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

RestronguetOsprey at c1600hrs

St Agnes Red Kite (23) flew SW over

St WennRed Kite (15) feeding in recently cut field


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

Castle-an-DinasRed Kite (c12) over to NW late afternoon

Roseudgeon – Red Kite (11) at 1400hrs. Red Kite (4) over at 1610hrs

St JustRed Kite (10) drifted south over town at 1710hrs

Bodmin MoorRed Kite (6+) flew over Hellman Tor

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

PorthtowanRed Kite (4) at c1515hrs

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

HelstonRed Kite (3) over at 2110hrs

PotscathoRed Kite (3) over

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

RosenannonRed Kite (2) and Hobby (2) over

PerranporthRed Kite (2) flew south over

GrampoundRed Kite over at 1640hrs

ZelahRed Kite flew over

StiithiansRed Kite flew over

NewquayRed Kite over Porth

BodelvaRed Kite over Eden Project  (Thanks S.Mitchell)

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