Monday 6th June 2022

Monday 6th June 2022

Kynance, Lizard: Singing male Nightingale by car park. (D Flumm)

Windmill Fm, Lizard: Cuckoo, m Red-veined Darter. (D Flumm)

Par Beach pool: 1 Pochard still, 3 Black-headed Gull. (R Hampshire)

Spit Beach Par: 2 Great Northern Diver well offshore. (R Hampshire)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 15 Shelduck, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 1 3rd CY Mediterranean Gull, 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull & 1 Greater Black-backed Gull (P Kemp)

Mylor Yacht Harbour: 6 House Martin, 2 Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow (S Hinkley)

Lizard Point: 1 Sooty Shearwater feeding with hundreds of Manx Shearwaters just off the point prior to 8 am. (D Collins)

Lizard: 1 Turtle Dove. (D Collins)

Argal Reservoir: Great Crested Grebe with 4 well-grown young. (J Baker)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 1st year Iceland Gull, 1000+ mainly Herring Gulls, 4 Garden Warbler. (S Kolodziejski)

Bodmin Moor; Bradford: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Cuckoo. (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor; Bolatherick Farm: 1 pair Redstart, 2 Mistle Thrush mobbing 1 Tawny Owl. (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor; De Lank Waterworks to Garrow Tor: 5 Cuckoo (1 female), 1 Redstart (male), 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Wheatear (male), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kestrel. Also 3 Red Deer. No sign of any Whinchat. (J St Ledger, D Conway, D Thomas)

Camel Trail, Treraven to Polbrock: 5 Shelduck, 5 Little Egret, 2m Kingfisher, 1 pr Mute Swan, 3prs Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1pr Grey Wagtail with 5 fledglings, 9 Chiffchaff, 7 Song Thrush, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Linnet, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Cormorant, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch , also observed but not counted, Goldcrest, House Sparrow, Coal,Long tailed, Great,Blue Tit, Collared Dove, Carrion Crow. (S Grose)

Downderry: 2 Common Scoter, 27 Gannet, 6 Manx Shearwater and 2 Mediterranean Gull west before 0735. Also a pod of 6/7 Risso’s Dolphin. (A Payne)

Carn Glaze (Tol Pedn): Wheatear, 2 Raven (J Harvey)

Roskestal: male Pheasant (never in this area in my youth (65 years ago)), seemingly good Swallow population (J Harvey)

Late submission, 5/6, Nanjizal and vicinity: 1 male Red-footed Falcon at Carn Les Boel (flew north towards Land’s End at 8:30am),  1 Wheatear (f) , 1 Common Whitethroat , 1 Fulmar inland, possibly mapping. 2 Painted Lady , 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth, 3 Underwing moth species, 1 Grey Seal (J Evans)

Late submission, 5/6, Watchcroft: 2 Cuckoo one seen one heard. (J Evans)

tdm, rrb & djc

Redstart – John St Ledger
Wheatear – John St Ledger
Cuckoo – John St Ledger
Red-veined Darter – Dave Flumm