Tuesday 18th June 2019

Late news, 17/6, Lower Tregantle: Barn Owl feeding first thing.

Late news, 17/6, Downderry: Distant Great Northern Diver, Fulmar, 7 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 3 Shag.

Drift Reservoir: Male Golden Oriole heard in the car park this morning at 11:00. (J Lawman)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Cuckoo this morning around the grass bank in front of the marsh. Presumably a returning migrant. (S. Rogers, P. Walsh)

Lostwithiel: 2 Siskin (male and female) in a private garden. This pair has been present on and off for most of the spring with the male more frequent. Possibly nesting nearby. (E Mayhew)

Par Beach area: 2 Swallows feeding along beach wrack line; 2 Linnet; 1 Song Thrush with food for young – all in dune area. (R. Barlow)

Porthilly Point: 42 Sand Martin, 3 Linnet,11 Greenfinch, 29 Oystercatcher, 1 Skylark, 4 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 4 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Lizard Point: 2 Balearic Shearwater flew west.

Truro Leats: 1 Juv Dipper (S. Rogers)

Hantergantick Quarry, St Breward: 1 juvenile . ( B Bosisto L Payne )

DeLank: 1 Male Redstart , 2 Cuckoo , 1 Siskin , 3 juvenile . ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Scribble Downs: 2 Mistle Thrush , 1 Grasshopper Warbler , 1 Whinchat. ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Watchcroft area: 8 Linnet, 2 Cuckoo, 10 Skylark, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Stonechat, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Painted Lady, 2 Meadow Brown, 1 Small Skipper, 1 Ringlet. (J Evans)

Lizard Point: 1 Black Tern west; 3 Puffin including one close inshore feeding; 1 ad Mediterranean Gull in the afternoon. (D Collins)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Dipper, 2 Kingfisher, 7 Great Crested Grebe +2 Juv, the second pr nesting have abandoned the nest. (S Grose)