Tuesday 30th March 2021

Late news, 29/3, Trevose Head: 6 Swallows, c12 Linnets, c20 Herring Gulls, 5 Black backed Gulls, 3 Kestrels, c12 Skylark, c50 Pigeons (not sure if wild or kept) c20 Jackdaws, 1 Cormorant/Shag, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Stonechat, 1 Dunnock (J Goodair)

Late news, 29/3, Edge of Mount Village: c6 Jackdaw, 3 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 4 Siskin, 6 Collard Doves, 4 Wood Pigeon, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker (drilling into trees), 9 Yellow Hammers, 4 Chaffinch, c.14 House Sparrows, 2 Rook, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Siskin, 1 Marsh Tit (J Goodair)

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still. (L Proctor et al)

American Herring Gull, Stevan Windle

American Herring Gull, Stevan Windle

Trevilley: 1 Little Bunting still. (P St Pierre, M Elliot, R Veal)

Dozmary Pool: 4 Ring-necked Duck, 2 Scaup, 1 Goldeneye. (P Freestone) Also 1 Swallow. (J Overfield) Also 170+ Golden Plover. (P Aley)

Stithians: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 possible Greylag Goose, 2 Swallow, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Jay. (W Chegwidden)

Carn Kenidjack: Ring Ouzel (male) on carn until getting harassed by local Carrion crows and flying on to heath. Also Swallow and c20 Golden Plover (all going northeast) (P Clarke)

Porthgwarra: 16 Puffin, c1000 Auk sp., 1 Red-throated Diver, c500 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sand Martin. (D Flumm) Also 2cy m Wheatear, 5 Sand Martin, c20 Golden Plover at Trevean. (R Veal)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Ring Ouzel, 2 Wheatear, 24 Linnet, 12 Meadow Pipit, 4 Dunnock, 2 (m,f) Stonechat, 1f Black Redstart, 8 Wren (P. Nason)

Ring Ouzel, Peter Nason

Eastern flanks of Rosewall Hill: 1 Peregrine, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Common Buzzard (P. Nason)

Land’s End: 2 (m&f) Ring Ouzel, several Fieldfare, 1 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler. (R Stone) 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff around Swingates. (J Hawkey) 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear this evening. (S Rogers)

Gerrans Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 40 Common Gull, 6 Shelduck (D Eva)

Marazion: 25 Sandwich Tern offshore, 150+ Common Gull. (P Fraser) Also 3 Sand Martin, 1s Med Gull. (P Aley)

Kingsmill lake: 12 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 12 Shelduck, & 5 Teal (P Kemp)

Nanjizal: 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 11+ Chiffchaff, 2 Swallow, 6+ Sand Martin, 2 Siskin. (K Wilson)

Little Treleaver: 1 Willow Warbler. (J Foster)

Foxhole: 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Merlin, 3 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

Trevose: 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 1 Merlin. (R Wilkins) Also 2 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail, 1 Swallow this evening. (R Augarde)

Bude Marshes: 1 Willow Warbler. (T Potterton)

St Dennis: 1 Willow Warbler, 7 Sand Martin. (P Ash)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 12+ Sanderling, 19+ Purple Sandpipers. (D Sharp) Also 1 Rock Pipit. (M Webb)

Rock Pipit, Martin Webb

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Chiffchaff singing, Iceland Gull, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, 16+ Redshank and 1 Comma Butterfly. (D Sharp) Also 2 Sandwich Tern in the harbour this evening. (M James)

Sandwich Tern, Mark James

Gwithian: 3 Shoveler, ad Glaucous Gull, 7 Little Grebe, 6 Coot, 8+ Tufted Duck, 1 Wheatear. (D Sharp) Also 12+ Sand Martin, 1 Swallow. (P Aley)

Wheatear, Deena Sharp

Glaucous Gull, Deena Sharp

Torpoint: sum plum Black-necked Grebe, 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Julian)

Newquay, Towan Head: 16 Purple Sandpiper, 6 Turnstone on little fistral rocks. (M Lammas)

Woon Gumpus: c60 Golden Plover over at about 9.30am. (T Mills)

Botallack Common: 3 Raven, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 m Kestrel and 1 Buzzard. (T Mills)

Dobwalls: 1 male Blackcap and 1 male Orange Tip butterfly in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Higher Larrick: 1 Swallow, a pair of Siskins, 4 Buzzard, Blue, Great, Coal and Willow Tits, 2 pairs Robin, blackbirds, pair Greenfinch, several Goldfinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, House Sparrow, pair Dunnock, Nuthatch. Also Orange Tip, Yellow Brimstone. (L Whitley)

Crows Nest: 1 Albino Jackdaw reported, Rookery with 5 nests, 2 Jay, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk,1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Robin. Also 1 Brimstone, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Small Tortoiseshell. (M & R Frost)

Higher Tremar: 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Chiffchaff. (M & R Frost)

St Cleer: Rookery with 30+ nests, 1 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch (M & R Frost)

St Day: 1 Red Kite. (P Smale)

Rame: 1 Swallow. (L Courtnell)

Rejerrah: 1 Barn Owl (N Long)

Penkestle marsh: 1 Buzzard, 3 Blackbird, 2 Bluetit, 4 Magpie (1 with nesting material), 2 Coal tit, 3 Robin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Dunnock, c10 Crows, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed bunting, 1 Wren, 4 Jackdaw, 2 Wood Pigeon (J Goodair)

Par Beach: 1 Song Thrush, 1 Greenfinch. (C Hooper)

Greenfinch, C Hooper

Song Thrush, C Hooper

St Agnes: 2 Black Redstart.

