Wednesday 21st June 2017

Late news, 20/6, Loe Bar: Small pod of 6 Bottlenose Dolphins heading west. (Dr DM Parker)

Late news, 20/6, Dobwalls: 1 Red kite flying low over southern part of village, late afternoon being hassled by gulls, flew north over village. It had some large feathers missing from both wings. (C&J Duffy)

Mounts Bay, Mermaid pelagic: 1 Great Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, hundreds Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 5 Puffin, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Sandwich Tern and 10+ Common Dolphin. (M Elliot, more Mermaid sailings tomorrow and Friday)

Trevean, Porthgwarra: 5 Crossbill this morning. (M Wallace)

Lamorna: 2+ Crossbill over at 12:40. (M McKee)

St Ives: 1 Red Kite circling over Carbis Bay 15:30. (R Veal)

Escalls: 1 Red Kite at 11:05. ( P Taylor, H Mitchell)

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 3 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 15 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 34 Herring Gull, 30 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 4 Puffin, 3 Wood pigeon, 4 Swift, 5 Skylark, 7 House Martin, 15 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 50 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 21 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 12 Linnet (M Scawen et al.)

Rock: 1 male Sparrowhawk mobbing a Buzzard from private garden. (S Grose)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 (2nd cal) Iceland Gull. (P Phillips)

Lanhydrock: 2 Green Woodpecker (juv). (J St Ledger)

 

Green Woodpecker, John St Ledger

Bodmin Moor (De Lank Waterworks to Garrow Farm): 3 Whinchat (2 adult, 1 juv), 9 Wheatear (inc 4 juv), 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 Red Kite (over), 1f Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

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