Wednesday 18th March 2020

Late News, 16/3, St Agnes Head: Possible White Stork over the sea, drifted past Bawden Rocks and then east. (A Crosby)

Late News, 17/03, Porth Meor: 1 Swallow flying west in the afternoon. (P Sharp)

St Clement: 11 Cattle Egret on the river. 1 Pink-footed Goose in field to left of Tresemple Pool with Canada Goose flock. (M Jones)

Porthgwarra: 1w Glaucous Gull again this morning at Pendower Cove. (M Wallace) Ad Iceland Gull this afternoon, but no sign of Glaucous Gull. (P Clement)

Gannel Estuary: Injured adult Glaucous Gull again. (S Rowe)

Newquay: Injured adult Glaucous Gull also seen in the pink elephant field. (E Henderson)

Glaucous Gull – Ethan Henderson

Falmouth Bay: 2 Black-throated Diver, viewed from Boscawen Fields at 10:30am. (J St Ledger)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 43 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Mistle Thrush, 7 Raven over. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 2 Treecreeper, 3 Siskin, 3 Crossbill, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, & Coal Tit, Goldcrest. (S Grose)

St Merryn, The Alps Fishery: 11 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Kingfisher. (R Hughes)

Loe Pool: 60+ Sand Martin. (S Bury)

Helston Boating Lake: 12 Sand Martin. (S Bury)

Hayle: 3 Swallow over heading South Westerly, 1 Sparrowhawk hunting around Foundry Square. (J Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Sand Martin flew south over Ryan’s Field. (DK Parker) Slavonian Grebe still in Carnsew Basin. (M Spicer)

Slavonian Grebe – Mike Spicer

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 64 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: Swallow in with Sand Martins along Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 21 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 20 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 1 Mandarin, 2 Cormorant , 2 Shag, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 62 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 67 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 3 Black-headed Gull, 80 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Grey Wagtail,2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 8 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 20 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 11 Carrion Crow, 5 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Firecrest, 3 Kingfisher, 11 Great Crested Grebe, 1 m Tufted Duck, 5 Coot, 2 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

College reservoir: c120 Sand Martin, 1 f Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 15 Tufted Duck, 2 Water Rail, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Marsh Tit this afternoon. (M Broadbent)

Downderry:  Birds moving west, 0655-0800, included 7 Red-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Fulmar, 30 Kittiwake, 200+ auks including a Puffin, and 104 Gannets. Also 4 Great Northern Divers on the sea. (A Payne)

Carne Creek: 14 Redshank, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Mallard, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Herring Gull, 4 Black Headed Gull. (B Nicholls)

East Looe: 7 Eider, including 4 adult males and 1 juvenile male. (D Spooner)

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