Tuesday 7th May 2024

Tuesday 7th May 2024

Hayle Estuary (RSPB): 1 Kumlien’s Gull on river opposite Paradise Park, 1 Spoonbill, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 10 Whimbrel, 7 Curlew and 19 Oystercatcher. (G Lawlor)

Marazion Marsh (RSPB): 2 Great White Egret, 4 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5+ Swift. (G Lawlor, D Parker)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Great White Egret over. (L Proctor)

Polgigga: 1 Turtle Dove still near pond. (M Wallace)

Treeve Common: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Tree Pipit. (P Freestone)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, numbers of chiffchaff & willow warbler. (A Lea)

Porthgwarra: 2 Greylag Goose over + ‘Flava’ Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Tree Pipit. (P Combridge)

Minions: 3 Cuckoo. 4 Wheatear, 4 Common Redstart, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Siskin, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Kestrel, 5 Jay. (S Van Hear, J St Ledger)

Caradon Hill: c30 Red Kite drifted towards Pensilva. (G Williams)

Sancreed: 1 Red Kite over beacon. (P Clement)

Dobwalls: 3 Swift. (C & J Duffy)

Stithians Lake: 1 Reed Bunting (F) with nesting material, 1pr buzzard jousting. (A Lea)

Rame Head – Penlee NR: 24 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap, 35 Common Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail, 3 pair Stonechat, 3 Kestrel, 6 Swallow north. (K Pellow)

Carbis Moor20 plus Sand Martins now actively ‘excavating’ nest holes. 1 Four-spotted Chaser, 4 Robin, 3 male Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 1 Common Whitethroat. (V Booth)

Praa Sands and Trevurvas pre-dawn walk: 3 singing Common Whitethroat, 2 Pipistrelle sp, 2 Swallow, 1 singing Garden Warbler, 4 Common Buzzard, Praa Sands beach: 2 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Great Black Backed Gull feeding on possibly Puffin carcass. (J Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Great White Egret (poss m & f from the way they were displaying to each other), 3 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 5m Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 30 Canada Goose one pair with 5 goslings, 3 (1m 1f 1juv) Stonechat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 6 (3m 3f) Linnet, 2 Carrion Crow, 6 Jackdaw, 2 Buzzard over. (10.00 – 11.45 M Webb)

Goonhilly Downs: 2 Cuckoo. (A Lea)

Stithians Lake: 2 Garden Warbler. (A Lea)

Downderry 0545-0700:  76 Manx Shearwater, 70+ Kittiwake, 6 Sandwich Tern and 25 Auks west. (A Payne)

Falmouth, Custom House Quay: 2 juvenile Pied Wagtail. (J Lewis)

Gwithian Green: – 2 Swift, Whitethroat, Buzzard and Raven tousling, Chiffchaff, Sedge Warbler, Sparrowhawk, Rooks, Swallow, Wren, Sand Martin, Common Lizard, Green-veined White Butterfly. (M James)

Trevose Head: 6 Whimbrel, 3 Raven (1ad + 2 fledglings), 1f Wheatear, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

 

Late submission, 6/5, Roseland, Towan beach area11 Whimbrel, 11 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 2 Shelduck, 1 Skylark, 5 Stonechat (2m&3f), 2 Linnet (m&f), 2 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 1 Kestrel (f), 1 Buzzard, 2 Swallow. (T Chambers)

Late submission, 5/5, Buttermilk Hill: 14 Meadow Pipit, 12 Linnet, 1 Ring Ouzel (fem), 7 Wheatear, 14 Swallow, 4 Common Buzzard, 4 Raven, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Kestrel and 3 Cuckoo feeding on Oak Eggar Moth caterpillars. (V Stratton)

 

aw/ct

Spotted Flycatcher – Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting – Adrian Lea
Common Buzzard – Adrian Lea
Yellowhammer – John St Ledger
Common Redstart – John St Ledger
Cuckoo – John St Ledger
Great White Egret – M Webb
Stonechat – M Webb
Sedge Warbler – M Webb
Cuckoo – A Lea
Garden Warbler – A Lea
Buzzard and Raven – M James