Sunday 7th May 2023

Sunday 7th May 2023

Ryan’s Field, Hayle RSPB: 1 2cy Bonaparte’s Gull, 9 Black-headed Gull, 4 (2m 2f) Shelduck, 1pr Teal, 8 Canada Goose, 1 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret. (M Webb) In addition, 1 Great White Egret. (J Miller)

Goonhilly Downs: 2cy female Montagu’s Harrier quartering the downs (15.05 – 15.53hrs). Also, 3 Kestrel and 1 Cuckoo. (J Hawkey) In addition, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2+ Cuckoo (L Parkerson)

Chapel Carn Brea: 2 Bee-eater flew East over North side. (R Irvine)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Purple Heron briefly at viewing area this afternoon. (P Walsh, M Jones) Also, again roosting in the Heronry at dusk this evening. (S Rogers, D Parker, P St Pierre)

Lands End: 2 Lesser Redpoll (male and female) and 1 Reed Warbler. (S Rogers)

Sennen Cove: 2cy Glaucous Gull flew North. (J Drage Hubert)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: Redpoll over. (P Fraser)

Busslow Common: 4 + (2 together) Cuckoo, 3 Kestrels, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 10+ Whitethroat and 10 (5 pair) Stonechat. (T&A  Polglase)

Newlyn: Glaucous Gull again. (L Proctor)

Windmill Farm: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Reed Warbler. (D Wright)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Garden Warbler. (M Saunders) Also, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Common Whitethroat, 1 Linnet. 1 Kestrel, 10 Canada Geese on recently planted field (S Ford)

Old Hill, Falmouth: 2 Starling, 2 Blackbird (m&f), 1 Robin, 10+ Herring Gull, 1 Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Feral Pigeon. (T Chambers)

Feock garden: 2 juvenile blackbirds (siblings), 3 pairs of starlings feeding young. (K Dalziel)

St Gothian: 1 Greenshank in field pool. (T&A  Polglase)

Millpool: 1 Swift, 1 Buzzard overhead, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap and 1 Wren Also, 1m Orange Tip. (M Claughton)

Tehidy Country Park: 25+ Rook, 20+ Jackdaw, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Mute Swan, 2 Tufted Duck, 15 Herring Gull, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen and 2 Robin. (K Bowers)

Par, Spit beach: 12 Great Northern Diver (incl. group of 7), 8 Whimbrel, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Guillemot, 1 Wheatear. (R Hampshire)

Pentire Point: (0700-1200) Moving N and out to sea, 1 Swift, 645 Swallow, 23 House & 2 Sand Martin. (G Stephenson)

Trevose: 1pr Raven, min 3-4prs Jackdaw + flock of min 20 birds, 3 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Rock Dove, 3 singing Linnet, 1pr Stonechat. Flocks of 10-20 Swallow heading east at regular intervals and c100 Skylark. (S Ashby)

Berry Down, St Neot: 1 Cuckoo. (A Newsham)

Bude Canal: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (C Judge)

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Bonaparte’s Gull – John Miller
Bonaparte’s Gull – Martin Webb
Bonaparte’s Gull – Martin Webb
Great White Egret – John Miller
Lesser Redpoll – Steve Rogers
Lesser Whitethroat – Dougy Wright
Garden Warbler – Matt Saunders
Song Thrush – Kevin Bowers
Tufted Duck – Kevin Bowers
juvenile Blackbird – Kate Dalziel
Sedge Warbler – Steve Ford