Friday 25th June 2021

Marazion: Rosy Starling in private garden all day. (J Ayling)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Common Sandpiper, 17 adult Redshank, 1 adult Greenshank, 30 Curlew, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant, 47 ad/sub-adult Black-headed Gull & 32+ Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Tresillian to St. Clement: 1 Reed Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting (both singing), 24 Redshank, 9 Shelduck and 3 Curlew. (A le Masurier)

St Breward, Bodmin Moor: 3 pairs Redstart in Church Lane, all feeding young. (J St Ledger)

Redstart – John St Ledger

Walmsley Reserve: 6 Green Sandpiper, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Barn Owl (hunting). (J St Ledger) Also Swifts, Swallows and Sedge Warblers. (R Murphy)

Devoran: 46+ Whimbrel on Tallack’s Creek. (R Dann)

Bude: Juv. Sparrowhawk (M) hunting birds on feeders in private gardens. (R Maye)

Late Submission, 24/6, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Greenfinch and numerous Swallow. (R Chiffers)

Grey Heron, Robin Chiffers

Greenfinch, Robin Chiffers

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Thursday 17th June 2021

Late news 16/06 Trerulefoot: a Red Kite circling over Bake Lakes then headed west, mid-morning. (A Payne)

Late news 16/06 St Hilary: Green Woodpecker feeding young (R Chiffers)

Green Woodpecker and young, Robin Chiffers

Late news 16/06 Mount Hawke: Rosy Starling (Birdguides)

Knave-Go-By near Camborne:- 1 Green Woodpecker (D King)

Tredarvah: 1 Green Woodpecker, private garden (R Chiffers)

Green Woodpecker, Robin Chiffers

St Buryan: Pratincole sp. flew North, just West of village. (K Wilson)

Perranporth: Manx Shearwater dead on beach and 200 offshore feeding for last week. Also, Harbour Porpoise. (T Wilson)

St Just: Rosy Starling, still present at north end of Princess Street (per Twitter)


Rosy Starling, St Just, Alex McKechnie

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck, 3 Coot chicks, 1 juvenile Moorhen. (B & L Bosisto)

Playing Place: Red Kite flying overhead. (T. Hall)

Truro: Red Kite, over at 08:05,  (M Dunford)

Gloweth:  Red Kite over private garden 16.30pm, small starling flock (4-6 birds), greenfinch, 2 goldfinch, 8-10 swift feeding high above. (D Gibbard)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Great Crested Grebe.(R Mudge)

St. Germans Quay: Whimbrel  (A Blonden.)

Rock, Helipad Field: 47 Linnet. (S Grose)

 

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Late news, 14/6, Black Rock (near Praze-an-Beeble): male Golden Oriole at Wildwood Eco Garden but no sign since. (D Rose)

Late news, 15/6, Colliford: Pink-footed Goose. (D Julian)

Crackington Haven: Rosy starling this morning flying with small group of starlings. (J & B Teague)

St Just: Rosy Starling still at North end of Princess Street. (N Wheatley)

Mount Hawke: Rosy Starling. (R Wilkins)

Sennen: Rosy Starling still this afternoon. (K Wilson)

Crowdy: Osprey in nearby pine tree. (G Waller)

Stithians: 17 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 1 male Bullfinch, 3 male Reed Bunting, 4 Great Crested Grebe, Ruddy Shelduck, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, number of Willow Warblers and Chiffchaff. (S Williams, T Pinfield)

Black-tailed Godwit, Stephen Williams

Bullfinch, Stephen Williams

Ruddy Shelduck, Stephen Williams

Merry Maidens: Red Kite. (D Flumm)

Red Kite, Dave Flumm

Red Kite, Dave Flumm

Bowithick: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, up to 8 Mistle Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Swift, c.6 Swallow. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Wheatear. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Bosigran: 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat. (B Toms)

Newquay: 3 Red Kite over Trellogan. (D Ensor)

Kingsmill lake: 1 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mallard, 2 Canada’s with 8 young & juv Peregrine with pigeon sp. prey. (P Kemp)

Tregiffian Farm: Green Woodpecker. (B Lawrence)

Newquay Boating Lake: 2 Reed Warbler, 1 ad Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Dunmere: 3 Marsh Tit, 9+ Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Siskin, 2 Treecreeper, 6 Blackcap, 7 Grey Wagtail, 3 Kingfisher, 5 Song Thrush, 4 Jay, 7 Coal Tit. (S Grose)

Madron: Red Kite, 3 singing m Yellowhammer. (P St Pierre)

Cardinham: singing m Yellowhammer, c20 Siskin. (R Veal)

Helston: drk Scaup reported still on boating lake.

