Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Late news 22/6, Rosudgeon:  2 Barn Owl. (I Webster)

Coombe: 1 Red-legged Partridge crossing road from Coombe where it meets the B3301 at SW 608427.  (T & M Hasdell)

Devoran: 4 Mediterranean Gull (3 of which were in adult summer plumage), 80+ Black-headed Gull (2 with colour rings), 1 Whimbrel, 1 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 58 Curlew, 10+ Canada Geese with 1 juvenile. (J St Ledger)

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Goss Moor: 3 Grasshopper Warbler heard reeling.1 seen. (M Lammas)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 18:55. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull again on the estuary. Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Monday 22nd June 2015

Red Kite: One of the Red Kites from the recent influx was wing-tagged in Gateshead’s Derwent Valley as a fledgling in July 2014. This is the first reported sighting of the bird since October 2014 when it was seen at the communal roost in the valley.

Late news 21/6 Croft Pascoe Wood: 3 Crossbill. (J Selby)

Garras, Helston: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker feeding young. (J Massey – photo)

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Hayle Estuary: 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still.

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Sunday 21st June 2015

Late news 20/6 Cotehele nr St Dominick: 2 pr Grey Wagtail. (J Jones)

Downderry:1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoters, a Kittiwake and 18 Manx Shearwaters flew west before 07.30. (A Payne)

Devoran: 28 Med Gull and 57 Curlew. (S Rogers)

Victoria: 4+ Pied Wagtail. 2+ Skylark, at least 6 Linnet and several Swallow over low from services on  A30. Also dead Barn Owl Lanivet. (D King)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1s Ring-billed Gull and 4 Med Gull from causeway. (JPR & MJ Spicer – photo)

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Sennen Cove: 2 ad Med Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tresemple Pool: 4 Redshank, 16 Curlew and 1 Kingfisher. (S Rogers)

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Saturday 20th June 2015

Late news 19/6 Breney Common: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Garden Warbler, 4+ Blackcap, 10+ Willow Warblers, 5+ Chiffchaff, 1 Large Skipper, 1 Green Hairstreak, 1 Brimstone, 12+ Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary. (A Pay, G Adams)

Stithians Reservoir: Pair of Great Crested Grebes feeding one Great Crested Grebe chick and one Little Grebe chick due to egg dumping in the nest. (D Eva)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Coot still plus 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 21:15. (MJ Spicer)

Garras, Helston: 1 Nuthatch in garden for second day. (J Massey)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still from causeway. 1 Kingfisher and 15 Curlew on Ryan’s Field. (Sennen Cove birdwatching)

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Thursday 18th June 2015

Newquay: 1 Firecrest by perimeter of zoo. (D Ensor)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still from causeway.

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese plus 5 & 3+ goslings, 15 Mallard, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 5 Moorhen plus 3 chicks, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat plus 2 young and 3 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

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Wednesday 17th June 2015

Late news, 16/5, Croft Pascoe: 2 m Nightjar seen and heard, 2+ Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Cuckoo calling until 10.15pm. (J St Ledger)

Allet: 1 Firecrest (per P McCartney)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull again on the estuary. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rosemullion Head: 150+ Manx Shearwater flying west, 15 Gannet, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 5 Auk sp, 10 Shag and 1 Cormorant. Also 1 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Linnet, 1 Swallow, 1 Pheasant, 1 Kestrel and 2 Shelduck. (S van Hear, S Perfect)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese plus 5 & 3+ goslings, 8 Mallard plus 3 duckling, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat plus 1 young and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 2 Sandwich Terns and 3 Manx Shearwaters offshore. (DK Parker)

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