Friday 22nd March 2019

Late news, 21/3, Lizard Point: 1 Sooty Shearwater.

Late news, 21/3, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 drake Garganey associating with Teal at 15:45, seen from road. (J Eaton)

Late news, 21/3, Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs again. (S Votier)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis again this morning to 13:14 at least. (P Fraser, M Costa, J St Ledger) 1 drake Garganey associating with Teal at 1545. (J Eaton) Marsh Harrier also reported.

Glossy Ibis, John St Ledger

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint still and 14 Water Pipit. (A Langdon) Also 1 Willow Warbler singing this evening. (D Julian)

Praa Sands: 2 Velvet Scoter offshore.(17:50) (White speculum clearly visible on both birds on water and in flight, exhibiting diagnostic Winter plumage). (J Evans)

Wadebridge: 51 Cattle Egret in field with cattle between Trewornan Manor / Walmsley Sanctuary. (S Grose)

Newquay: Yellow-browed Warbler still present in car park by bus station at 10:30 this morning. Active and calling, heard more than seen. (T Carson)

Millbrook: Female Garganey on the pond (M Beer, C Buckland, P Kemp). Also  7 Cattle Egret still at Stone Farm (C Buckland, M Beer). Plus 8 (4m 4f) Stonechat, 6 Dunnock, 1m Chaffinch, 29 Starling, 16 Jackdaw, 11 Carrion Crow, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard. (M Webb)

Garganey, Chris Buckland

Land’s End: 2 Wheatear and 1 Black Redstart. Also 2 Peacock and 1 Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary. Plus 40+ Starling, 4 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Common Starling, John St Ledger

Buzzard, Martin Webb

Stonechat, Martin Webb

Chaffinch, Martin Webb

Trevose Head: 2 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail, 4 Sand Martin,  1 Swallow, 7 Corn Bunting. (J Rance) Also 47 Sand Martin , 11 Chiffchaff , 1 Willow Warbler , 5 Wheatear , 2 Goldcrest , 85 Meadow Pipit , 1 Little Egret , 1 Curlew , 2 Corn Bunting ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Tufted Ducks, 12+ Teal, 6 Canada Geese, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 10+ Chaffinches, 1 Cormorant, 1 Song Thrush. Also 1 Brimstone butterfly. (H Kendall)

Lizard Point: Sooty Shearwater and Black-throated Diver.

Nare Head: 1 Black Redstart at 13:49.

Dobwalls: Chiffchaff singing in nearby scrubland (C&J Duffy)

Penzance: Green Woodpecker heard calling at Mount Lidden and Peacock butterfly. (T Mills)

Chynhalls Headland, Coverack: 5 Sandwich Tern and 4 Wheatear (P. Bedford)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Eider (imm m & ad m), 65 Gannet, 60 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 3 Shag, 2 Fulmar, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Common Scoter, 35 Manx Shearwater, 3 Kittiwake, 6 Puffin, 1 Great Skua, 10 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to St Marys: 37 Kittiwake, 8 Guillemot, 5 Manx Shearwater, 13 Razorbill, 5 Gannet, 7 Great Black-backed Gull. St Marys to Wolf Rock: 10 Kittiwake, 38 Razorbill, 10 Guillemot, 37 Manx Shearwater, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 4 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 9 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar, 137 Gannet, 12 Razorbill, 421 Manx Shearwater, 29 Guillemot, 1 Shag, 6 Common Dolphin, 2 Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Godolphin Riverside Walk: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Raven and heard Green Woodpecker. Also Red Admiral and Peacock butterfly.

Camel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpipier from the hide at Tregunna plus 3 Ruff, 2 Knot and 92 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Julian)

Rame: 1 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail,1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Skylark, 3 Linnet, 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard,4 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat. (C Buckland)

Botallack: 2 Northern Wheatear.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill again.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Whooper Swan in field behind Burniere Hide this evening.

Newlyn: 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull in the harbour. (M Elliot)

Dozmary Pool: 1 f Scaup and 2 Goldeneye. (M Ahmad)

Crowlas: 3 Coot heard overhead 22:45-22:50, also 2 Tawny Owl. (R Veal)

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