Friday 31st May 2019

Friday 31st May 2019

Golitha Falls: 1 Dipper, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 pair Blackcap, 2 Mistle Thrush. (J St Ledger)

Withybrook Marsh: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Reed Bunting (male), 1 pair Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Sharp Tor: 1 pair Redstart, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Swift (circling). (J St Ledger)

Burrow Tor: 2 Cuckoo, 1 pair Redstart, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Bowithick: 1 Red Kite, 1 singing Redstart, pair Great Spotted Woodpeckers feeding young at nest hole. (D Eva)

Lanlivery: 1 Red Kite being harassed by Gulls. (D Hastilow)

Truro: 3 Swifts over. (M Costa)

Perranporth: 2 ad Gannet tideline corpses, fairly fresh and no decomposition but both headless. (E Mayhew)

RSPB Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 3 Purple Sandpipers, 2 Eider Ducks, 1 Oystercatcher, 10 Manx Shearwaters, 7 Gannets, 29 Herring Gulls, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Kittiwakes, 1 Puffin, 5 Guillemots, 4 Fulmars, 25 Common Dolphins, 5 Bottle-nose Dolphins, 2 Barrel Jellyfish.
Wolf Rock to St Marys: 11 Great Black-backed Gulls, 35 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 198 Manx Shearwaters, 4 Fulmars, 66 Gannets, 23 Herring Gulls, 103 Kittiwakes, 2 Puffin, 13 Guillemot, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Razorbills, 131 Shags, 5 Common Dolphins.
St Marys to Wolf Rock: 40 Manx Shearwaters, 21 Gannets, 2 Kittiwakes, 7 Guillemots, 2 Auks, 10 Herring Gulls, 7 Shags, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 6 Great Black-backed Gulls, 4 Fulmars.
Wolf Rock to Penzance: 80 Manx Shearwaters, 4 Fulmars, 86 Gannets, 46 Kittiwakes, 14 Herring Gulls, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 7 Auks, 5 Guillemots, 1 Shag, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Dunlin, 3 Purple Sandpipers, 4 Turnstone. (B Craven, J Swift, V Stratton)

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