Friday 8th June 2018

Late news, 7/8, Hayle: Adult Rosy Starling reported from a garden near the Bluff Inn at 09:00 for a 2nd day.

Phillack: Adult Rosy Starling on wires above Riviere Sands Surf School reception at 19:10. (N Hallam)

Mullion: Red Kite flew over garden flying NE 09:15. (J Allely)

St Erth: 1 Red Kite over at 11:30. (GH Spicer) 1 Mistle Thrush in private garden. (MJ Spicer)

Truro: 3 Red Kite flying over Malabar Road at 14:00. (J Rowe)

Tywardreath: 1 Red Kite over school (flying ENE at 11:30), 1 young Siskin, 1 young Bullfinch on garden feeders, 1 young Rook begging from adult bird. (R Barlow)

Falmouth: Red Kite over Trescobeas area heading north at 16:20. (J St Ledger)

St Martin-in-Meneage: 1 Red Kite over at 16:00. (T Chatfield)

Higher Bochym, Lizard: 2 (m & f) Cuckoo, 1 Mistle Thrush, Four-spotted & Black-tailed Chasers, Emperor Dragonflies, Common Blue Damselfly. Also, pair of Swallows that nest in private garage arrived together during the evening of 7/6. In 2016 & 2017 the male arrived 10/5 and the female 14 days later. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Marazion Beach: 2 Whimbrel at 18:00. (J Miller) Also 29 Sanderling, 9 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher and 1 Ringed Plover. (DK Parker)

St Merryn: 1 Barn Owl over Trewithen Farm at 21:30. (S Grose)

Penzance to Land’s End and back, Marine Discovery trip: 26+ Common Scoter in one flock, 6+ Puffin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 20+ Kittiwake. Also Risso’s Dolphin (2 groups) inc mother and calf, 3+ Harbour Porpoise inc mother and calf. (R Creek)

Puffin – Rob Creek

Penzance Harbour: drake Eider still. (R Creek)

Eider – Rob Creek

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