Sunday 9th June 2019

Late news, 8/6, Downderry: Birds moving west up to 08:00 included a Great Northern Diver, 23 Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Cory’s Shearwater, 140 Gannet, 56 Fulmar and 7 Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Late news, 8/6, Goonhilly: 4+ Cuckoo. (B Hawker)

Crantock: Singing male Greenish Wabler west of Crantock and south of West Pentire in trees by stream c100m beyond Treago Farm camp site. (S Rowe)

Greenish Warbler – Bob Bosisto

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Little Egret at 10:45. (G Williams, R Veal)

Sennen Cove: Storm Petrel 1 mile offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Puffin, steady stream of Manx Shearwater. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Bosigran: 1 Grasshopper Warbler very actively collecting food, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Cuckoo. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Lundy Hole, nr Polzeath: 2 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Goldfinch, 5 (2m, 1f, 2juv) Stonechat, 2 Fulmar, 4 Herring Gull, male Kestrel, 3 (1m, 2f) Whitethroat, 1+ Skylark (1 seen, poss 3 heard). (J Burges)

Penwithick: 1 Jay. (C Hooper)

St Andrew’s Pond, Par: 1 Blackcap, 1f Moorhen sitting on the nest, 1f Mallard with ducklings. (C Hooper)

Blackcap – C Hooper

Mallard with ducklings – C Hooper

St Austell: 1 Jay in private garden. (C Hooper)

Jay – C Hooper

Windmill Farm: 3 Bullfinch, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Greenfinch, 10+ Skylark, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap (singing), 2 Swallow, 4 Whitethroat, at least 6 Cuckoo heard calling simultaneously, 1 Cinnabar Moth, 1 Adder, 1 Beautiful Demoiselle (female). (J Evans)

Adder – Jonathan Evans

Cinnabar Moth – Jonathan Evans

Lower Predannack: 20+ Skylark, 3 Cuckoo, 2 Wheatear, 5 Stonechat, 1 Jay, 5 Whitethroat. Also good showing of Heath Spotted Orchid, 2 Fritillary butterfly sp. (J Evans)

Downderry: much less movement compared to yesterday, but birds moving west before 07:35 included a Great Northern Diver, an Arctic Skua and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

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