Friday 13th March 2020

Lare news, 12/3, Coverack: 1 White-billed Diver, located c. 300m offshore, present between 16:00-17:00, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver (P Nason and J Jones).

Siblyback Resveroir: male Ring-necked Duck now associating with the 25 Tufted Duck, (including French ringed female), 2 Goldeneye, 10 Mallard, 4+ Little Grebe. (K Pellow)

Newlyn: 1w Iceland Gull still present. (L Proctor)

Newquay: Adult Glaucous Gull still in field with pink elephant near Trevemper roundabout. (S Grose)

Trevose Head: 3 Lapland Bunting ( two in stubble field behind national trust car park, one in mixed finch flock in stubble field next to lifeboat station road). (B Bosisto, L Payne) Also 2 Ravens, 1 Merlin approx 13:00  hunted over field before heading towards Lifeboat Station. (M Greenhalgh)

Chyandour: 1w Glaucous Gull at Rosemorran stream outflow briefly early pm, then flew west; also drk Eider. (M Elliott, R Veal)

Glaucous Gull – Martin Elliott

Little London: 2 f-type Black Redstart, c35 Common Gull. (R Veal)

Marazion: Evidence of Common Gull movement early morning with flock of 12 (3 s/p ad’s) heading N over marsh with another 11 (1 s/p ad) sat on sea offshore. Remainder 2cy’s. (J Hawkey)

Wadebridge: 1 Firecrest in scrub next to Beach Box Cafe. (S Grose)

Goss Moor: Blackcap and Willow Tit singing this morning. (J Rance)

Longrock: 1 Sandwich Tern on rocks offshore. (J Hawkey)

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart by the railway station. (A McKechnie)

Black Redstart – Alex McKechnie

Carbis Bay: Sandwich Tern and 6 Black-throated Divers early morning. (GE & LA Carr)

Charlestown: 1 m & 1 f Blackcap (D Hastilow)

Trencrom: 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Raven, 1 Coal Tit. (J Evans)

Porthtowan Valley: 3 Chiffchaff singing (R Netherton)

Mount Hawke to Porthtowan: 4 Common Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (R Netherton)

Porthilly: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 7 Greenfinch, 3 Skylark. (S Grose)

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