Thursday 1st April 2021

Late news, 31/3, Loe Pool: Female Marsh Harrier at 12.00. (P Hopkins)

Nanjizal-Land’s End: 26 Golden Plover, 2 Swallow, 16 Sand Martin, 3 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 ‘Alba’ Wagtail & Silver-Y moth. (D Flumm)

Nanjizal: Light passage of Swallows & Sand Martin’s flying east using the topography to minimise the F7/8 north easterly winds. 20 Golden Plover east. (J Hawkey) 125 new birds ringed. Migrants included 71 Sand Martin, 12 Swallow, 15 Blackcap, 17 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler.Also  Grasshopper Warbler singing  , 5 Siskin overhead. (B Bosisto, K Wilson, J Howells)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (K Wilson J Overfield)

Porthgwarra: 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear, White Wagtail & Ringed Plover (M Wallace)

Sancreed: Adult Kumlien’s Gull following plough behind Sancreed chapel with c500 Herring, 6 Lesser Black-backed & 2 Black-headed Gull, also 2nd cal Iceland Gull. (D Flumm) adult Kumlien’s Gull, 2nd cal Iceland Gull, 2 Intermedius Lesser Black Backed Gull. (B Bosisto J Howells)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still. (L Proctor, B Bosisto J Howells)

Mounts Bay: 9 Sandwich Tern late morning (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: 20 Sand Martin in the evening (P Fraser) Siberian Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler singing this am (P St Pierre)

Rosehill, Marazion: 1 Swallow 10:30 (P Fraser)

Pendeen: 1 m Ring Ouzel, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Swallow (A Bayly)

Morvah: 1 Swallow over (J Evans)

Zennor: 1 Willow Warbler singing, several Chiffchaff singing, 2 Garden Warbler singing, 2 Raven,1 Cuckoo (along field hedgerow nr Tremedda) (J Evans)

Trevail Mill: Several Blackcap singing, 1 Tawny Owl calling (J Evans)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: Male Hen Harrier 10.45am. (J Jones) Also seen over nearby Rosewall Hill. (A Langdon)

Housel Bay:  Hoopoe (J Foster, J Jones)

Towan head, Newqauy: 23 Purple Sandpipers, 13 Turnstone N Fistral rocks, Scoter flock still in Newqauy bay (M Lammas)

Park Head: 1m Ring Ouzel, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 White Wagtail. (P Roseveare) 1 Short-eared Owl. (N Long)

Stithians: 7 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow, 3 Great Crested Grebe (S Van Hear)

Restronguet: Spoonbill (J Chapple)

Loveny Nature Reserve, Colliford: 24 Canada Geese, 4 Wren, Heron, c20 Crow, Blackbird, c12 Meadow Pipit, 3 Skylark, Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Stonechat (females carrying nesting material, 3 Jackdaws, Dunnock, Swallow, Buzzard, 3 Great Black-backed Gulls, 2 Pigeon, Great Tit, Blue Tit (J. Goodair)

Meadow Pipit – Jasmina Goodair

Dozmary Pool: Swallow, Shoveler, Skylark, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, Scaup, 3 Ring necked Duck (1m 2f), Meadow Pipit, Stonechat (J.Goodair)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Red Kite soaring over Manor Common, on the moor, near the A30 junction at St Breward and Temple. (J Stedman)

Liskeard: Male and Female Blackcap in garden late evening. (D Sharp)

Lostwithiel, Shirehall LNR: 2 Kingfisher, 3 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 2 Raven, 9 Chiffchaff, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 13 Greenfinch, 2 Nuthatch, 11 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 m Kestrel, 2 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Downderry: 14 Great Northern Divers, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter and 2 Common Gulls. (A. Payne)

Rame: 16 Chiffchaff seen/heard, 4 Swallow in off the sea and a lone Willow Warbler. (M Phillips)

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Garden Listing 31st March 2021

Constantine: Peregrine flying up the valley today takes my garden list to 51. (David Collins)

Dobwalls: A Willow Warbler singing for number 42 (Chris and Janet Duffy)

Coverack: Realised that I’ve missed Mallard off my list – plenty flying over most days recently, although the first was at least a month ago! Total now 55. (Dan Beadle)

Garden Listing 30th March 2021

Grampound Road: Great Black-backed Gull for 49. (Rob Nicholls)

Perranarworthal: Quiet month here with 6 additions: Lesser Black-backed Gull on 8th March, first Chiffchaff singing on the 12th, 2 Whimbrel over on the 15th, Pheasant on 17th, 3 Mediterranean Gull on 22nd and a small flock of Sand Martin over on 29th. (Stu Bearhop)

Feock: Two additions, bringing my list up to 32:
Canada Geese flying over early this morning and a Chiffchaff singing away. (Rosalind Smith)

Garden Listing 29th March 2021

Liskeard: A fantastic number 31 seen! I wondered what could have sent about 90 Jackdaw into a frenzy over the bungalow – only a Peregrine! Fantastic! Later, a lull in the bypass traffic meant I could hear the Chiffchaff! Total now 32. (Deena Sharp)

Creegbrawse: Our Blackcap have arrived. Spring has arrived with them. (Brian Toms)