Tuesday 18th May 2021

Tuesday 18th May 2021

Late news, 17/05/21, Bass Point: Near lookout station (just beyond Lloyd’s Signal Station), I managed to get these photos of a Gannet hunting a long way offshore and a Jackdaw collecting grubs from a field. (M Bennett)

Gannet – Martin Bennett

Jackdaw – Martin Bennett

Lizard, Housel Bay: male Grey-headed Wagtail. (Birdguides)

St Agnes, Polberro: Cuckoo. (V Skilton)

Callestick: m Mandarin still present on private pond. (T Wilson)

Wadebridge, Camel Estuary: 42 Shelduck and 2 Whimbrel. (R Bullman)

Burngullow Common: 1 Cuckoo. (M Jones)

Praze: 1 fledgling Siskin in garden this morning. (T Parrell)

Davidstow Airfield: 18 Ringed Plover, 8+ Dunlin (B Craven)

St Austell Bay: 8 Great Northern Diver. (B Bosisto)

Marazion Beach: 12 Sanderling, 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st summer), 1 Common Gull (1st summer). (P Fraser)

Mount’s Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver, one in summer plumage. (P Fraser)

Dunmere Halt/ Boscarne Junction (circular): 2 Dipper (feeding young at the nest), 1 Greenfinch with 11 Siskin , 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Mistle Thrush (1ad + 5 fledglings), 4 Nuthatch, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Jay, 3 Blackcap, 7 Coal Tit, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Buzzard, 1 f Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Cuckoo, 4 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Newquay: 1m Sparrowhawk through private garden. (S Grose)

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