Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Late News, 22/06, Siblyback Reservoir: 1 ad Little Ringed Plover, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, a family of Siskin and a juvenile Redstart. (M Beer)

Stithians: 1 Red kite (S Turner)

Church Cove,The Lizard: 2 Grasshopper Warbler reeling approx 100 metres apart in streamside bracken etc just above the old lifeboat house at 1730. (M and A Lord)

Old Kea: 2 Spotted Flycatcher (M Buckley)

Hayle Towans: Adult Rosy Starling on fat balls at a private address, also a duller bird still in the area and 2 Shelduck past. (R Veal, G Lawlor et al). The brighter Rosy Starling still present at 10:30 & 11:45 at least. (P Fraser)

Rosy Starling – N Rogers

Rosy Starling – Max Buckley

Rosy Starling – David Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 14 (1 juv) Black-headed Gull, 1s Mediterranean Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit still. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary: 20 Curlew, 14 Shelduck (including a pair with 7 ducklings), 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher (N R Rogers).

Charlestown: 4 Goldfinch, 1 Song Thrush, (D Hastilow)

Goldfinch – David Hastilow

Song Thrush – David Hastilow

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 male Reed Bunting, 1 Moorhen, 1 Chaffinch, 4 Blue Tits, 1 female Mallard with 4 ducklings  (H Norton)

Marazion: 10 (2 ad, 5 2s & 3 1s) Med Gulls on the beach. (P Fraser)

Drift Reservoir: 130 Swift. (D Flumm)

Cape Cornwall: c40 Swift south (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 12+ Swift heading out over the sea. (W Smith)

Roche: 1 House Sparrow predating Hummingbird Hawk-moth, ‘flycatcher style’. (BWP lists Sphingidae amongst known house sparrow diet.) (J Rance)

Lowermoor Plantation: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Chiffchaff, 11 Coal Tit, 7 Goldcrest, 2 Jay. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 4 Great crested Grebe, 7 Cormorant (inc 1 Juv),11 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Newquay: Rosy Starling reported in private garden at Treloggan. (D Stringer via Newquay facebook per S Grose)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Crossbill (B Bosisto)

Lower Tamar Lake: Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 10 adult Mallard with 15 juvenile,1 Kingfisher, several Chaffinch, 1 Blackbird, 4 Blue Tit and 2 Coal Tit on feeders, 2 Mute Swan, Rook around the nearby rookery, 3 Carrion Crow, 2 Jackdaw. (H Kendall)

Cotehele Quay: 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Stock Dove ,1 Marsh Tit, 2 Swift, 5 Swallow, 1 Scarlet Tiger Moth, 1 Beautiful Demoiselle, 2 Marbled White. (R. Smaldon)

Hannafore to Portnadler Bay, Looe (along coastpath): 2 Little Egret,  1 Grey Heron, 1 Linnet (m), 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat (m & f), 1 Whitethroat, Great Black Backed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Cormorant (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: moving west before 0720, 9 Common Scoter, 79 Gannet, 21 Manx Shearwater and 1 Mediterranean Gull. In the afternoon a Garden Warbler singing at Keveral Farm. (A Payne)