Sunday 22nd May 2022

Sunday 22nd May 2022

Devoran: 1 sub-adult Egyptian Vulture flew over Tallack’s Creek towards the Carrick Roads at 09.55 am. (S Votier, S Bearhop)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodchat Shrike this morning, south of Ardensawah Farm in the 2nd field on the path to St Levan. (M Wallace)

Bosisto Lane: 1 Stone Curlew calling near Faraway Cottage this morning. (K Wilson) Also, 1f Marsh Harrier viewed from Trevilley Lay-by mid-morning. (S Rogers, N Rogers)

Stenalees: 1 probable Honey Buzzard. (R Hollis)

Bray’s Cott: one singing Lesser Whitethroat. (I Maclean)

Croft Pascoe Woods: 7 Crossbill, 5 Sisking (including two displaying males), 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (I Maclean)

Trenoweth Nurseries, St Keverne: 1 Turtle Dove present for its third day. (A Combe)

Penzance: 1 Red Kite over Heamoor 15:48-15:54 then headed towards Madron. (T Twiggs) Also 1 singing Lesser Whitethroat opposite Merry Maidens this afternoon. (M Mckee)

Redruth: 2 Swift over town. Also, 2 Goldfinch and 1 Dunnock in private garden. (F Shortall)

Foxhole: 2 Cuckoo. (B Bosisto)

Nanpean Quarry: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Garden Warber, 15 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Siskin. Also, 13 Dingy Skipper, 6 Green Hairstreak, 5 Painted Lady. (B & L Bosisto)

Spit Beach, Par: 4 (2m + 2f) Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 4 Whimbrel over, 1m Bullfinch. (R Hampshire)

St. Andrew’s Road LNR: 2 Canada Goose broods ( 6+3) Mute Swan 4 young, Grey Heron, Slow worm. (R Hampshire)

Castle-an-Dinas: 1 Red Kite. (E Turnbull)

Chapel Amble: 2 (m+f) Mandarin, 3 Greylag Goose, 8 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Swift, 4 Swallow, fledgling Stonechat. Also, Dunnock, Sedge and Reed Warbler. (D Dennis)

The Moules, Pentire: 8 Puffin and a Carrion Crow’s nest at summit of island (adjacent flag pole) with 2 semi-fledged chicks. (S Lilley)

Davidtow: 1 Red Kite in sheep field by the Boscastle Junction. (M Worden)

Helland: 4 Red Kite (with 2 Buzzard). (I Bennallick)

Liskeard: 3 Swift screaming low over Aldi Supermarket. (D Sharp)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1m (presumed escaped) Ringed Teal and 1m Gadwall. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 21/05, Porthgwarra: 1 Common Quail. (W Smith, K Bowers et al)

Late submission, 21/05, Tredinnick Pits, Redmoor Nature Reserve: 1 Cukoo heard. (S Andrews)

Late submission, 05/05, Dozmary Pool: 2 Turtle Dove flew over pool. (R Hollis)


Woodchat Shrike – Richard Augarde
Quail – Wendy Smith
Quail – Kevin Bowers
Crossbill – Ilya Maclean
Red Kite – Mark Worden
Ringed Teal (presumed escaped) – Rod Mudge