Tregonebris: 1 Cattle Egret still.

Monday 29th March 2021

Late News, 26/03, Tresillian: 7 Cattle Egret at high water roost again. Also 5 Snipe at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)

Newlyn Harbour: 1st-winter American Herring Gull still showing well on beach near south pier. (Birdguides)

Trevalgan Cliff: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at 3pm. (H Mitchell)

Trevilley: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier flew over B3315 at 5pm. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra (seawatch 0715-1015): 311 Puffin, c.1700 Auk sp, 13 Red-thr. Diver, c.9000 Manx Shearwater, 46 Fulmar, 15 Sandwich Tern all west. 2 Dolphin sp. Also c120 Golden Plover & 2nd Cal year Iceland Gull in area. (D Flumm)

Golden Plover – Dave Flumm

Cot Valley: Hooded Crow above Polpry Cove near Nanquidno. Also, 1 Swallow and 23 Sand Martin. (N Wheatley)

The Lizard: 1m Black Redstart. (A Mclean)

Penzance: 8+ Purple Sandpiper, 11 Sanderling at Jubilee Pool. (D Beadle)

Marazion: 2 Sandwich Tern on beach with 6+ Common Gull. (D Beadle)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Swallow over (B Toms)

Lelant Saltings, Hayle: 1 Caspian Gull. (M Bishop) Also, juvenile Iceland Gull, partial sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 2cy Mediterranean Gull, ad Common Gull. (R Veal) Water Rail still on pool to right of Ryan’s Field. Also 2 Little Egrets, Grey Heron and 3 Chiffchaff singing (P Freestone) Also 1 Ruff, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 8+ Bar-tailed Godwit. (D Beadle)

Caspian Gull – Mike Bishop

Tregilliowe Pools: 9+ Sand Martin. (R Veal)

Gwithian: Adult Glaucous Gull, juvenile Iceland Gull, 6 Wheatear, 7 Swallow, 40+ Sand Martin. (T Wilson) In addition, 4 Shoveler, 2 Raven, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Coot, 2 Reed Bunting, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Buzzard, 4 Rock Pipit this am. (P Freestone) Also, 1 House Martin. (D Beadle)

Godrevy Head: 5m Wheatear and 4 Skylark. (M James)

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

Skylark – Mark James

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

North Cliffs: c.100 Swallow to the west of Bassetts Cove. (B Watkins)

Connor Downs: 1 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin over this morning. Also Jay, Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaff singing and Great Spotted Woodpecker in garden (P Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir: Pink-footed Goose still at south end. (T Pinfield)

Pink-footed Goose – Tim Pinfield

Devoran: 2+ Swallow over this morning. (J Burn)

Tresillian to St Clement: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 5 Greenshank, 6 Curlew, 10 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 37 Shelduck, 3 Cattle Egret, 6 Little Egret. (A Nicholson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 14 Mute Swan. (J Lewarne)

Par: 5 Common Gull, 10 Sandwich Tern, 2 Eider. Small Canada Goose showing characteristics of subspecies Parvipes, 3 Cormorant, Black-headed Gull, 7 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin on beach pool. (B Bosisto)

“parvipes” Canada Goose – Bob Bosisto

Mevagissey Bay: 137 Common Gull, juvenile Glaucous Gull, Black-throated Diver. (B Bosisto)

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

St Agnes: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 16 Swallow, 2 Black Redstart and a juvenile Iceland Gull. (G Lawlor)

Newquay (pelagic trip): c40 Manx Shearwater, c50 Gannet, c50 Guillemot, c20 Razorbill, c20 Fulmar, 3 Swallows from the Atlantic Diver. (J Howells)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Swallow, 2 Sand Marin, 30+ Common Scoter (N Long)

Newquay, Mount Wise: 3 Greenfinch. (J Howells)

Bedruthan Steps: 1 Swallow. (E&I Carne)

Rock: 3 Swallow over the beach. (G Bundy)

St Enodoc Golf Club: 6+ Sand Martin, inspecting the nesting bank they used last year. (S Marquis)

Dobwalls: 1 Chiffchaff and Brimstone butterfly in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: moving west before 0825 were 5 Common Scoter, 145 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, a Great Skua, 8 Kittiwake, 9 Common Gull and 12 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 12 Sand Martin, 3 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

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Saturday 27th March 2021

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still. (S Windle, N Rogers et al)

