Saturday 5th June 2021

Late news, 29/5, St Agnes Beacon: 1 Cuckoo. (M Prior)

Late news, 30/5, Cubert Common: Osprey flew North. (M Prior)

Late news, 02/06, Truro: 1 m Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Skewjack: Golden Oriole. (K Wilson)

St Buryan: ad Rose-coloured Starling still.

Housel Bay: 1 Hoopoe. (D Collins)

Hoopoe, David Collins

Helston Boating Lake: fem Ruddy Shelduck still, drk (escaped) Ferruginous Duck, drk Greater Scaup all still present. (S Williams, S Rogers)

Scaup, Steve Rogers

Ruddy Shelduck, Stephen Williams

Ferruginous Duck, Stephen Williams

Scaup, Stephen Williams

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1f Scaup, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Greylag Geese, 9 Little Grebe +2 juv, 2 Shelduck, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 5 Coot + 4 juv. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Newlyn Harbour: 41 Great Black backed Gull, 7 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 1 American Herring Gull. (S Grose)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 m Gadwall, 7 m Muscovey, 5 Lesser Black backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull (all with blue plastic ring on left leg, W:505, W:546, W:522, W:520). (S Grose)

Kensey Valley: Lesser Redpoll still regularly visiting garden. (N Bastin)

Halvana Plantation: 2 Cuckoo, 4 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Bastin)

Stithians: 2 broods Canada Geese, 4 pairs Great Crested Grebe but all unsuccessful so far. Other birds nesting include Willow Warbler on 5 eggs, Goldfinch with 5 young, Robin on 6 eggs, Blackbird with 3 young, Dunnock on 4 eggs. (D Eva)

Land’s End: 2 Reed Warbler. (R Stone)

Launceston: Red Kite over A30. (M Hunter)

Carnkie (Carn Brea): 1 Cuckoo heard. (R&S Sharp)

Berry Downs: 2 Cuckoo. (A Newsham)

Perlock Wood: Great Spotted Woodpecker feeding young at nest. (A Newsham)

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