Thursday 31st May 2018

Late news, 30/5, Truro: Male Bullfinch in private garden at 20:34. (M Costa)

Marazion beach: 1 ad Baird’s Sandpiper this morning again. (D Chadwick)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Great White Egret still. (B Hibbett)

Dozmary Pool: 6 Lapwing (D Eva, P McVey)

Colliford: 8 Great Crested Grebe, at least 3 pairs Black-headed Gull nesting (D Eva, P McVey)

Bowithick: 1 Lesser Redpoll (D Eva, P McVey)

Roughtor Plantation: 2 Lesser Redpoll, 4 Siskin (D Eva, P McVey)

Dobwalls: Male and female Linnet feeding on Forget-me-not seeds in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Par Lake: 1 Grey Heron, Canada Geese+Goslings, 3 Coot, 2 Cormorant. (C Hooper)

Canada Geese & goslings – Chris Hooper

Grey Heron – Chris Hooper

Grey Heron – Chris Hooper

Tywardreath: Siskin 1m & 1f, Great Tit & 3 young, Greenfinch 1m & 1f, Chaffinch 1m & 1f and f House Sparrow in a private garden. (R Barlow)

River Gannel: 1 Barn Owl, Swifts heard after midnight. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Song Thrush, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Reed Warbler, 1 Buzzard, 1 Blackbird. (K.Bowers)

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Song Thrush, Kevin Bowers

Reed Warbler, Kevin Bowers

Veryan Bay by kayak: 12 Puffin (2 adult, 10 imm), 1 Great Northern Diver (wp), 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Manx Shearwater. (R Kirkwood)

Manx Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Great Northern Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin, Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin, Rupert Kirkwood

De Lank Waterworks – Garrow Tor: 2prs Wheatear feeding young, 2 Coal Tit feeding young, 1 Kestrel, 3 Cuckoo (inc.1f). plus up to 3f Roe Deer, Small Heath, Wall Brown, Speckled Wood & Green Hairstreak butterflies. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Mounts Bay, Mermaid II pelagic: 38 Puffin, 9 Storm Petrel and 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Elliot)

Eagle’s Nest: 4 Whitethroat singing, 2 Meadow Pipit, distant Cuckoo, 2 distant Willow Warbler, Stonechat, Dunnock carrying food, Wren carrying food. (S.Cox).

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