Thursday 1st July 2021

Stithians: 1 Ruddy Shelduck, 1 Greylag Goose, pair of Willow Warbler feeding 5 young at nest ( D Eva )

Ryan’s Field, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 80 Curlew, 3 Whimbrel. (D Flumm)

Lelant Water, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 broods of 8 & 10 Shelduck ducklings. (D Flumm)

Shelduck brood of 10, Lelant Water, Dave Flumm

Shelduck brood of 8 Lelant Water. Dave Flumm

Helston Boating Lake: 1 m Scaup and 1 m Ferruginous Duck still, also Coot family with 3 young and 1 older helper sibling and Moorhen family with 4 very young offspring. (T Mills)

Juvenile Coot being helped by older sibling. Tony Mills

Moorhen and young. Tony Mills

Porthilley : 2 Common Scoter m&f, 7 Sandwich Terns, c30 Sand Martins, 3 Little Egret, 2 GBB Gulls, 2 Grey Herons. (A Langdon.)

Rumps and Pentire Point: 1 Buzzard. 1 Kestrel. 2 Fulmars. 4 Manx Shearwaters. 2 Gannets. 6 Cormorants. 5 Shags. 5 Oystercatchers . Herring Gulls. 1 Black-headed Gull. 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls. 10 Great Black-backed Gulls. 20 Puffins. 29 Razorbills. 12 Guillemots. 4 Rock Doves. Woodpigeon. 2 Swifts. 8 Swallows. Skylarks. 3 Rock Pipits. 4 Meadow Pipits. 2 Pied Wagtails. 3 Stonechats. 6 Wheatears ( 3 adults, of which 2 were feeding 3 juveniles near Pentire Point ). 2 Blackbirds. 3 Whitethroats. Crows. 4 Ravens – 1 adult & 3 juveniles. House Sparrows. 35 Goldfinches. 30 Linnets. ( A. Parker et al )