Tuesday 24th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Winnard’s Perch – **Lammergeier** (imm) near A39 viewed south from Winnard’s Perch 08:30 & 09:00 but distant then flew SE and no further sign by mid afternoon, no sign at Rosenannon either. Red Kite flying low by A389 at 0648hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Lammergeier, Bodmin Moor, 23rd May, (R.Nicholls)

HelfordDalmatian Pelican showing well opposite Bishops Quay this morning (Thanks Freedive Cornwall, H.Barratt and D.Parkin)

DriftDalmatian Pelican (ad) at Drift Resv lingering at the southern end this evening, flew east over Sancreed Beacon between 1730-1745hrs and settled on reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

Dalmatian Pelican, Sancreed, D.Flumm

Lands End –  Dalmatian Pelican drifted slowly east from Treeve Common between 16:00 and 16:15 then lost to view

St Just – Dalmatian Pelican flew south then east over St.Just between 15:00-15:15. Red Kite (10) flew south over St Just at 17:10

Sancreed – Red Kite (14) flew east between 17:40–18:40. Also Hobby and Cuckoo (4)

Mannacan – Red Kite (4) over nearby (Thanks A.Hoggan)

NewquayRed Kite (3) over Hospital and Aldi area being mobbed by gulls (Thanks D.Grose)

GoonhavernRed Kite (2) circling overhead (Thanks C&J Keast)

BodelvaRed Kite over Eden Project  (Thanks S.Mitchell)

Monday 23rd May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor**LAMMERGEIER** (imm) flew SW over Breney Common CWT at 1430hrs. (Thanks R&R Nicholls). Probable sighting reported flying NW over A30 near Roche junction at 13:55 then flew south over just east of A39 at c1900hrs

Lammergeier, R.Nicholls

HelfordDalmatian Pelican on thermals at 1915hrs heading towards Lizard side of Helford Mouth

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway. Black Redstart (fem) near causeway

Sunday 22nd May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just Dalmatian Pelican (ad) at Tregeseal near Tregeseal Stone Circle but no further sign

The Lizard – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) at Little Treleaver this afternoon then circling over Ruan Minor, Treleague Crossroads area and towards Goonhilly downs between 1500-1630hrs (Thanks L.Drysdale) then drifting slowly NW over village at 17:15

Hayle – Spoonbill (imm) still at Hayle Estuary at 08:00

FalmouthStorm Petrel (3) in Falmouth Bay from AK Wildlife Cruises trip (Thanks B.Porter)

SancreedGreat Northern Diver (2) flew over village, 1 NE at 0810hrs and 1 west at 0915hrs. Also Cuckoo (Thanks D.Flumm)

Friday 20th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CamborneDalmatian Pelican (ad) circled over A30 Camborne junction at 10:40 then flew SE & lost to view

Hayle – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) back on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Carnsew Basin until 12:15 then flew south over A30 & lost to view. Spoonbill (imm) still at Hayle Estuary at 17:30

St Just – Hen Harrier south of Cot Valley over bulb field this morning