Thursday 20th April 2023

Thursday 20th April 2023

Chapel Carn Brae: Golden Oriole, Ring Ouzel, Wheatear, 4 Red Kites. ( P Brinton, J Jones)

Ruan Lanihorne: Black winged stilt still, Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper (D Peers)

Lizard: Montagu’s Harrier mobile between farm and houses at edge of Lizard village, opposite Kynance Cove access road mid afternoon. ( G Williams)

Tehidy CP: 1 Common Swift. (S Croft)

St Agnes Head: 5 Red Kite, 16 Wheatear, 2 Ring Ouzel, Swift, Whitethroat. (G Lawlor)

Goonhilly Downs: Hoopoe. (D Collins)

Maer Lake: 10 Common Sandpipers 7 Dunlin 7 Black-tailed Godwit 7 Curlew 1 Ruff 1 Ringed Plover. (M Worden)

Godrevy Head: c6 Wheatear (with more at St Gothian Sands), 6 Bar-tailed Godwit on beach, c3 Purple Sandpiper on rocks, steady stream of Swallows. (I Hayes)

St Blazey Gate: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Wheatear, 1 Fulmar in and over private garden. (D Widerscope)

Bodmin Moor: Cuckoo. (S Sanderson)

Golitha Falls: Hoopoe. (A Grosvenor)

Trevemper, Newquay: 1 Red Kite. (N Phillips)

Cubert: 1 House Martin. (N Phillips)

Hensbarrow Downs:  2 Cuckoo calling and chasing, 2 willow warbler, 1 chiffchaff, 3 meadow pipit, 5 linnet, 2 skylark. (R Hollis)

Godolphin Cross: 2 Red Kite, (4 reported by others) 18.90 to 18.30 ( C Richards)

Trevose Head: 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat, 17 Willow Warbler 12 Blackcap, 2 female Common Redstart, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit , 27 Wheatear , female Ring Ouzel , male Whinchat , 1 Whimbrel , 1 Yellow Wagtail . (B & L Bosisto)

Porth Joke: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Sedge Warbler, 27 House Martin, 50 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Swift Vagrant Emperor Dragonfly. (B Bosisto)

Newquay: 2 Red Kite flew west. (B Bosisto)

Carloggas Downs: 1 Red Kite, 1 Ring Ouzel, 3 Wheatear, 3 Reeling Grasshopper Warbler & plenty of Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff. (M Whittaker)

St Ives Island: Sandwich Tern, 3 Common Sandpipers, 7 Sand Martins , 75 Swallows and 6 House Martins moved E in an hour. (A Jayne)

Callestick: 2 Red Kites over at 4.30pm. (T Wilson)

St Breward: Male Redstart. (A Tomkins)

Culdrose: 1 Red Kite (S Ford)

Mawgan: 1 Red Kite over The Old Withy Garden Nursery at 3.50pm drifting towards Gweek Creek (S Chandler)

Stithians Reservoir:  1 Great White Egret, 20 Swallow, 2 House Martin. (S Van Hear)

Kynance Farm: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 15 House Martins. (E O’Connor)

Charlestown: 1 Swallow 4 Goldfinches 2 Great Tit 2 Blue Tit 2 Coal Tit 2 Wood Pigeon 3 Blackbirds 2 Magpie 4 Jackdaw 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Hastilow)

Bowithick: 1 Red Kite, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Mistle Thrush, 10+ Willow Warbler. (B Byrne)

Bartinney: 3 Red Kite, 1 Merlin ( D Eva )

Newquay, Trelogan: Red kite over at 10.15. (D Ensor)

Porth Reservoir : 1 Red Kite, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Blackcap and numerous Chiffchaff singing (C.Yates)

Zennor: Male Pied Flycatcher in Foage Valley, also 2 Red Kites, c20 Wheatear in nearby fields. (J Machin, M James)

Penryn campus: 1 Grasshopper Warbler heard reeling in blackthorn in Cornish hedge on middle of campus (edge of car park nearest ESI building)Heard at 9am but not heard since. (E Inzani, C Foote, T Weston)

Gwennap: 1 Harrier sp. indistinct grey/ pale brown, long narrow wings, distinct white tail base, long straight tail. Slight v’d wings.
Drifting over Trevince woods east towards United Downs. (L Cox)

Windmill Farm, Ruan Minor. Ruan Pool: 1 Greenshank (9am), 2 Wheatear in field adjacent (I Tidmarsh, S Ford)

Truro: Siskin, pair in private garden. (M Costa)

Late submission 19/04 Par Beach: 9 Sandwich Tern fishing (one pursed by a Herring Gull after a catch), 1 Guillemot, 1 Gannet. Plus 1 Dunlin (summer plumage) and 2 Little Grebe on the Pool. (A Nicholson)

Late submission 19/04 Blisland: 2 Red Kite, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Late submission 19/04 Trebetherick: 1f Sparrowhawk,1 Great spotted Woodpecker ,7 Skylark.(S Grose)

Late submission 18/04 Zennor: 1 Dotterel. (J Machin)

Late submission 18/04 Truro, Sunny Corner: Truro River, Sunny Corner: 4 Whimbrel. (A Nicholson)


Whimbrel, Bar-tailed Godwit. Linda Birtwistle
Wheatear. Linda Birtwistle
Ring Ouzel. J Jones
Redstart. Andy Tomkins
Red Kite. Mark Whittaker
Red Kite. Mark Whittaker