Wednesday 13th March 2019

Correction 7/3, The Kelseys: Dotterel reported in area of rough grassland between Holywell Bay and Crantock.

Late news, 12/3, Millbrook: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Greenshanks, 48 Teal, a pair of Red-breasted Mergansers, 4 Chiffchaffs and a Sand Martin. (A Payne)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs still, 1 Greenshank, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Curlew, c50 Dunlin, 1 Green Woodpecker. (T Phelps, J Garside)

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull. (M Ahmad) 1 Cattle Egret off Lelant Station. (Roger Butts)

Ryan’s Field, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill. (D Cain) 15 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 11 Redshank, 1 Spoonbill,1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret. (K. Bowers) 2 Spoonbill, 9 (2m 7f) Teal, 5 Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Egret, 9 Curlew, 2 Canada Geese. (M Webb)

Spoonbills – David Cains

Spoonbill – Martin Webb

Spoonbill – Martin Webb

Spoonbills – David Cains

Black-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb

Teal – Martin Webb

Helston: 3 Sand Martins and 1 Swallow at the boating lake. (J Foster)

Penzance: 15 Purple Sandpiper, 31 Turnstone off Battery Rocks; 1 Sandwich Tern along Promenade. (T Mills) 1 Adult male Black Redstart, 1 Rock Pipit, 14 Turnstone, 6 Cormorant at Jubilee Pool. (M Webb)

Purple Sandpiper – Tony Mills

Mediterranean Gull – Tony Mills

Sandwich Tern – Tony Mills

Sandwich Tern – Tony Mills

Newlyn: 1 ad near sum plum + 1 2w Mediterranean Gull with Black-headed Gulls on Tolcarne Green; 4 Sandwich Tern feeding off Tolcarne. (T Mills)

Millbrook: 1 Cattle Egret at Stone Farm. (D Julian)

Lamorna: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Siskin. (M McKee)

Porthgwarra: Jack Snipe on Raftra Pool. (M Wallace)

Marazion Beach: m White Wagtail by causeway. Drk Shoveler on the Marsh. 2 (m and f) Black Redstart, 7+ Common Scoter, 1 Redshank, 8 Rock Pipit (including 2+ presumed littoralis) at Little London. (R Veal) Also 4+ Gannets close offshore. (C Moakes)

College Reservoir: 14+ Sand Martin, 3 Shoveler, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Chiffchaff. (T Phelps, M Doyle)

Nancegollan: 700 Golden Plover over NE this afternoon. (D Chaney)

Zennor Hill: Hen Harrier (f). (C Madden)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Ruff and 2 Knot. (D Dennis) 16 Cattle Egret, 10 Sand Martin, 1 Ruff, 3 Knot, 8 Shoveler. (B Mellow)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 14 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 21 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 33 Wigeon, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 3 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 105 Oystercatcher, 1 Knot, 4 Dunlin, 47 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Curlew, 40 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 9 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 8 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch. (M
Scawen et al.)

Chapel Amble: 8 Cattle Egret, 2 Green Sandpiper. (B Mellow)

St Ives Bay: Large Humpback  Whale at 14:30 also male Black Redstart. (C Oates)

Porth Reservoir: 11 Sand Martin, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

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