Tuesday 24th May 2022

Tuesday 24th May 2022

The Society is grateful to the Clowance Estate for allowing access to the park to view the Roller.  When visiting please note the following:

  • Only park in the overflow gravel car park near the main house and walk to the old golf course area. Do not park on any verges or block other vehicles.
  • No dogs are allowed in the park
  • Respect the privacy of lodge owners and other visitors

Praze-an-Beeble: 1 Roller still on old golf course at Clowance Estate or in the arable field behind.  It can be elusive at times but showed well late afternoon. (many observers). Also, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Green woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

Maer Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis. (H & D Phillips)

Mylor Bridge: 1 Hoopoe in private garden but flew off. (M Eldridge)

Zennor: 1 Red Kite at Bosporthennis common this morning. (P Kemp)

St Clement: 1 Red Kite. (M Jones)

Truro: 1 Red Kite flew over and W c1330hrs. (C Benton)

Tywardreath: 4 Greenfinch ( 1 male and 1 female) feeding 2 young on seed feeder in private garden – regular visits over last 3 days. (R. Barlow)

Newquay boating lake :20+Swift, 5 House Martin, 1 m Goosander chased by Swans. (J Green)

Newquay: 5 House Martins in Fore Street and 3 Swifts overhead at Sainsbury’s. (J Jelbert)

Devoran quay: 11 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Shelduck & 2 Little Egret on falling tide this afternoon (P Kemp)

Bowling Green: 1 Song Thrush, ad and juv House Sparrow in private garden. (K Hill)

Trebarvah Lane, Rosudgeon: 1 Buzzard, 7 Swallow, 5 Magpie, 2 Red Fox. (P K Bray)

Perranuthnoe: 3 Dunnock, 2 Whitethroat, 3 (1 juvenile), Goldfinch, pr Chaffinch mating. (P K Bray)

Trenow Cove: 55 Carion Crow feeding amongst seaweed, 3 Little Egret, 1 Swallow, 1 Rook. (P K Bray)

Boat Cove: 5 Sand Martin, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Turnstone. (P K Bray)

Helston Boating Lake: 1pr Mute Swan female on nest, 1drk Gadwall, 1m Ferruginous Duck escapee from 2018, 8 (4m 4f) Tufted Duck, 15+ Mallard, 20 Canada Goose 1pr with 2 goslings, 2 Moorhen, 10+ Coot 4pr with various age chicks, 1 Muscovy Duck 11.00 – 11.45. (M Webb)

Late submission, 23/5, Crousa Downs: 4 Cuckoos including a brown female which called repeatedly during the morning. (K Dalziel)

Late submission, 23/5, Culdrose viewing car park: 2 pairs of Greenfinches feeding on seed heads. (K Dalziel)

Late submission, 22/5, Truro: 2 Striped Hawk-moth. (G May)



Roller – Tony Wilson
Glossy Ibis – Hilary and Dave Phillips
Roller – Stevan Windle
Roller – Nigel Rogers
Roller – Dave Flumm
Roller – Mike Spicer
Roller – Steve Cox
Ferruginous Duck – Martin Webb
House Sparrow – Kathryn Hill
Greenfinch – Kate Dalziel
Song Thrush – Kathryn Hill
Song Thrush – Terri Winfield
Chaffinch – Terri Winfield
Gadwall – Martin Webb
Coot – Martin Webb
Striped Hawk-moth – Graham May