Sunday 14th March 2021

Late news, 13/03, Coverack: 3 Sandwich Tern (D Beadle)

Late News, 13/03, Camel Estuary: 74 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 12 Bar-Tailed & 61 Black-tailed Godwit, 55 Dunlin, 31 Ringed Plover, 11 Grey Plover, 29 Golden Plover, 22 Red Knot, 61 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper and 72 Oystercatcher. (C Selway)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 75 Canada Goose,1 Grey Heron, 2m+1f Ring-necked Duck, 3 Shoveler, 4 Pochard,1m Scaup, 2 Tufted Duck,1m+1f Goldeneye, 2f Goosander, 2 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 7 Raven, 32 Carrion Crow, 45 Jackdaw, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Blackbird, 1 Starling, 6 Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Dunnock and 1 Wren. (C Reed & DAConway) Also reported, Dozmary Pool: 2 Pochard, 2 drake Scaup, 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Ring-necked Duck, 1 drake Shovler, male Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard. (D. Cooper)

Bude Marsh: 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 50+ Canada Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2ad + 1 1st winter Mute Swan, 6 Shelduck, 1f Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Maye)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Bittern on roadside opposite Croft Pascoe Pool, no sign by mid afternoon. (D & B Chapman-Gardner, T Gardner)

Lizard: 1m Merlin. (D Wright)

Roskilly: Sandwich Tern. (P St Pierre)

Penryn Campus: 1 Nuthatch singing. (C Foote)

College Reservoir: 12 Starling, 48 Canada Goose (+ 1 hybrid), 8+ Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, 4 Buzzard, Kestrel, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Heron, Coot, Moorhen. (C Foote)

St. Buryan: 1 1st winter Iceland Gull flew SW this afternoon. (N R Rogers)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe and 2 Great Crested Grebes. (T Mills)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, Little Egret, 55 Canada Goose, Snipe, 25 Redwing, Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ruff (different to overwintering one at Copperhouse), 1 Greylag Goose, ad pale-bellied Brent Goose, 2 (3cy, ad) Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker. (R Veal)

Four lanes: 1 juvenile Iceland gull. (I Grant & F Were)

Carharrack: 1 Red Kite over. (F Bell)

Calenick Creek: 1 Little Egret, Curlew, 2 Redshank, 2 Shelduck. Also, 5 Cattle Egret on private Farmland in the area. (T Hall)

Castle Hill, Milltown Lostwithiel: 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret with Cattle on farmland, 1 Chiffchaff singing. (E Mayhew)

Towan Head: 120 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Manx Shearwater. (D Eva)

Trevemper / Trerice: 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 2 Raven, 7 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 17 Coal Tit, 3 juvenile Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Kestrel, 41 Linnet, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 Redwing, 9 Greenfinch, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Jay, 45 Magpie (in sheep field next to sewage treatment works), 9 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

St Breock, Wadebridge: 1 Firecrest. (S Marquis)

Kenningstock Mill, Camelford: 1 Dipper. (S Marquis)

Rough Tor: 2 Skylark, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Teal, male Kestrel, female Merlin, 6 Buzzard. (D Cooper)

Millbrook: 5 Moorhen, 1 Egyptian Goose, 24 Canada Goose, 9 Shelduck, 29 Mallard, 1 f Teal, 3 Mute Swan, 3 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 1 2cy Mediterranean Gull, 41 Common Gull, 3 Greater Black-backed Gull, 57 Herring Gull, 28 Black-headed Gull, 21 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel & 4 Oystercatcher. (P Kemp)

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