Monday 1st June 2020

Late news, 25/5, Pendeen: Wing-tagged Red Kite (yellow T2) seen near Pendeen Coastguards on 25th May was tagged near Sixpenny Handley, Dorset on 5th Jan 2020 when aged as 2nd cal year and also seen near Abbotsbury, Dorset on 4th May this year. (P Clement)

Red Kite, Peter Clement

Late news, 28/5, Liskeard: 2 Nuthatch young successfully fledged from box. (L Birtwistle)

Late news, 29/5, Siblyback: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (A Dawson)

Late news, 30/5, Lower Polmorla, St Wenn: 1 Cuckoo calling from area of rushy fields. (I Bennallick)

Late news, 31/5, Tregonning Hill: 2 Red Kite; 1 Cukoo (heard, not seen). (A & P Taylor)

Land’s End: 2 ad Rosy Starling, fem Yellow Wagtail at Treeve Moor. (L Proctor, P Taylor)

Rosy Starling, Linton Proctor

Rosy Starling, Linton Proctor

Yellow Wagtail, Linton Proctor

St Just: Rosy Starling with the local Starling flock outside the back of the house on the secondary school playing field. (N Wheatley)

Nanjizal: Golden Oriole. (K Wilson)

Buryas Bridge: subad Night Heron flew across road toward Trewidden Gardens. (J Ryan)

Newquay: Rosy Starling reported in area.

Lizard: Serin reported flew East over Lloyd’s Lane at 8:04am.

Skewjack: Hen Harrier over. (M Wallace)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Barnacle Goose. (M Spicer)

Drift Reservoir: small Canada-type Goose still, resembling Lesser Canda Goose (B.c parvipes) or Taverner’s Cackling Goose (B.h taverneri), 3 Red-veined Darter. (D Parker)

Trevescan: 1 Turtle Dove. (K Wilson)

Bodmin Moor, Cheesewring Farm: 1 pair Redstart (feeding young) 3 Yellowhammer. Opposite Sharptor Cottage: 1 pair Redstart (feeding young in hole in wall). Wardbrook Farm: 1 Redstart (male – singing), 2 Wheatear, 4 Swift. Near Ninestones Farm: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk (over), 3 Roe Deer. Golitha Falls: 1 Treecreeper. (J St Ledger)

Redstart, John St Ledger

Grasshopper Warbler, John St Ledger

Yellowhammer, John St Ledger

Par Beach Pool: 1 Bar-headed goose among Canada Geese. (R Barlow)

Bartinney: female Cuckoo pursued by Whitethroat and Meadow Pipits. (B Toms)

Perranarworthal: 1 Red Kite, 1 Nuthatch. (A & P Taylor)

Maer Lake: 27 House Martins collecting food for their young on the nearby houses, and some collecting mud, c. 10 Swallows, 8 Shelducks. (H Kendall)

Crowlas: Red Kite over. (R Veal)

Mouls Island, Polzeath: 15 Puffin (11 on land & 4 in water or air), many hundreds of Guillemot. (A Langdon)

Guillemot, Adrian Langdon

Puffin, Adrian Langdon

Puffin, Adrian Langdon

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit (one carrying food), 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Canada Geese plus 7 Gosling, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Cormorant, 1 Jay. (R Mudge)

Trescowe: Cuckoo calling, also present 31/5. (L Hodges)

Wadebridge: 19 Black headed Gull feeding at sewage treatment works. (S Grose)

Trevose: 4 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit. (D Sharp)

Minions: 1 Green Woodpecker and many juvenile Starlings. (D Sharp)

Green Woodpecker, Deena Sharp

Bedruthan: 2 Shag (on cliff ledge nest), Fulmar, Skylarks. (D Sharp)