Tuesday 31st May 2022

Tuesday 31st May 2022

Lizard: 1 possible Long-legged Buzzard still at Kynance Cove near Kynance Farm but distant. (RBA)

Predannack area: 2 Cuckoo this morning. Buzzard species on derelict building at Kynance Farm at 0930 but flew off onto fence post in adjacent field. After 10-15 minutes it flew off towards Soap Cove and was flushed by a mountain biker shortly after.  No plumage details noted as very flighty. (D King). Also, Kynance Cove: 4 Meadow Pipit, 6 Rock Pipit, 3 Linnet, 3 Goldfinch, 1 Pied Wagtail, many Crow, Jackdaw and Rook, 2 Northern Gannet feeding off shore 10.00 – 12.00. (M Webb)

Porthgwarra: 49 Storm Petrel caught and ringed overnight, including a bird from the Channel Islands. (West Cornwall ringing group)

Chapel Amble: 1 Water Rail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Greylag, 1 Otter early am. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 40 Swift. (D Flumm)

Croft Pascoe Forest: 6 Swift, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Siskin and pair Stonechat with 2 juv. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Red Kite. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 2 Garden Warbler, Jay, Song Thrush, 3 ChiffChaff, 2 Blackbird, 4 Chaffinch, Greenfinch, 2 Blackcap, Wren, Cuckoo, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Long Tailed Tit, 3 Swallow, 19 Canada Goose, Dunnock, 6 Grey Heron, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Buzzard, Reed Bunting  (S Hinkley)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Swift, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 2 Coal Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Bullfinch, 1f Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Mudge)

Davidstow area: 2 Mistle Thrush, 6 Wheatear (2 feeding fledgling), 5 Common Buzzard, 10 Swallows, 4 Stonechat, 4 Meadow Pipit, 4 Skylark, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Pied Wagtail. (D Dennis)

Bonallack creek: 8 Shelduck (1 pair with 4 young), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret. (K Pinch)

Merthern creek: 2 Curlew, 2 Great black-backed Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 6 Shelduck. (K Pinch)

Merthern: 2 Red Kite, 7 Common Buzzard working newly cut hay. (K Pinch)

Helston, Porkellis: 1 Red Kite seen flying over silage field at 10.15. (E Turley)

Respryn Woods: 3 prs Spotted Flycatcher and 3 prs Grey Wagtail. (G Conway)

Godrevy: 2 Shag, 6 Fulmar, 3 Gannet, 1 Linnet and 12 Grey Seal. (S Rayfield)

Kingsmill lake: 3 Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 21 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 5 Cormorant & 2 Grey Heron. (P Kemp)

Lelant Downs, Brunnion: 1 Jay under bird feeder. Also, Song Thrush banging snail at entrance to Trencrom Car park. (P Geddes)

Late submission, 30/5, near Godolphin Cross: 1 ad Rosy Starling in private garden. (per C Richards)

Late submission, 30/5, Penzance: 1 m Eider, 3 Purple Sandpiper E of Jubilee Pool. (M Scott)

Late submission, 30/5, Siblyback Res: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  1 Common Buzzard,  2 Goldfinch, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Grey Heron,  2 Sedge Warbler. (R Napp)

 

TJW

Spotted Flycatcher – Dave Flumm
Little Egret and Grey Heron – Sandra Hinkley
Grey Heron – Sandra Hinkley
Meadow Pipit – Martin Webb
Rock Pipit – Martin Webb
Gannet – Martin Webb
Sedge Warbler – Rick Napp
Rosy Starling – per C Richards