Thursday 9th May 2024

Thursday 9th May 2024

Lower Tamar Lake: 07:00  1 Purple Heron, 1 Grey Heron ( back of the stock pond), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Lockengate: White Stork over this afternoon. ( per P Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juvenile Kumlien’s Gull, 1 Spoonbill. (Birdguides) 1 x 2nd Cal Glaucous Gull from Lelant at dawn. (M Lenney)

Millpool (private garden) 13:20: 1 Red Kite over (twice in an hour) (M Claughton)

Porth Reservoir: 21 Red Kite, 2 Swift. (B Bosisto)

RSPB Marazion Marsh: 2 Wheatear, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cettis Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Little Grebe.. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Mullion: Red Kite over private garden. (S Bray)

Scillonian (Cornwall side): 140+ Red Kite (mostly towards Porthgwarra), 3 Puffin, 29 Common Scoter, 8 Great Northern Diver, 500+ Manx Shearwater. (M Broadbent)

College Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret, breeding plumage. (F Hutchinson)

Lanner: 1 Wren. (N Dave)

Goldsithney: 4 Swift. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Falmouth: 5 Red Kite at 13.45, drifted off east. (S Jackson) 25+ Red Kite (L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, B Hancock-Smith) 3 Red Kite 17:30 (F Ford)

Swanpool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Reed Warbler (L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, B Hancock-Smith)

Pennance Point: 3+ Great Northern Diver, 500+ Manx Shearwater (L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert)

Edgcumbe: 1 Red Kite over A394 at 13.56. (M Webb)

Sithney Common: 5 Red Kite over field opposite Sithney Primary School at 14.45. (M Webb)

Constantine: 5 Red Kite over garden at 18:00. (T Pinfield)

Newquay: Red Kite flying over Newquay & River Gannel 4.30. (T Burgin)

Penzance: 24 Purple Sands around Battery Rocks beach (A McKechnie) 79 at Jubilee Pool. (M Broadbent)

Cockwells: 1 Red Kite 17:00. (M Jones)

Ruan Lanihorne:  3.45 pm. 2 Red Kites drifting and circling, moving north over upper Fal, one calling. (D Hall)

Gluvian: 17 Red Kite. (B Bosisto)

Bojewyan20+ Red Kites . (A. Hopkin)

Tresowes Green, Ashton: 5 Red Kites, heading east. (J Lewis)

Newquay Trellogan area: 1 Red Kite over at 8am, 1 Red Kite over at 1.30pm, 8 Red Kite over at 2.15 pm. (D Ensor)

Camborne: 2 Red Kite. (D Bromilow)

Davidstow Woods: 3 Red Kites, 4 Buzzards two displaying , 3 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, lots Robins , 2 Coal Tit , 7 Siskins , 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Cuckoo, 2 Stonechat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Goldfinch 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 lizards, on way home. (D Dennis)

Wadebridge: 1 Red Kite over Wadebridge bypass bridge. (D Dennis)

Weir: Red Kite  overhead flying towards Truro. (Ffin Williams)

Truro: Red Kite over Cathedral 11:00am. (S Jackson)

Boscastle: 9 Red Kite . (C Lavelle)

Pentire: 3 Swifts, 12 pairs Whitethroat, 3 Whimbrels, 25 Razorbill/Guilimot. 1 Blackcap, and numerous Larks and Linnets.(J & J Elvin)

Godolphin Hill: 1 Red Kite, soaring with hirundines, 10.30. (C Richards)

Lizard Point: 5 Red Kites in of the sea over Lizard Lighthouse 9am to 9. 40. (C Chivers)

Carn Bosavern, St Just: 1 Red Kite 08:45. (T Murray)

Perranwell Station: 1 Red Kite. (S Mylam)

Little London: 1 Great Northern Diver in breeding plumage at 7.00am (R Hamilton- Ahearne)

Late report 08/05 High Lanes, Cubert: 3 Red Kite circling at low altitude under a hovering Kestrel. (M Brooks)

Late report 08/05 Aerohub (A3059): 2 m Whitethroat singing from low bushes. (M Brooks)

Late report 07/05 Penzance: 33 Purple Sandpipers. (D Diskin)

late report 07/05 Boyton: 9 Red Kite. (R Loy)


Purple Sandpiper. Alex McKechnie
Red Kite. John Lewis
Red Kite. Tyrone Burgin
Red Kite. Tyrone Burgin
Red kite. Martin Webb
Red Kite. Martin Webb
Wren. Neil Dave