Monday 8th July 2019

Late news, 7/7, Falmouth: Jay in Cordyline trees in front garden, apparently looking at the feeder. (E Tackley)

Late news, 7/7, St Ives: 30+ juv Starling with bright orange mark surrounding beak from plant pollen that they were eating- as shown in photo. Found by the golf course below Barnoon cemetery. Also, 3+ Linnet, 4+ Swallows and more Starlings in Barnoon cemetery. (K Money)

Starling – Keira Money

Late news, 7/7, Kenidjack: Ad Raven with 4 young. (M Helps)

Raven – Miou Helps

Sennen Cove: 9 Med Gulls, 2 2nd summer rest adults. (J Miller)

Bude: 2 adult Wheatears with 4 well-grown young, 2 Rock Pipits, 2 Ravens, 1 Kestrel, 2 Swifts and c.7 Swallows at Widemouth Bay early morning. (H Kendall)

Drift Reservoir: 70 Canada Geese incl hybrids, 1 Common Sandpiper, 116 Red-veined Darter including 6 pairs in tandem, 12 Emperor, 18 Black-tailed Skimmer. (D Flumm)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 1840 Canada Goose, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Barnacle Goose, 6 Mallard, 2 Teal, 15 Herring Gull, 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven,  44 Carrion Crow,42 Jackdaw, 4 Magpie, 22 Starling, 3 Wood Pigeon, 10 Stock Dove, 11 Blackbird, 10 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 39 Chaffinch, 25 Goldfinch, 29 Linnet, 28 Swallow, 1 Dunnock, 3 Wren, 17 Pied Wagtail, 34 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Robin and 1 Black-tailed Skimmer, 62 Meadow Brown, 9 Ringlet, 4 Large Skipper, 2 Painted Lady, 1 Small Heath and 1 Green-veined White. (D Conway) 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Tufted Duck , 2 Yellow Legged Gull (1ad 1 3rd summer) (B Bosisto)

Gillhouse, nr Colliford Lake: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Dozmary Pool: 5 Red veined Darter 2 ovipositing. (B Bosisto)

Cardinham Woods: 20 Siskin on the bird feeders , 5 Common Crossbill feeding in conifers above main car park, 2 Nuthatch , 1 Treecreeper , 1 Marsh Tit. (B Bosisto)

Porthmissen Bridge (east of Trevone): Guillemot and chick (sole remaining from tens previously spotted nesting on ledges) sighted 11:30, gone by 17:00. Also  200+ adult Kittiwake plus chicks and 60+ juv, 10 ad 4 juv Herring Gull, 8 Fulmar and 1 Kestrel. (P Reid Dalglish)

Truro: 1 m Yellowhammer singing from wires just east of Penmount crematorium. (S Grose)

Porthmissen: 400+ Kittiwake, 8 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill (viewed from sea). (J St Ledger)

Guillemot – John St Ledger

Bude Marshes: 2 Common sandpiper, 6 Magpie, 9 Wood Pigeon, 9 House Sparrow, 72 Mallard, 8 Herring Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 15 Moorhen, 1 Dunnock, 5 Carrion Crow, 14 Canada Geese, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Swallow, 3 Wren, 5 Greenfinch, 1f Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Raven and 3 Black-headed Gull. (R Mudge)

Bude: 15 Sand Martins over Crooklets Beach; 2 Meadow Pipit (adult feeding 1 young on roof of chalets above sea water pool); 1 Swift over town. (R Barlow)

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