Saturday 18th June 2022

Saturday 18th June 2022

Stithians Reservoir: Cuckoo chick successfully fledged, 2 adult Cuckoo still present. 4 Willow Warbler nests successfully fledged 23 young. Additional active nests: 2 2nd brood Great Tit, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Linnet, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Woodpigeon (D Eva)

St Ives Bay: 2 Sandwich Tern feeding in the bay. (J Hawkey)

Restronguet Creek: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 14 Eurasian Curlew, 21 Little Egret, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 possible Grey Wagtail. (Tom Wilson)

Godrevy Point and Godrevy Island: 40 Shag (15 adults + 25 chicks) – 12 nests, all with at least one large chick on it. Compare to mid May when there were just 11 chicks on 5 of the nests. Wonderful to see a successful breeding season. (C Taylor)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 768 Canada Goose,9 Greylag Goose.1 Grey Heron,15 Mallard,1 Coot,1 Lesser Black-backed Gull,4 Black-headed Gull,3 Buzzard,29 Carrion Crow,11 Jackdaw,1 Magpie,4 Stock Dove,1 Collared Dove,14 Mistle Thrush, 9 Blackbird, 2 Cuckoo,3 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 6 Pied Wagtail,2 Skylark,40 Meadow Pipit,2 Reed Bunting,3 Chaffinch,1 Linnet,2 Wren, 1 Grasshopper Warbler,6 Swallow,1 Rabbit,1 female Roe Deer with a newly born fawn and 1 Painted Lady. (Harry and Fran Reddicliffe,C.Reed and DAConway)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 female Marsh Harrier, 1 male Ruff in full summer ( behaving very aggressively to Black-tailed Godwits ), 2 Swift, 4 House Martin, numerous Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 juv Blue Tit, 6 Mallard ducklings, 3 cygnets. (S Lilley)

Liskeard,Trago Mills: 1 ad Dipper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Treecreeper, 10 Coal Tit, 4 Nuthatch, 5 Buzzard.(S Grose)

Tideford: 1 Red Kite.(S Grose)
Tregonetha Downs: 1m Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Jay, 5 Yellowhammer.(S Grose)
Blackacre Nurseries: 3 Marsh Tit.(S Grose)
Pendower: 1 Sandwich tern, c. 20 Mediterranean gull, 10 Oystercatcher. (L Sampson)

Millbrook: 41 Mallard, 62 Canada geese, 4 Moorhen, 4 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 1 Black-headed Gull, 14 Herring Gull & 1 Greater Black-backed Gull. (P Kemp)

Late Submisson, 12/06/22, Land’s End: 5 Barnacle Goose flew north at 4pm. (P Nason & T Murch)

 

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Ruff – Steve Lilley
Barnacle Geese – Peter Nason
Barnacle Geese – Peter Nason