Thursday 25th May 2023

Thursday 25th May 2023

Walmsley: Marsh Harrier, Buzzard,c25 black tailed Godwits, 3 Little Egrets, 2 Herons, 2 Tufted Duck, Little Grebe. (D.Clilverd)

Polgigga: Hooded Crow, west of Higher Bossistow. (I Hayes)

Lizard: Turtle Dove, missing tail feathers and limping – possibly from encounter with Sparrowhawk. (D Collins)

Par, beach pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 (m) Teal, 1 Mute Swan with 1 cygnet, 1 Black-headed Gull. (R Hampshire)

Carnsew (evening): 94 Dunlin. 50 Ringed Plover. Most flew off heading N at 8pm. 95mm NIKON camera objective lens cover found by Tempest @ Hayle this evening which I currently retain until claimed. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Marsh RSPB 13.30 – 14.30: 1pr Mute Swan with 1 cygnet, 2 Moorhen, 40+ Canada Goose 3pairs with 6, 7 and 9 goslings, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1pr Stonechat, 10 Linnet, 1 Wren, 2 Male Blackbird, 8 Jackdaw, 1 Buzzard over. (M Webb)

Penzance: Turtle Dove still visiting private garden. (A McKechnie) Robin breeding in private garden. (P Crumpler)

Botus Fleming: 1 Red Kite over village at 1435hrs before drifting off south west. (K Pellow)

Porth Joke: 6 Raven, pair Moorhen with 2 chicks, 1 Vagrant Emperor, 1 Brown Argus. (B Bosisto)

Siblyback: 2 Mistle Thrush; 1 Willow Warbler; 4 Sedge Warbler; 1 Spotted Flycatcher; 2 Dunnock; 1 Chaffinch; 1 Blackcap (F). (R Napp)

Land’s End: 2 Wheatear (singing male, Greenland-type female), c16 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, c20 House Martin. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: pair of Aythya sp., the male looks like a Scaup x Tufted Duck hybrid, the female either a pure Scaup or the same hybrid; drk Tufted Duck, pr Gadwall, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Swift. (R Veal)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 adult Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Oystercatcher, 6 Shelduck, 3 Cormorant, 4 imm Black-headed Gull, 1 Greater Black-backed Gull, & 350+ Herring Gulls on the river Tamar (P Kemp)


Sedge Warbler. Rick Napp
Spotted Flycatcher. Rick Napp
Turtle Dove. Alex McKechnie
Robin. Peter Crumpler
Little Egret. Martin Webb
Mute Swan cygnet. Martin Webb
Mute Swan. Martin Webb
Grey Heron. Martin Webb
Buzzard. Martin Webb