June 2020

ca. 29th. Underwing detail from a comma in the Bristol garden.

comma

17th. More of the friendly Island kestrel.

kestrel

kestrel

16th. After failed attempts at Sennen (twice) and St Just, I eventually caught up with a rosy starling at Lizard.

Lizard Point

rosy starling

 

rosy starling

Rabbit

rabbit

ca.15th. Ocean sunfish and harbour porpoise from the Island. The local male kestrel is catching lots of field voles at present, and gave stunning views today.

kestrel

kestrel

14th. Drift Reservoir - osprey fishing. Then I ebiked back from Lands End along the coast road. Bosigran Farm, near Carn Galver: 2 yellowhammer.

11th - Balearic shearwater moving E off Island with Manxies. Second summer Mediterranean gull too. Blue W195 is a regular around the harbour. It was ringed in St Ives in 2015.

herring gull

7th. We walked from Porthcurno to Porthgwarra and back, getting lost on the way. 15 grey seals near Gwennap Head, and 2 chough in the area.

Porthcurno

honeysuckle

wall flowers

grey seals

5th and 10th. Peregrines over St Ives. Peregrine seen twice through Sennen on 5th.

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