Saturday 9th June 2018

Late news, 2/6 Newquay: Rose-coloured Starling seen and photographed in Pentire, also on 3/6. (S Blake)

Late news, 8/6, Polbathic Creek: 2 Shelduck + 9 ducklings. (A Blonden)

Late news, 8/6, St Stephen: Red Kite flew into tree beside A3058 near Pollards Mill at 06:00. (D King)

Late photos, 8/6, Phillack:

Adult Rosy Starling – Nic Hallam

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Hobby, 3 Grasshopper Warbler (2 singing, 1 carrying food), 2 Linnet nests with 5 eggs and 3 young, Great Tit starting 2nd clutch (unusual), Willow Warbler nest with 3 young (D Eva)

Bodmin Moor, De Lank Waterworks to base of Brown Willy: 4 Redstart (inc 2 young), 8 Wheatear (inc 2 young), 5 Stonechat (inc 3 young), 2 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whinchat (all male; 2 fighting, 1 taking food to nest in gorse), 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Mistle Thrush, 7 Skylark, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger, D Conway)

Redstart – John St Ledger

Wheatear – John St Ledger

Stonechat – John St Ledger

Windmill Farm: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Swift, 2 Cuckoo this afternoon. (D Wright)

Lesser Whitethroat – Dougy Wright

Whipsiderry: 5 Corn Bunting, Stonechat with young, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine. (S Rowe)

Goonhilly Downs Nature Reserve: 1 Red Kite (10:20) drifting NE, 1f Hen Harrier (10:35) migrating NE into head wind alongside satellite station fence, 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Whitethroat, 6 Swallow, Small Pearl-bordered Fritilliaries, Small Heath, Speckled Wood, Common Blue Butterflies, Fragrant Heath (4) & Heath Spotted Orchids. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 6 Common Swift (inc pair mating), 2 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, Emperor Four-spotted Chaser Dragonflies, Large Red, Common Blue Damselfly. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Bray’s Cot: Black-tailed Skimmers, Four-spotted Chasers, Emperor Dragonflies, Large Red & Azure Damselfly. Clouded Buff Moth, Fragrant Heath (139) & Heath Spotted Orchids. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Gwendreath: 2 Bullfinch, large colony Small Pearl-bordered Fritilliaries, Speckled Wood, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Common Blue Butterflies, Silver Y & Beautiful Yellow Underwing Moth. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

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