Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Late news, 21/6, Nanjizal: adult male Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper. (K Wilson)

Torpoint: Alpine Swift  with 400+ Swift in large feeding flock, between Trevol and St John’s Lake at 1330. Swift flock present until 1530 when flew NW. (K Pellow)

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck, 4 Little Grebe chicks. (L Bosisto)

Walmsley: 1 Spotted Redshank (summer plumage), 1 fem Gadwall with 8 ducklings, 1 Barn Owl, 11 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Green Sandpipers, 2 Teal. (A Langdon)

Spotted Redshank, Adrian Langdon

Helston Boating Lake: presumed escape male Ferruginous Duck, male Scaup & female Ruddy Shelduck still present. (D Flumm)

Crowdy: A pair of Redstarts continually insect- catching below the dam wall,  2-3 Mistle Thrushes, pair of Bullfinches, 3 Goldfinches. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Forder, Saltash: adult Peregrine, female Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 21 Curlew, 2 little Egret, 8 immature Black-headed Gulls & 12+ Swift moving W this afternoon (P Kemp)

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Stonechat (1m 1f), 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Sedge Warbler, 23 Canada Geese, 5 Mallard, 1 Whitethroat. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 28 Mallard, 1 juv Grey Wagtail, 2 Robin, 1 Cormorant, 5 Chaffinch, 1 Jay, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Moorhen plus 4 chicks, 3 Carrion Crow. (R Mudge)

Penhale Point: 2 Raven, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 53+ Linnet, 5 Skylark, 16 Fulmar, 5 Stonechat, 2 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Porthleven: Sparrowhawk crossed over harbour 21:00. (C Richards)

The Rumps and Pentire: 2 Fulmar, 4 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 11 Shag, 2 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Kittiwake, 50+ Herring gull, 6 Great black-backed gull, 50+ Guillemot, 20+ Razorbill, 8 Wood pigeon, 6 Skylark, 2 Swallow, 6 Rock pipit, 1 Meadow pipit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 2 Wheatear, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 13 Rook, 7 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 3 House sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 6 Linnet, 2 Small skipper, 4 Large white, 1 Small copper, 2 Common blue, 1 Red admiral, 5 Painted lady, 2 Small tortoiseshell, 2 Gatekeeper, 5 Small heath, 20+ Six-spot burnet (M Scawen et al.)

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