Monday 14th June 2021

Late News, 13/06, Nanjizal Valley: 2nd cal Night Heron still lingering. (K Wilson)

Late News, 13/06, Trethewy: Rosy Starling. (K Wilson)

Late News, 13/06, Sennen: Rosy Starling near to the beach. (K Wilson)

Late News, 13/06, Falmouth: Rosy Starling. (RBA)

Late News, 13/06, Croft Pascoe Plantation: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Cuckoo calling late into the evening. (J Evans)

Late News, 13/06, Coverack, Crousa Downs: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1+ Cuckoo. (D Beadle)

Newquay: Black Kite between Newquay and St Newlyn East at 5.15pm. (RBA)

Lizard: 75+ Red kite between Lizard Village and Cadgwith at 9.00 am. (S Croft)

Kennack Sands, Lizard: 1 Red Kite low over the caravan site at 8.00 am. (P Welton)

Rosudgeon: 2 Red Kite at 2.30 pm. (L Bell)

Ashton: 5 Red Kite at 2.40 pm. (L Bell)

St Gothian Sands NR: Red Kite, 2 Greylag, 30 Sand Martin. 4 Black-tailed Godwit tried to land but there was too much disturbance. (D Flumm)

Black-tailed Godwit – Dave Flumm

Sand Martin – Dave Flumm

Greylag – Dave Flumm

Callestick: Red Kite over 08.50. (T Wilson)

Penstraze: Red Kite low over at 09.00. (T Wilson)

Maenporth: 2 Red Kite, Painted Lady and Golden-ringed Dragonfly. (T Wilson)

St Austell: 3 Red Kite . (S Bool)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Red Kite and 14 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Langdon)

Perranuthnoe: 3 Red Kites over Trenow Cove. (P Gregson)

Callington: 2 Red Kites over Kelly Bray at 4.55pm. (Ellie)

Perranwell Station: Red Kite this morning. (C Lea)

Sancreed: Hobby & 9 Red Kite west during a brief break in the fog. (D Flumm)

St Just: 11 Red Kite north during a brief break in the fog. (D Flumm)

Charlestown: 3 Red Kites. (M Jones)

Probus: 1 Red Kite. (M Jones)

Probus: 1 Red Kite over at 12.45. (R Penny)

Rosudgeon: 2 Red Kite drifting this afternoon South to North. (J Evans)

Marazion: Red Kite north over Rosemount at 16.00 + Kestrel. (P Fraser)

Penryn: Red Kite over at 15.00. (J Holmes)

Trewint/Halvana:  5 Red Kites, 08.40-10.55. (B Craven)

Wadebridge: 5 Marsh Tit on bird feeders (fat balls) in private garden. (S Marquis)

Calstock: 24 Stock Dove visiting a private feeding station. (E Bennett)

Caradon Hill: 1 Buzzard, 2 Linnet, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 1 Yellowhammer (m). (C&J Duffy)

Tree Pipit – C & J Duffy

Bodmin, Roughtor: 4 Cuckoo, 3 Mistle Thrush, 2 Linnet, 5 Skylark, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Bodmin, Lower Moor Plantation: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Green Woodpecker, 9 Siskin, 3 Blackcap, 11 Coal Tit. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck, 201 Canada Geese, 5 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Coot, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Reed Warbler. (S Grose)

Marazion beach: 21 Mediterranean Gull mostly 1st sum. (P Fraser)

Penzance: Family, 2 adults with 4 juvenile Goldfinch on feeder (first fledglings for 2021). (T Mills)

Downderry: 9 Common Scoters and 10 Swifts flew west early morning. A Hobby near village early evening. (A Payne)

Helston boating lake: Greater Scaup and Ruddy Shelduck still. (RBA)

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Sunday 13th June 2021

Late Photos, 12/06, Lizard: 

Rosy Starling – Steve Rogers

Rosy Starling – Steve Rogers

Late News, 12/06, Penmenner Rd, Lizard: 1 Rosy Starling. (J O’Sullivian)

Late News, 12/06, Caradon Hill, Bodmin Moor: 3 Cuckoo and good numbers of Yellowhammer, with at least 10 pairs seen. Also, 4 pairs Wheatear and 1 juvenile. 6 Linnet, 2 Willow Warblers and 6 Mistle Thrush. (S Sanderson)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Little Swift, This bird was feeding above the granite outcrops from 11-35 to 11-40, before flying West towards Zennor. Also, 21 pairs of Linnet, 19 pairs of Meadow Pipit, 4 Pairs of Stonechat, 11, pairs of Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo, 3, Common Buzzard and 5 Raven. (V Stratton)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 drake Greater Scaup, Ruddy Shelduck and Red Kite over. (B & L Bosisto)

Crousa Downs: 69 Red Kite drifted high & east this afternoon. (B & L Bosisto)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Red Kite. (B & L Bosisto)

Porthgwarra: Turtle Dove (S & P Rogers)

Turtle Dove – Steve Rogers

Polgigga: 3 Red Kite over late afternoon. (M Wallace)

Skewjack: Red Kite over early afternoon. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 7 Crossbill flew east calling and a 2nd calendar-year Hobby over south of the village this morning. (P Combridge)

Porthmeor: 1m Yellowhammer singing on slopes of Carn Galver above Bosigran Farm. (J Hawkey)

Stithians Lake: 1 Black Tailed Godwit. (S Ford)

