Friday 4th June 2021

Late News, 03/06, Cardinham Moor: 1 Cuckoo (T Nightingale)

Late News, 03/06, Newquay: 1 Rosy Starling photographed in private garden. (Birdguides)

Consol Lagoons, Carharrack: Black Stork at 09:30 then flew towards Bissoe. (C Middleton)

Baldhu: Black Stork high over Wheal Jane early afternoon. (F Bell)

Carnon Downs: Black Stork soared East at 15:50, before heading back low west down the Bissoe valley at 16:12 and appearing to land in the valley. (M Broadbent)

Lelant: Report of a male Black-headed Bunting in a garden at Lelant for two days. (per V Stratton)

Helston Boating Lake: Ruddy Shelduck, male Greater Scaup, 7+ Coot (3 pairs with young inc. one with 5 chicks), 6 Tufted Duck, 30+ Canada Geese inc. 1pr with 4 goslings, 15+ Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 1 drk Ferruginous Duck (escapee from 2018). (S Finch, M Webb)

Greater Scaup – Martin Webb

Ruddy Shelduck – Martin Webb

Penwarne, nr. Mawnan Smith: Bee-eater flew low South East towards maenporth 3:30pm (G Wills).

Carbis Bay: 1 adult Rosy Starling in private garden. (Birdguides)

St Buryan: 1 adult Rosy Starling in private garden. (per M Wallace)

Housel Bay, Lizard: 1 Hoopoe calling and subsequently seen on wires. Flew West from garden at 12:10 (I Hayes, Birdguides)

Colliford: 2 Great Crested Grebe incubating nests. (D Eva)

Dozmary Pool: 2 drake Pochard, 1 drake Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Sancreed: Cuckoo, male Garden Warbler back on territory for the first day this year on the east side of Beacon. (D Flumm)

Boswarva, Madron: Yellowhammer confirmed breeding; male with food. (D Flumm)

Yellowhammer – Dave Flumm

West Taphouse: 1 Red Kite flying over A390 at 16:30 (M & R Frost)

Laneast, Launceston: 2 Cuckoo (N Woods)

Cuckoos – Nigel Woods

Cuckoo – Nigel Woods

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Cuckoo seen and more heard, Sedge Warbler, many Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (S Finch)

Breney Common, 10:15-13:30: 3 Buzzard, 6 Magpie, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Jay calling, 1 Pheasant calling, 2 Willow Warbler, male and female Blackcap, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Long tailed Tit, 1 Great Tit, adults feeding young Blue Tit at two nest sites. Also Green Tiger Beetle, 6 Marsh Fritillary, 10 Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary,
1 Green Hairstreak, Speckled Wood, Orange Tip, Small Copper, Small Heath, Large White, Brimstone, Red Admiral
Large Red Damselfly, Common Blue Damselfly, 4 Spotted Chaser, Broad Bodied Chaser. (M & R Frost)

Davidstow Airfield: 3 Wheatear, 1 m Reed Bunting, 3 juv Mistle Thrush, 2 Skylark, 1 m Stonechat, 2 Hare. (S Grose)

Lower Moor Plantation: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Cuckoo, 10+ Siskin, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Coal Tit, 5 Goldcrest, 4 Raven, 2 Tawny Owl . (S Grose)

Camelford: 1 Dipper (carrying insects south of waste water treatment works), 1 f Sparrowhawk (with Wood Pigeon kill on the ground), 1pr Grey Wagtail (feeding young at the nest just off town bridge). (S Grose)

Wheal Busy: Cuckoo calling at dusk. (K Dalziel)

Maer Lake, Bude: No further sign of Rosy Starling throughout the morning at least. (H Kendall)

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