Wednesday 24th May 2023

Wednesday 24th May 2023

Polgigga, Faraway Cottage: Hooded Crow. (M Wallace)

Marazion Beach: 1 Little Tern and 3 Sandwich Tern feeding offshore early am; 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. Also c50 House Martin (5 arrived in-off the sea 0650), 3 Swift on the marsh. (R Veal)

Eastern Green: 2 (ad drk, 1s drk) Eider. (S Rogers)

St Columb Major: 14 Blackbird (4 fledgling), 4 Blue Tit (two feeding young in nest box), 2 Goldfinch, c20 Starling (6 fledgling), 1 Sparrowhawk that took a young Starling, 1 Jay, 1 Wren, 1 Willow Warbler. (D Dennis)

Predannack: fem Sparrowhawk. (P Hawkridge)

Trencrom: 3 singing male Whitethroat, 5 singing male Willow Warbler, 2 Stock Dove, c20 House Martin, 4 Chiffchaff inlcuding a pair feeding young. (R Veal)

Trenow Cove: c20 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, c30 Sanderling, c30 Turnstone, 7 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal)

Penzance: Turtle Dove still visiting garden. (per A McKechnie)

Kenneggy Cove: 7 Fulmar, 1 singing Reed Warbler, 11 Oystercatcher, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Singing Blackcap, 1 Fox (vixen with a caught rabbit) (J Evans)

Stithians Reservoir Feeder Hide: 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1 Buzzard over, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron. (M Webb)

Downderry: migrant Wheatear on beach this morning. (A Payne)

Rock Beach/Sand Dunes: 13 Skylark, 2 Whitethroat,1 Kestrel, 19 Meadow Pipit, 1  Blackbird,  2 Raven over (S Grose)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Great Tit young in nest box soon to fledge. (A Blonden)

Devoran: 1 Red Kite, 25 Swift. (B Bosisto)

Falmouth, Maen Valley: 2 Siskin on feeder. (P McCartney)

Rumps and Pentire: 3 Wood pigeon, 5 Feral pigeon/rock dove, 5 Oystercatcher, 12 Kittiwake, 3 Great black-backed gull, c.45 Herring gull, c.30 Guillemot, c.20 Razorbill, 4 Puffin, 3 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 5 Jackdaw, 9 Carrion crow, 8 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 10 House martin, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Blackbird, 4 Stonechat, 4 Wheatear, 3 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 1 Pied wagtail, 4 Rock pipit, 9 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Grey seal, 3 Large white, 2 Orange tip, 1 Small copper, 4 Common blue, 2 Red admiral, 3 Peacock, 5 Wall brown, 1 Small heath, 1 Garden tiger moth (M Scawen et al).

Late news, 23/5, Penryn: 4 Swift, 1 Collared Dove. (T Chambers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Martin Webb
Dunnock, Martin Webb
Great Tits, Andy Blonden
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Andy Blonden
partially leucistic Blackbird, Shaun Grose