Monday 1st March 2021

Late News, 27/02, Dozmary Pool: 3 Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 7 Tufted Duck, 15 Teal. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Colliford Hatchery: Willow Tit singing ,in wet woodland area. Marsh tit. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Dozmary Pool: 2 Scaup, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 17 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Shoveler,
100 + Golden Plover. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Colliford Lake: 5 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 40+Starling. (J Hale)

Gunwallow: 90 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Brent Goose, 1 Great Skua, 3 Common Scoter, 8 Razorbill. (D Collins, J Jones)

Red-throated Diver – Joe Jones

Loe Pool (Penrose): 3 Bittern, 23 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Cattle Egret, 2 Firecrest,1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Raven, 4 Goosander, 2 Little Egret, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Mistle Thrush, 16 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail. (I Grant & F Were) In addition, about 10 Redwings in ivy and holly; some behaving oddly and possibly inebriated. There are reports of redwings and blackbirds getting drunk on berries, including holly berries, especially once the berries have been frosted which causes damage and allows yeasts to start the fermentation process. (K Dalziel)

Bittern – Alan Williams

Bittern – Alan Williams

Loe Bar: 10 Red-throated Diver, 2 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill. (I Grant & F Were)

Porthleven: 1 Black Redstart in private garden. (B Nicholls)

Porthgwarra: 100+ Golden Plover, 5 Fulmar, 4 Raven, 2 Chough, 1 Buzzard, 1f Stonechat. (R Hall)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 4 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: Painted Lady butterfly flew north. (D Flumm)

Morvah: Peregrine Falcon over heading North-east. (R Chiffers)

Peregrine Falcon – Robin Chiffers

Devoran: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover, 100+ Dunlin, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Common Gull, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kestrel (over). Also 1 Roe Deer (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank – John St Ledger

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 53 Curlew, 51 Shelduck, 50 Redshank, 7 Greenshank, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (A Nicholson)

Restronguet Weir: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (male), 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Velvet Scoter – John St Ledger

Walmsley Reserve: 3 Spoonbill, 1 Barn Owl, 56 Shelduck, 2 Skylark. (A Langdon)

Spoonbill – Adrian Langdon

Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

Spoonbill – Adrian Langdon

Charlestown: 2 Peregrine Falcon being harassed by Gulls and Rooks. (D Hastilow)

Penwithick: 7 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 3 Siskin, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blackcap, 3 Long-Tailed Tit. (K.Bowers)

Blackcap – Kevin Bowers

Blackcap – Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

Wren – Kevin Bowers

Crafthole: c.3000 Starling flock west of the village. (A Blonden)

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