Friday 6th March 2020

Late news, 04/03, Gluvian: 1 Woodcock (B Bosisto)

Late news, 05/03, Porthcothan: 3 Blackcap (L Payne)

Hayle Estuary: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 22 Common Gull, 19 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Grey Plover and 27 Little Egret. (B Dallas) Also 26 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field at the high tide. (C Richards)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot still off Sandy Cove this morning. (L Proctor)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck, 1 Pink-footed Goose (with Canada Geese), 2 pairs Goosander. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Ring-necked Duck – John St Ledger

Pink-footed Goose – John St Ledger

Pink-footed Goose – John St Ledger

Tresillian River: 16 Cattle Egret behind Tresemple Pool, plus 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black tailed Godwit, 4+ Greenshank and 3 Med Gulls on the river. (A Nicholson)

Newlyn: Iceland Gull still in Newlyn harbour late afternoon. (M Ahmad)

Iceland Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Goosander (1m, 1f), 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Snipe (in front of hide), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. On feeders; 2 Nuthatch, 3 Reed Bunting, numbers of Marsh and Willow Tit. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Trevose Head: Snow Bunting still present. (B Mellow)

Walmsley Sanctuary (Keyholders only): Spoonbill and Barnacle Goose. (B Mellow) Ringtail Hen Harrier. (S Border)

Drift Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck, 7 Tufted Duck and 3 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Maenporth: Adult Pomarine Skua offshore. (R Augarde)

Siblyback Reservoir: 25 Tufted Duck including French colour ringed female, 2 Goldeneye , 4 Little Grebe. (K Pellow)

Camel Estuary: 1 Whooper Swan, 1 Common Sandpiper , 76 Black-headed Gull, 20 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 6 Blackcap (singing males) (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Maer Lake: 1 Ruff, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Lapwing, 3 Dunlin, 2 Shelduck. Also numbers of Wigeon, Teal & Curlew. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Caerthillian: 1 Kestrel, 4 Chough, 1 Firecrest (I Bown)

Portwinkle: 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver. (R Smaldon)

Callestick: 3 male Yellowhammer at Callestick Farm cow sheds (T Wilson)

Loe Pool: 3 Eider, 5 Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe also Otter tracks found. (L D’Aranjo)

Rough Tor Plantation: Thousands of Starlings, 2 Peregrine (one with kill), 2 Sparrowhawk, 7 Buzzard, all flying through the murmuration. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Starlings – John St Ledger

Marazion: 44 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

Charlestown: 1f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

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