Sunday 18th June 2023

Sunday 18th June 2023

Porthgwarra: (06:00-11:30), 787 Gannet, nearly all immature. 1172 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Northern Diver in breeding plumage, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 6 Common Scoter, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 32 Mediterranean Gull and 17 Puffin. (S Rogers, R Augarde, B Mellow, N Rogers) In addition, (11:30-14:30) 2 Cory’s Shearwater at 13:20, 1 non adult Pomarine Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Puffin. (R Augarde & B Mellow)

Sennen Cove: 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Marazion Beach: 24 Mediterranean Gulls (3 ad: 21 x 1st summer), 19 Sanderling, 7 Dunlinand 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey & G Lawler)

Lizard Head: 1pr Oystercatcher defending 2 young, 1m Kestrel, 1 possible Yellow legged Gull, 12 House Martin, 1 Whitethroat, 7 Stonechat, 11 Rock Pipit, many Gannets past. (S Grose)

Basset’s Cove: 17 Guillemots and 4 Razorbill. (A Norris)

Cross Common: 3 fledgling Whitethroat with adult and 1 Lapwing. (P Sharp)

RSPB Hayle Estuary: 1 possible Yellow legged Gull, 10 Dunlin, 11 Shelduck + another pr with 4 young. (S Grose)

St Ives Island: (11:30-13:00) 1 Arctic Tern, 2nd summer Mediterranean Gull, 5 Kittiwake. (G Jones)

Stithians Reservoir, from Stuart Hutchins hide: 1 Hybrid Goose, 27 Canada Goose including 8 juvenile, 14 Mallard including 8 juvenile, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 140 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (J St Ledger, A Lea) Also, 2 Willow Warbler feeding young near the Dam. (A Lea) In addition, (13.45 – 14.00): 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mallard, 18 Canada Goose with 9 goslings. Feeder Hide (13.10 – 13.40): 6 (2juv 4 new hatch) Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Mallard, 1 Dunnock. (M Webb)

College Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 sitting on nest. Also 2 juvenile Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Roseland Area: 1 Cirl Bunting, 1 Whitethroat. (C Taylor)

Bedruthan to Park Head: 4 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit. Many Skylark & Linnet, 1 young Adder (18-20cm long)
(C Taylor)

De Lank Waterworks to Garrow Farmhouse: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Raven, 1 juvenile Pied Flycatcher, 2 Grasshopper Warbler heard. 2 Kestrel. 1 Buzzard. Many Skylarks and Stonechat. (G Williams)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Redshank, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 34 Canada Goose, 34 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, 1 Black-headed Gull & 9 Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Late submission, 17/06, St Agnes: 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Stonechat, 1 Swift and 10 Swallow. (K Bowers)

Late submission, 15/06, Scott’s Quay: 2 adult and 3 young Shelduck. (L Parkerson)

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Great Crested Grebe – John St Ledger
Willow Warbler – Adrian Lea
Willow Warbler – Adrian Lea
Moorhen – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb
Kestrel – Kevin Bowers
Wren – Kevin Bowers