Wednesday 14th June 2017

Wednesday 14th June 2017


Don’t forget this Friday 16th June the Society’s AGM will be held at Chacewater Village Hall, Truro, TR4 8PZ. The AGM itself starts at 7.00pm and will be followed by a presentation by the Society’s new President, EMMY and BAFTA award winning photographer and filmmaker Ian McCarthy. This will be a great opportunity to see some of Ian’s work and meet him in person. Ian has worked on Blue Planet, Life in the Freezer and many other outstanding wildlife programmes, and this will be a great opportunity to see his work and meet Ian in person. All welcome.

Hayle: 1 Great White Egret over A30 this evening and appeared to be dropping onto estuary.

Upper Fowey Valley: 1 Osprey flew north-east at 0830 near Ninestones Farm. (A Payne)

Godolphin Hill, Rainbows End Nursery: 1 Red Kite over. (S Yandall)

Mount Hawke: 1 Jay in private garden at 18:15. (RB & PC Girling).

Padstow football pitch: 1 singing Corn Bunting from hedgerow. (S Grose)

Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Fulmar, c1660 Manx Shearwater (mostly in 3 large flocks just off Porthgwarra), 103 Gannet, 2 Shag, 5 Kittiwake, 47 Herring Gull, 13 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill and 2 Puffin. (DK Parker) Also 1 turtle sp. reported.

Penzance: 1 Sparrowhawk over the Lidden early morning plus 9 Goldfinch (4 ad + 5 young) on nyger feeders. (T Mills)

Rumps and Pentire: 1f+ 6 juv Mallard, 3 Fulmar, 1 Manx Shearwater, 6 Gannet, 25 Cormorant, 17 Shag, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Kestrel, 3 Pheasant, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 4 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 22 Guillemot, 12 Razorbill, 5 Puffin, 6 Wood Pigeon, 6 Skylark, 8 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 6 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Whitethroat, 3 Jackdaw, 50 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 5 Starling, 3 House Sparrow, 9 Linnet. (M Scawen et al.)

Hensbarrow Hill: 1 Cuckoo , 2 Grasshopper Warbler , 1 ad Hobby. (B Bosisto)

Greensplat: 2 Cuckoo. (B Bosisto)

Blackpool Pit:  1 Cuckoo. (B Bosisto)