Sunday 31st May 2020

Sunday 31st May 2020

The Rumps: 12 Puffin on water at the Mouls. (R Kirkwood)

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Downderry: 13 Common Scoters, 3 Balearic Shearwaters and a 1s Little Gull early this morning. (A Payne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Black-headed Gull, 4 Curlew, 1 (presumed 1s) Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 fledged young Great Tit with another nest almost ready to fledge. (R Veal)

Chapel Carn Brea: 2 Cuckoo (H Emmett)

Cape Cornwall:1 Barn Swallow, 1 Stonechat, several Linnets. (H Emmett)

Treeve Moor, Land’s End: Yellow Wagtail (S. Rogers)

Swingates, Land’s End: Spotted Flycatcher (S. Rogers)

Bosigran: 1 Cuckoo (R Packford)

Sancreed: 2 Red Kite, 40 Swift. (D Flumm)

Windmill Farm: 1 Garden and 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Wright)

Nansledon: 2 Swift. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool and Spit Beach: 92 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 3 Black headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Swift, 5 Coal Tit, 2 Linnet, 1 Common Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler from Ship Inn. Also, 17 Eider(10m +7f), 16 Oystercatcher. (S Grose) Also, 4 Swift, 2 Swallows, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Black Headed Gulls. (R. Barlow)

Par Docks: 61 Herring Gull nests, 5 Great Black backed Gull nest, 2 Canada Geese nests from 1 section of roof. (S Grose)

Bude: 1 Red Kite over (N Bastin)

Lower Polmorla, St Wenn: 1 Red Kite, 1 Kestrel, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (I Bennallick)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo (P Davies) Also, 4 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Lanivet, St Benets Abbey: Marsh /Willow Tits at feeders hanging from Holly tree in front garden. (S Grose)

Goonbarrow: 3 Cuckoo, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Newquay Zoo: 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Notter Tor (Bodmin Moor): 3 Tree Pipit (L Sampson)

Trispen: 1 Red Kite. (L Sampson)

Truro: 1 Siskin (D Jenkins)

Looe Island Gull Update: A Great Black-backed Gull that had been ringed on Looe Island as a chick, on the 25th of June, 2011 was photographed on board a fishing boat on the 29th of May this year in the Celtic Sea c.40 km North of Scilly! Prior to this sighting, it was last seen on Looe Island in May 2014. Where’s it been hiding for 6 years?

A Cornish born Great Black-backed Gull onboard a boat in the Celtic Sea.