Monday 13th March 2017

Helston Boating Lake: 1 1w Bonaparte’s Gull, 3m 2f Shoveler, 1 m Scaup,  Rooks on 2 nests in deciduous trees nr S end of Lake. (D Jenkins, R Farnes, A McKechnie)

Scaup, Alex Mckechnie

Scaup, Alex Mckechnie

Scaup, Rod Farnes

Scaup, Rod Farnes

Bonaparte's Gull, Mark Halliday, 12/3/17

Bonaparte’s Gull, Mark Halliday, 12/3/17

Bonaparte's Gull, Mark Halliday, 12/3/17

Bonaparte’s Gull, Mark Halliday, 12/3/17


Stithians Reservoir (WeBS count): 2 Wigeon, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting, 1f Pintail, 3 Meadow Pipit, 5 Mallard,  24 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 420 Herring Gull, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3f Goldeneye, 5 Cormorant, 4 Coot, 42 Canada Goose, 2 Buzzard, 1 Black-necked Grebe (favouring mid-section of reservoir), 130 Black-headed Gull and 34 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney) Also 2 Gadwall also reported and on S cut off m & f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 m 1 f Reed Bunting, m & f Bullfinch and 2 Long-tailed Tit. (D Jenkins)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 25 Sand Martin. (D. Flumm)

Bude: 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Teal, 3 Stonechat, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Fulmar and c12 Skylark (H Wilkins)

St Ives: 7 Great Northern Diver, 4 Purple Sandpiper (P Taylor) (WeBS)

St Merryn: 2 Swallow and 4 House Martin, feeding over the lake at the alps fishery. (R Hughes)

Kynance Gate: 2 Dartford Warbler. (J St Ledger)

St. Buryan: 1 Barn Owl. (K.Bowers)

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Lizard Point: 67 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Puffin. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: 2 Black Redstart.

Manacan: Harrier sp. at Roskruge Barton.(S Potter) .

Falmouth, Swanpool: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 at West side and 1 at North end. Swanvale: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap singing, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest. Falmouth Docks: 1 f Peregrine on crane. (D Chaney)

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad Lesser Scaup.

Marazion: 1 Iceland Gull.

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Par: 1 Black Redstart at Spit Beach.