Thursday 18th May 2023

Thursday 18th May 2023

Perranarworthal: Black Kite over at 07:30. (S Bearhop)

Polgigga: Honey Buzzard, flew east. (M Wallace)

Kennack Sands:  2 Sanderling with Dunlin. (D Collins)

Old Lizard Head: 2 Wheatear (Greenland type). (D Collins)

Ventonleague: Red Kite east, being mobbed, 15:18. (P Smale)

Windmill Farm: 10 Red Kite, 1 singing Lesser Whitethroat. (D Clegg) 2 Vagrant Emperor, males. (D Wright)

Bray’s Cott. 1 Red Kite. (D Clegg)

Wadebridge: 3 Little Egret, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Heron

Mawgan Porth- Park Head: 4 Black Backed Gull , 1 Kestrel , 1Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Cormorant 1 Whinchat, 3 Dunnock, 2 Red Legged Partridge (2) and several Fulmar, Herring Gull, Stonechat, Skylark, House Sparrow, Rook, Linnet, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw. (C Bone, C Morrison)

Downderry: c28 Common Scoter, a Great Northern Diver, 3 Fulmar, 25 Gannet, 3 Whimbrel, 7 Kittiwake and 10 auks, 0620-0730.(A Payne)

Stithians Lake Feeder Hide: 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Dunnock, 1 (male) Blackcap, 1 Jay, 5 Magpie (2 adult, 3 Juv). (A Lea.)

St Ives: Red Kite east over Barnoon car park. (S Stevenson)

Golitha Falls:  Nuthatch, pair of Treecreepers attending nest in tree trunk, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (G Williams)

Rock Helipad field:1 Red Kite over.(S Grose)

Tregargus Woods, near Treviscoe: 1 Red Kite over, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Willow Warbler, numerous Chiffchaff and Blackcap (C.Yates)

Minions: Redstart, Tree Pipit. (J Chapple)

Cot Valley: 14 Red Kites. (D Flint)

Bartinney: 4+ Cuckoo, 1 Hobby, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Adder (D Flint)

Gwithian: 36 Sanderling, 2 Buzzard. (M Critchley)

Merrymeet: 3 Red Kites flying with 6 Buzzards over field being cut. (T Blake)

Tresillian river: 8 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Buzzard, 2 Red Kite (R Hampshire)

Lizard, near Bass Point: Turtle Dove (P Sharp)

Troon: 4 Red Kite at 14:00. (D King)

Helston town centre: 5 Swift (S Ford)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 2 Canada Geese with 5 goslings (S Ford) Vagrant Emperor, male. (D Clegg)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Cuckoo seen, possible others heard (S Ford)

Falmouth (11:00-16:15): 81 Red Kite. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius)

Nanjizal: c100 Red Kite. (E Fenelon)

Swanpool 10.10 – 11.00: 1 Coal Tit, 1 Little Grebe, 1pr Mute Swan, 5m Mallard, 5 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 3 Sedge Warbler singing. (M Webb)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Red Kite. (M Jones)

Par Beach: Osprey over at 13:00. (A Jordan)

Port Isaac: 1 Yellowhammer (heard only)from Trevathan farm shop early am.(S Grose)

Truro, Malpas: 1 male siskin in front garden. (M Costa)

Late submission 17/05 Gwennap Churchyard: Red Kite over woods at Trevince at 14:10, Cuckoo at Sunny Corner heard daily since 26/04. (L Cox)


Moorhen. Martin Webb
Mallard. Martin Webb
Coal Tit. Martin Webb
Red Kite, Shaun Grose
Long-tailed Tit. Adrian Lea
Magpie. Adrian Lea
Magpie. Adrian Lea
Little Egret
Grey Heron