Thursday 19th May 2022

Thursday 19th May 2022

Lizard: Rosy Starling in field by Man-O-War Drive, Hooded Crow by Housel. (Birdguides)

Brays Cott, Goonhilly: Purple Heron flew off from the ponds/marsh @17:10 flew west. (S Wood)

Lizard Point: Serin. 1 in Wavecrest cafe car park 09:43. (A Blunden)

Bosporthennis Common: Montagu’s Harrier still and 2 Cuckoo. (A James, J Dustow)

Treen (nr Penberth): 1 Quail (called briefly in morning)(N R Rogers)

Drift Reservoir: Golden Oriole flew over from direction of hide to bottom SW corner @ 1510hours. 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, Mallard with 8 ducklings, Common Sandpiper. Also Painted Lady butterfly. (D Flumm)

St Columb Major: 4 Swift , 4 House Martin , 2 Swallow,  5 fledgling Starlings in garden , 2 Jays , few House Sparrow, 6 Blackbirds. (D Dennis)

Garrow Tor:  1 Redstart (male), 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Siskin, 3 Wheatear, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Cuckoo. Also numbers of Meadow Pipit, Linnet, Stonechat, 1 Red Deer and 1 Roe Deer. (J St Ledger, G May)

St Breward: 1 pair Redstart (on tractor and trailer in barn), 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Green Woodpecker. (J St Ledger, G May)

Croft Pascoe: 3x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Siskin, Willow Warbler, Chifchaff (S. Wood)

Housel Bay: 10 Fulmar, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 6 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 4 Swift, 2 Buzzard, 1m Stonechat, 1m Wheatear, 2 Linnet, 1 Grey Seal, 2 Painted Lady (S Van Hear)

Croft Pascoe: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Goldcrest with fledglings, 2 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Rosenithon: Cuckoo heard, 5.30am; male Bullfinch feeding on dandelion seeds, 12noon, in front garden.  (D. Mackrill)

Carn Marth: Cuckoo calling repeatedly and then seen flying over twice once mobbed by 2 smaller birds and once in an altercation with a buzzard. (J Crowther)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Garganey at East end, 8 Mallard 1 female with 7 couple day old ducklings, 1pr Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 15+ Canada Goose 1pr 10 goslings 1pr 5 goslings 1pr 4 goslings, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1m Linnet, 1m Stonechat, 1m Blackbird, Fox. (S.Cox, M Webb)

Late submission 18/05. Coverack: 43 Kittiwake in one flock off Black Head. (J Witheywood)

Late submission 18/05 Lizard: Nightingale in private garden. (A Blunden)

Late submission 18/05, Looe island: 1 Blackcap, 3 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Carrion Crow, 78 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 5 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 3 Goldfinch, 65 Great Black-backed Gull, 234 Herring Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Jackdaw, 13 Mallard, 40 Oystercatcher, 4 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Raven, 14 Rock Pipit, 1 Robin, 6 Shag, 1 Swallow, 2 Turnstone, 7 Whimbrel, 4 Woodpigeon, 10 Wren. Also at least 7 Grey Seals. ( D Spooner)

Late Submission 18/05, West Looe: 1 Adult male Eider in breeding plumage. (D Spooner)

 

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Garganey. Steve Cox
Fox. Steve Cox
Montagu’s Harrier. Alan James
Montagu’s Harrier. Alan James
Montagu’s Harrier. Alan James
Garganey, Regina Griffiths
Garganey. Regina Griffiths
Mute Swan. Martin Webb
Sedge Warbler. Martin Webb
Mallard duckling. Martin Webb
Purple Heron. Steven Wood
Mistle Thrush. John St Ledger
Redstart. John St Ledger
Redstart. John St Ledger