Saturday 16th March 2019

Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck, 1 Willow Tit, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 7f Goosander, 1 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

St. Martin in Meneage: 27 Cattle Egret in field just east of village. (A Chatfield)

St Minver: 11 Cattle Egret at Trevanger Farm, 14 Cattle Egret Rosewin Farm.

Porthgwarra: 717 Puffin flew west between 07:35 & 09:35, also 2 Black-throated Diver. (DK Parker) Also 500+ Manx Shearwater, 4 Shag, Gannets galore, 12 Kittiwake & 50+ Fulmar. (J Evans)

Mousehole: 122 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2000 auk sp, 150 Kittiwake and 10 Common Dolphin 07:30 to 08:40. (P St Pierre) Also 1 pale phase Arctic Skua. (L Proctor) Totals to 16:40: 2175 Puffin, 8000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 diver sp, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 petrel sp and 2 Gadwall. (P St Pierre, L Proctor, M Elliott, M Ahmad, R Wilkins et al)

Lizard Point: Black-throated Diver, 663 Puffin & 822 Manx Shearwater between 07:52 & 10:14. (L Langley) 1200 Puffin from 08:00 to 11:30. (D Collins, J Foster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field. (L Proctor)

Pendeen Watch: Humpback Whale at 11:55 & 12:03, surfacing just beyond the rocks. (P Clement)

Lizard: 2w Iceland Gull in field beside lane to the point at 07:45. (D Collins)

Loe Pool: 29 Cormorant, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Goosander, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Pochard. (G Adams)

College Reservoir: 10 Sand Martin, 8 Shoveler, 24 Tufted Duck & 16 Coot. (D Eva)

Truro, Idless: 4 Lesser Redpoll (1m 3f) on feeders briefly. (J Kennett)

Par Lake: 30+ Canada Geese, 5 Cormorant, 6 (3m, 3f) Tufted Duck, 10 Moorhen. (C Hooper)

Cormorants and Tufted Ducks – C Hooper

Gannel Estuary: 2 Water Pipit, 30 Rock Pipit, 1 Greenshank, 6 Redshank. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Downderry: 4 Red-throated Diver, 56 Fulmar, 390+ Gannet, 8 Manx Shearwater, 160+ Kittiwake, 2 Mediterranean Gull, plus many Razorbills and Guillemots, all moved west 06:55-08:30. (A Payne)

Helston Boating Lake: 20 Sand Martin & 1 Swallow. (P Gay)

Port Isaac: 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Nuthatch, 16 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Buzzard (mating) at Treharrock Manor. (S Grose)

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