Monday 8th March 2021

Late news, 7/3, Porthgwarra: 1 Woodcock. (S Rogers)

Late news, 7/3, Skewjack: 2 Firecrest, 6+ Chiffchaff, Hen Harrier. (M Wallace)

Late News, 7/3, Tresillian: Dipper on river behind Village Hall. (A Nicholson)

Land’s End: 3 Black Redstart (1m 2f) at First & Last House, 25 Golden Plover. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe, Coot, Snipe, Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 30 Meadow Pipit, 35 Pied Wagtail, mostly males – no Whites. (D Flumm)

Black-necked Grebe – Dave Flumm

Cattle Egret – Dave Flumm

Pied Wagtails – Dave Flumm

Newlyn: Siberian Chiffchaff still, near Sandy Cove in garden. (L Proctor)

Prussia Cove: 1m Wheatear, 2 Chiffchaff, 1m Kestrel. Also 14 Common Dolphin. (D Flumm)

Crowan Beacon: 130 Golden Plover, 4 Snipe, 3 Fieldfare. (C Benton)

Rinsey Croft: 1 Kestrel. (J Chesher)

Hayle Estuary: Adult Ring-billed Gull still. (J Jones) adult Glaucous Gull early afternoon. (R Stone)

St Gothian Sands: ad winter Little Gull, ad albifrons White-fronted Goose, 8 (6m) Shoveler, drk Gadwall, 2 Wheatear, c15 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff. Also 4 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal, P Freestone) In addition, Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull. (A Witheywood)

Little Gull – Alex McKechnie

Little Gull – Andrew Witheywood

Wheatear – Paul Freestone

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Water Rail (D Eva)

Four Lanes: juvenile Iceland gull again in roadside pasture at Wheal Buller. (S Croft)

Devoran: 1 Spoonbill, Godwit sp. (P Pearson)

Tresillian to St Clement: 1 Firecrest, 7 Mediterranean Gull (2 summer plumage), 59 Shelduck, 34 Redshank, 33 Curlew, 4 Greenshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Peregrine, 42 Teal, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant. (A Nicholson)

Boscawen Park: 12 Black-tailed Godwit on Truro River (L Sampson)

Trewannack: 1 Common Kestrel. (M Logan)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Trevone: Black Redstart, Wheatear, 4 Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 16 Rock Pipit, 70 Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail. (B & L Bosisto)

Black Redstart – Bob Bosisto

“Scandinavian” Rock Pipit – Bob Bosisto

Wheatear – Bob Bosisto

Crugmeer: male Stonechat showing characteristics of European race Saxicola rubicola rubicola. (B & L Bosisto)

“European” Stonechat – Bob Bosisto

Dinham Flats, Camel Estuary: 1 Spoonbill, and 37 Cattle Egret flew towards Padstow. Also 2 Knot and 1 drk Pintail. (C Selway)

Wadebridge to Polbrock: c50 Canada Goose, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 6 Goldcrest, 9 Long-tailed Tit, c50 Redwing, 10 Teal, 9 Wigeon, 2 Buzzard, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Wren, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 7 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Willow Tit. (A Taylor, B Ide)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 1 Yellowhammer, 6 Linnet, 7 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Tresaddern / Castle An Dinas: 76 Golden Plover, 3 Skylark, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Lanhydrock: 2 Dipper nest building and a Grey Heron. (P Ash)

Dozmary Pool: 5+ Ring-necked Duck (2 males), 4 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 11 Teal, 2 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Scaup, 2 (m&f) Goldeneye. (K Pellow)

Siblyback Lake: 2 female Ring-necked Duck,10 Mallard , 4 Teal, 20 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 3 Redwing, 1+ Siskin. (K Pellow)

Wacker Quay: 1 Black-necked Grebe on the Lynher this morning. (A Payne)

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