Monday 1st July 2024

Monday 1st July 2024

Stithians Reservoir: The Blue Tit that nested on the floor of the Stuart Hutchings hide successfully fledged 3 chicks, thank you to everyone for minimising disturbance. In the nestboxes, 9 pairs of Great Tit nested, 1 failed and 8 pairs fledged 33 chicks. 9 pairs of Blue Tit nested, 2 failed and 7 pairs fledged 49 young. A late start to laying due to the cold wet April was a good move as most pairs were fairly successful in the end. (D Eva)

St Gothians NR: Tufted Duck with six ducklings. (R Griffiths)

Hayle, Private Garden: 1m Greenfinch, 7 (4ad 3juv) Goldfinch, 10+ (ads + juvs) House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 7 (4ad 3juv) Jackdaw, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Herring Gull. (M Webb)

The Knavocks: c40 Swifts feeding over flower meadows. (K Dalziel)

Kiberick Cove to Nare Head: 2 Bullfinch, 4 Swallow, 2 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 3 Carrion Crow, 5 Skylark (many more heard but not seen), 4 Linnet, 1 Whitethroat, large numbers of Guillemot and Shag on Gull Rock. (C Taylor)

Lizard/Culdrose: 1 Whitethroat. (J Smith)

St Agnes Head: 1 Common Pheasant, 4 Common Woodpigeon, 4 Common Guillemot, Herring Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Northern Fulmar, 30 Great Cormorant, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Common Magpie, no 8 Eurasian Jackdaw, 2 Rook, 5 Carrion Crow, be 2 Common Raven, 2 Eurasian Skylark, 6 Barn Swallow, 1 Common Chiffchaff, 4 Common Whitethroat,  1 Eurasian Wren,  3 Eurasian Blackbird, 1 European Robin, 4 European Stonechat,  Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Common Chaffinch, 2 Common Linnet, 4 European Goldfinch. (TJ Hopper)

Downderry: moving west before 0700 were 9 Common Scoter, 19 Gannet, 15 Balearic Shearwater, a Great White Egret, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 6 Razorbill. (A Payne)

Wadebridge: 1f Kingfisher, 27 Black-headed Gull (inc 3 juv), 1 Curlew, 41 Redshank behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Guineaport: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 (1m&1juv) Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Black headed Gull, 3 Redshank, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Rock Pipit, 20 Sand Martin, 3 Linnet. (S Grose)

Treloan, Portscatho: 1 male Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, c10 Linnet. (R Hodgkinson)

Late Submission, 30/06/24, Lizard:  5 Greenfinch, 13 House Sparrow, 2 Whitethroat, 9 Swift.(S Grose)

Late Submission, 30/06/24, Old Lizard Head: 3 (2 ad+1 juv) Oystercatcher, 4 Skylark, 3 Stonechat.(S Grose)

Late Submission, 29/06/24, Penzance: 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull foraging for scraps at St John’s Hall. Guildhall Road. (J Evans)

Late Submission, 29/06/24, Warleggan: Pair of Spotted Flycatchers fledged 4 offspring. They needed some help with the nest hence the Gaffa tape, wood scraps and Boreray sheep wool lining (see photo). (K Frankham)

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Whitethroat – J Smith
Tufted Duck – R Griffiths
Tufted Duck & Ducklings – R Griffiths
Tufted Ducklings – R Griffiths
Juvenile Goldfinch – M Webb
Juvenile Jackdaw – M Webb
Juvenile Spotted Flycatcher – K Frankham