Sunday 9th June 2024

Sunday 9th June 2024

Housel Bay, Lizard: singing 1st summer male Common Rosefinch. (Birdguides)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: Black Guillemot still present. (Birdguides)

Lizard: 1 Whitethroat, 3 Rock Pipit (S Wood)

Windmill Farm: 3 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 10 Swallow, 3 Cuckoo, 4 Skylark, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, several Bullfinch heard calling only, 2 possible Crossbill heard calling from pine tree at entrance to reserve, 1 Cinnabar Moth, 1 Water Shrew, 1 Adder, several Grayling, several Meadow Brown, 1 Common Blue, 2 Broad-bellied Chaser. (J Evans)

Croft Pascoe: 4 Swift (S Wood)

Trelowarren, Helston: 4 House Martin collecting mud from margin of large puddle on track, 6 Goldfinch, 3 Linnet, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Raven together, 2 Wren, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 3 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Speckled Wood, 1 Peacock butterfly. (P K Bray)

Sennen:  4 Wheatear, 1 m Kestrel, 7 Linnet, 4 Raven. (S Grose)

Escalls: 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe (1pr with 2 chicks), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 3m Mallard, 16 Canada Goose with 6 goslings, 1 hybrid Canada/Greylag Goose, 9 Willow Warbler, 1m Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 2 Buzzard over, 2 Cormorant over this morning. (M Webb).

Hayle: 1m Red Breasted Merganser on Carnsew Pool this afternoon. Also an Oystercatcher with 2 recently fledged chicks nearby. (S Allen)

Falmouth; Pendennis Castle – Royal Garrison Artillery Barracks: 15 active House Martin nests. Also 1 pr Swallow at Gatehouse. (J St Ledger)

East Pentire, Newquay: 3 Swift, 5 Swallow, 2 Whitethroat, 80 Manx Shearwater and 1 Male Roe Deer near the quarry area this morning. (D Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 441 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 17 Mallard, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 22 Carrion Crow, 11 Jackdaw, 3 Magpie, 1 Pheasant, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Blackbird, 5 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 4 Linnet, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Reed Bunting, 17 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 42 Meadow Pipit, 9 Skylark, 3 Siskin, 2 Dunnock, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Robin, 1 Wren, 1 Grey Squirrel, 1 Fox, 2 Roe Deer, 4 Rabbit, lots of Badger digging, 1 Small Heath and 1 Wall. (C Reed, K Sargeant and DA Conway)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2+ Cuckoo, 3m 2f Redstart, pair Great Crested Grebes nesting. 2 Greylag Goose, 80+Canada Goose, 312 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit. (B Craven)

Bodmin Moor: 4 Common Redstart, 2 Yellowhammer, 4 Chaffinch 2 Stonechat 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cuckoo, 1m Siskin 5 (2ad + 3 juv) Wheatear. (D Rundle)

Late submission, 08/06, Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Crested Grebe, c15 Swifts. (R Mudge)

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Swift – Steven Wood
Rock Pipit – Steven Wood
Cinnabar Moth – Jonathan Evans
Whitethroat – Steven Wood
Chaffinch – Martin Webb
Buzzard – Martin Webb
Red-breasted Merganser – Steven Allen
Oystercatcher – Steven Allen
Oystercatcher – Steven Allen
Common Redstart – Darren Rundle
Common Redstart – Darren Rundle
Wheatear – Darren Rundle
Starling – Darren Rundle
Yellowhammer – Darren Rundle
Siskin – Darren Rundle