Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

The Danish-ringed Spoonbill which wintered in Cornwall has been reported this evening at Port Meadow, Oxford. (A Hartley)

Pendeen Carn: 1 Bee-eater. (P Combridge)

Marazion: 2 male Common Scoter, 1st winter drake Surf Scoter, 6 Red Kite, 5 Buzzard, 3 Great Northern Diver, Red-throated Diver. (A Lobb)

Polurrian Cliffs: 1 Greenfinch about 12.15pm. (S Bray)

Falmouth, Castle Beach:  4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Swallow, 2 Swift. (T&J Brighton)

Rumps and Pentire: 3 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 3 Swift, 6 Wood pigeon, 2 Oystercatcher, c.35 Kittiwake, 2 Great black-backed gull, c.35
Herring gull, c.55 Guillemot, 9 Razorbill, 4 Fulmar, 1 Gannet, 4 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 6
Jackdaw, 5 Carrion crow, 6 Skylark, 6 Swallow, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 4 Stonechat, 1 Dunnock, 1
Meadow pipit, 2 Rock pipit, 1 Grey Seal , 2 Speckled Wood . (M Scawen et al.)

Trevone: Pomarine Skua chasing Kittiwakes. (D Julian)

Probus: c10 Red Kites scavenging over silage fields. (M Jones)

Hannafore, Looe: 1 Fulmar, 1 Swallow, 1 Dunlin (summer plumage), 2 Great Black Backed Gull, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Oystercatcher, 4 Cormorant, 2 Mallard. (C&J Duffy)

Carnewas: 1 Red Kite. (S Allbrighton)

St Ives Island: Decent Manx passage, early am – 21 Sanderling roosting on rocks off the beach. (A Lobb)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 6 Fulmar, 12 Guillemot, 352 Manx Shearwater, 9 Gannet, 45 Kittiwake. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 13 Manx Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 9 Guillemot, 4 Herring Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 23 Shag, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Gannet, 2 Kittiwake. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Razorbill, 19 Manx Shearwater, 5 Gannet. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Wolf Rock to Penzance: 699 Manx Shearwater, 16 Gannet, 8 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar, 7 Herring Gull, 1 Guillemot, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Shag. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Goldsithney2 Swift. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Downderry: Early morning – 15 Great Northern Divers. (A Payne)

St Columb Major, Nine Maidens: 1 Cuckoo. (S Grose)

Rock: 2 Sparrowhawk,1 Mistle Thrush, 14 Linnet, 9 Greenfinch, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Quintrell Downs: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

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Dunlin – C&J Duffy
Surf Scoter – N Rogers