Saturday 9th July 2022

Saturday 9th July 2022

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Egyptian Geese still, 26 Mistle Thrush. (D Julian)

Pentire Headland: Quail singing near to Lead Mine Carpark. (D Julian)

Nanjizal: dark morph female Honey Buzzard, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (K Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Coot, 20 juv Swallow, 2 Swift. Also 1 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 4 juv Herring Gull, c30 Mediterranean Gull, c100 Black-headed Gull on the beach and another c200 small Gulls toward Chyandour. (R Veal) 50+ Sand Martins, 2 Swift this evening. (J Hawkey)

Penzance: Leucistic House Sparrow regularly visiting feeder in street off seafront. (Peter Maddern) 3 juvenile Green Woodpeckers fledged at the Cemetery. (A Mckechnie)

Drift Reservoir: Greenshank, 3 Little Egret, 20 Swift. (D Flumm), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Buzzard, 2 Great Crested Grebe (1 adult 1 young), 2 Red Veined Darters, 4 Beautiful Demoiselles, 3 Black-tailed Skimmers. (M James)

Sancreed: Red Kite south 1228 hrs. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Little Egret, Reed Bunting nest. (D Eva) 2 (1ad 1juv) Grey Heron, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greylag Goose, 3 Canada Goose, 5 Mallard. Southern Cutoff Hide: 1 Marsh Tit , 2 juv Great Tit, 3 juv Blue Tit, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 (1m 1f 4juv) Chaffinch, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Jay, 1 Red Fox 13.00 – 13.45. (M Webb)

Par Beach Pool: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper. (B Bosisto) 2 Common Sandpiper,1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 15 Mediterranean Gull  (7 juv , 7ad, 1 1st sum), 96 Black-headed Gull (3 juv & returning bird with white plastic ring on right leg:TMLX).(S Grose)

Lostwithiel; Restormal Manor: 2 Dipper, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Treecreeper,  2 Red Kite ,1 Sparrowhawk at altitude. (S Grose)

Carnewas: several pairs of Linnets, some tending nests. Several pairs of Stonechats, some feeding young. . 1 pr GBB Gulls. Lots of Herring Gulls and sparrows. Local tame Rook (called Dave) has appeared feeding a juvenile. We have no idea of Dave’s true gender. (S Ashby)

Tregonetha Downs: 10 Yellowhammer (2f+8m), 2 Bullfinch, 3 Blackcap, 9 Linnet,  flock Long-tailed Tit,  3 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff.(S Grose)

Newquay: male Sparrowhawk in private garden. (D Norman)

North Cornwall Coast: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 6 Kestrel (2 ad +4 juv) 1 ad Chough (Single ad).(S Grose)

Walmlsey Sanctuary: 1 Marsh Harrier. (D Julian, A Wilson)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Whinchat. (S Sanderson)

Bodmin Moor near Alex Tor: 1 Common Redstart. (G Williams)

Downderry: 12 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern west 0555-0725. (A Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 40 Curlew, 9 Greenshank, 33 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 18 Little Egret & a frequently calling Tawny Owl  (P Kemp)

Coast path Killigarth to Hannafore Meadow: 3 Common Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Wren, 2 Common Whitethroat, 6 Stonechat (5 males, 1 feeding a juvenile), 2 Curlew, 8 Goldfinch, 2 Blackcap, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Magpie, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Cormorant, 1 Skylark, pair Bullfinch, 2 Carrion Crow (adult with juv), 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Linnet males. (A Ludlam)

Hannafore Beach: 7 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Eider male eclipse, 2 Curlew, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 8 Oystercatcher, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Barn Swallow, 3 Common Swift, 4 Rock Pipit, 8 Mallard. (A Ludlam)

 

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Leucistic House Sparrow – Peter Maddern
Leucistic House Sparrow – Peter Maddern
Juvenile Mediterranean Gull – B Bosisto
Common Sandpiper – B Bosisto
Great Spotted Woodpecker – Martin Webb
Marsh Tit – Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb
juvenile Green Woodpecker – A lex Mckechnie
juvenile Green Woodpecker – A lex Mckechnie
Marsh Harrier – Andy Wilson
Marsh Harrier – Andy Wilson
Common Buzzard – Mark James
Red-veined Darter – Mark James
Chough – Shaun Grose