 Red Kite over Strawberry Lane. (J Beale)

Carbis Bay: 3 Red Kite over at 15:10. (A Myers)

Tehidy Country Park: 2 Tufted Duck, 2 m, Mallard Duck, 2 f, Mallard Duck, 2 Jay, 8 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 2 Red kite flew over head, 3 Blue Tit. (Chris Hooper)

Feock garden: 8 adult Starlings with one brood of 5 young today, Bluetits feeding young in nestbox, Bullfinch (f). (K Dalziel)

Devoran: 26 Red Kite headed NE between 15:49 and 16:19 (L Parkerson)

Callestick: 9 Red Kite, 3 House Martin and 2 pairs of Stock Doves. (T Wilson)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 123 Canada Goose, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret,2 prs Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mallard, 2 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Herring Gull,3 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 22 Carrion Crow, 15 Jackdaw, 1 Stock Dove, 4 Cuckoo, 6 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Wheatear, 7 Stonechat, 12 Skylark, 17 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 7 Willow Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 16 Swallow, 9 Chaffinch, 12 Linnet, 14 Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow, 4 Dunnock, 3 Wren, 3 Robin, 1 Great Tit, 8 Wall and one Green-veined White Butterfly. (J Hale and DAConway)

Crowdy Reservoir: 4 Cuckoos, 2 Common Sandpipers. (B Craven)

Minions: 2 Cuckoo, 3 Red Kite. (S Beazley)

Bude Canal: 1m Reed Bunting feeding young nearby. (C Judge)

Dobwalls: 1 Red Kite, 2 Greenfinch, 1m Brimstone, 1m Orange Tip. (C&J Duffy)

Kit Hill, Callington: 4 Common Buzzard (1 light phase with a very pale rump), 1m Kestrel, 1 Cuckoo, 6 House Martin, 7 Swallow, 8 Linnet, 5 Stonechat, 2 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff. Butterflies: 3 Wall, 1 Brimstone, 1 Common Blue, 3 Green-veined White. (M & R Frost)

Cadsonbury Hill, Callington: 2 Buzzard, 1 Red Kite flying north, 1 Tree Pipit, 5 Linnet, 5 Swallow, 2 Swift, 1 Brimstone. (M & R Frost)

Late submission, 20/05, Hayle Estuary: Bonaparte’s Gull still and 3 Whimbrel. (N Machin)

Late submission, 20/05, Zennor: 1m Montagu’s Harrier and 1 Tree Pipit. (N Machin)

Late submission, 20/05, Pendrea, St Buryan: Lesser Whitethroat singing for 5 minutes at 12:30. (P Fraser)

Late submission, 20/05, Codda, Bodmin Moor: 1 pr Redstart, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Late submission, 20/05, Bodmin Moor (on Large Plantation): 3 prs Redstart (all feeding young in roots of fallen trees) also 2 males fighting, 5 Tree Pipit, 3 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male), 2 Siskin, 2 Jay. (J St Ledger)

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Mandarin – R Hamilton-Ahearne
Tufted Duck – Chris Hooper
Starlings – Kate Dalziel
Starlings – Kate Dalziel
Treecreeper – John St Ledger
Redstart – John St Ledger
Red Kite – Martin Webb
Sedge Warbler – Martin Webb
Mute Swan – Martin Webb
Mandarin – Dave Parker
Stonechat – Dave Parker