Falmouth: 2 Raven at Pendennis Point, 3 Swift circling and calling above the seafront. (E Tackley)

Penryn: Red Kite over and heading south. (J Holmes)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 2 Siskin on garden feeder and a Cuckoo in Poldice Valley for 10th day. (B Toms)

St Agnes: 14 Red Kite over this evening. (G Lawler)

Truro: 2 Swift over private garden. (D Jenkins)

Callestick: 4 Red Kites over heading west late afternoon. (T Wilson)

Probus: A very pale Buzzard with lots of white plumage flew over A390 at 1405hrs and into trees near entrance to Trewithen Gardens. (D King)

Tywardreath: 2 Swifts over Southpark Road. (R Barlow)

Indian Queens: 5 Red Kite at 3.15 pm with one then lingering over St Columb Road area. (D King)

The Gannel, Newquay: 1 Red Kite over at 2.00 pm. (C Stephenson)

Barrowfields, Newquay: 31 Fulmar on ledges, 3 Swift. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 2 Skylark, 5 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, 29 Fulmar on ledges nearby. (S Grose)

Respryn Bridge: 1 Dipper and 1 Grey Wagatail. (A Lea)

Restormel Water Treatment Works: 1 Yellowhammer 500m south east of the works. (A Lea)

Liskeard: 5 Nuthatch, 1 juvenile Dipper at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Rough Tor, Bodmin Moor: 2 Red Kite flying west. (J Laidler)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Redshank, 55 Mallard, 5 Moorhen, 5 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 2 Mute’s, 7 Canada’s, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Black-headed Gull & 9 Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Stratton,Bude: 2 Red Kite, soaring over village, 8 Swift, House Martins and Swallows early afternoon. (R Adams)

St. Germans Quay: 1 Painted Lady Butterfly (A Blonden)

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Friday 11th June 2021

Late News, 10/06, Perranporth: Rosy Starling. (D Poole)

Late News, 10/6, Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 14 adult Shelduck – 1 pair with 8 young ducklings, 3 Curlew. (A Nicholson)

Lizard village: Rosy Starling still, near old village pump at 06:30. Also Hoopoe still, seen and heard calling in the same area and being chased by Magpies. (M Williams)

Rosy Starling – Mike Williams

Perranporth: Rosy Starling still present, inc. in gardens at edge of town in St George’s Hill. (T Wilson, L Gibbs)

St Merryn: 1 Rosy Starling still in private garden. (B Tregunna)

Rosy Starling – Brenda Tregunna

Rosy Starling and Starling – Brenda Tregunna

Newlyn: 1 American Herring Gull (long staying 2CY individual at Newlyn river mouth at 10:30). (N R Rogers)

Helston Boating Lake: drk Scaup, fem Ruddy Shelduck both still present, 5 young Coot. (R Veal)

Scaup – Reuben Veal

Hemmick Beach, near Dodman Point: 1 Black-throated Diver. (T Potterton)

Marazion Beach: Grey Plover, Whimbrel, Dunlin, 13 Turnstone and 11 Sanderling this am. (S. Rogers, T McGowan).

Sanderling – Steve Rogers

Marazion: Hobby over muck-heap field at top of Green Lane. (S. Cox).

Downderry: moving west, 0600-0840, 1 Great Northern Diver, 118 Gannets,  4 Fulmar, 81 Manx Shearwater, 3 Little Egret, 2 Mediterranean Gull (1s), 3 Kittiwake, 13 auk and 3 Swift. 2 Reed Warbler singing at Seaton. (A Payne)

Godrevy: Whitethroat nestbuilding. (S Williams)

Whitethroat – Stephen Williams

Whitethroat – Stephen Williams

Colliford Reservoir: Bar-headed Goose (L Cooper)

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Thursday 10th June 2021

Late news 09/06 Lower Tamar Lake: 4 juv Nuthatch at the hide feeders waiting for an adult to feed them, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 4 Coal Tit, 3 Grey Wagtail two adults feeding one juv. 5 Tufted Duck 4m 1f, 1 Moorhen, 14 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Jackdaw, 1 Grey Heron.(R Mudge)

St Merryn: Single Rosy Starling visiting feeders in a private garden near St Merryn yesterday and again today. (per J Rance)

Rosy Starling, Adrian Langdon

Rosy Starling, Adrian Langdon

Rosy Starling, Adrian Langdon

Lanhydrock: Golden Oriole seen on grass verge in main carpark of Lanhydrock House early morning (D Jeffery)

Lizard village: 1 Rosy Starling still present near thatched cottage (D Collins)

Rosy Starling, David Collins

Sancreed: m Siskin. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: Hobby, Water Rail calling, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Mallard, 28 Canada Geese, 50 Swift, 10 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Hobby, Dave Flumm

Porthpean: 1 Red Kite ( P Wilkins )

Hayle Causeway:  Mediterranean Gull. (C Richards)

Kingsmill lake: 3 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 27 Herring Gull & 1 singing Reed Warbler (P Kemp)