American Herring Gull, Stevan Windle

American Herring Gull, Stevan Windle

American Herring Gull, Nigel Rogers

American Herring Gull, Nigel Rogers

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Caspian Gull, 2w Yellow-legged Gull, juv Iceland Gull, 7 Greenshank, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Ruff this pm. (S Rowe) Also 14 Sandwich Tern, 5 Sand Martin, 1 Whimbrel (probably overwintering bird), 2 redhead Goosander, 2 fem Teal. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: ad Pink-footed Goose still. (B Mellow)

Dozmary Pool: 3 (1m, 2f) Ring-necked Duck, 1f Goldeneye, 2m Scaup, 5 (3m, 2f) Tufted Duck, 3m Shoveler, 2 (m, f) Teal, 4 Canada Geese and 1 Little Grebe. (N Watmough). 4 Ring-necked Duck reported.

St Gothian Sands: 1 Glaucous Gull still, 1 Swallow. (B Mellow)

St Clements: 2 Whooper Swan still. (M Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 16 Sand Martin. Also 3 Sandwich Tern, 40 Common Gull offshore. (S Rogers, P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra (0700-1000): 7 Black-throated Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3,500 Manx Shearwater, 30 Fulmar, c500 Auk sp., 1 Great Skua, 7 Sandwich Tern. (D Flumm)

Towan Head: 5 Great Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver, c50 Manx Shearwater early am. (S Rowe)

Woon Gompus: ringtail Hen Harrier (A Bayly)

Torpoint, Marine Drive: 6 Sandwich Tern. (S Eddy)

Pelynt: 2 (presumed escaped) Red-legged Partridge. (K Knight)

Playing Place: 3 Skylark, 1 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch. (T Hall)

Calenick Creek: 3 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (T Hall)

Trevemper: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Nansledon: 1 m Sparrowhawk (S Grose)

Egloshayle, Treworder Wood: 3 Mistle Thrush, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, 7 Chiffchaff, 1 pr nesting Magpie, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

St Columb Major, Tresaddern: 2 Red legged Partridge, 1 f Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

St Anthony in Roseland: 4 Sandwich Tern, 8 Gannet (adult) off Towan Beach, all flying SW. (R Sharp)

Pennance Point: c30 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Gull, 2 Med Gull, 2 Great Skua, decent movement of Gannet, Kittiwake and Manx Shearwater. (M Broadbent)

Lizard: 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver reported.

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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Saturday 13th March 2021

Bude Marshes: 2 Cattle Egret on  Bude Rugby Club pitch. Little Egret, Pair Mute Swan on Pool. . c70 Canada Geese, Pink Footed Goose, 3  Shelduck. Sparrowhawk over being mobbed by crows. (R Maye)

Loe Pool: Bittern, 7 Great-crested Grebe. ( S Finch)

St Gothian Sands NR: Adult Glaucous Gull, 10 Shoveler, c100 Linnet. (D Flumm)

Adult Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Nanterrow, Gwithian: Adult European White-fronted Goose. (D Flumm)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull. Also 1 1w Mediterranean Gull at river mouth with usual gulls. (T Mills)

1st winter Mediterranean Gull – Tony Mills

3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull – Tony Mills

Towan Head: 500+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 110 Shag, 24 Great Skua. (S Rowe, N Long) 47 Common Scoter. (E Turnbill) 5 Great Skua late pm, also 6 Black-tailed Godwit west. (S Rowe)

Newquay; Fistral: 188 Fulmar, 1169 Kittiwake, 363 Manx Shearwater, 19 Great Skua, 4 Lesser black Back Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto P Roseveare)

Trevose Head: 50 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua.(D Bradford)

Perranporth: 14.00 – 15.15, 1 Great Skua and 36 Manx Shearwater. (T Wilson)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Goosander (1m 4f), 2 Marsh Tit, 2 maleTufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

St Clement: 3 Cattle Egret at Menadews Farm.(M Jones)

Devoran: Spotted Redshank, 48 Redshank, 25 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Dunlin, Oystercatcher, 31 Teal, 24 Shelduck, 3 Wigeon at high tide. (M Broadbent)

Maenporth: 3 Firecrest, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Seal, 1 Raven(P Oldcorn)

Mawnan Smith: 2 Snipe. (P Oldcorn)

Portscatho: 2 Blackcap, Black Redstart, 2 Long-tailed Tit in private garden. (R Sharp)

Long-tailed Tit – Richard Sharp

Kingsmill Lake: 11 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 6+ Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 4 Dunlin, 4 Mallard, 76+ Teal, 22 Shelduck, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 350+ Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Greater Black-backed Gull, & 39 Black-headed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit with red leg band. (P Kemp)

Trago Mills; Liskeard: 1 Dipper. (L Bosisto)

Lockengate, St Austell : 40+ Redwing, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh/Willow Tit (these species are regular visiters to feeders, at Treseders Plant Nursery). (S Grose)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Black Redstart (m. & f.), Common Sandpiper.(A Blonden)

 Tregrehan; Boscundle Woods: Firecrest. (I Stewart)

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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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Friday 5th March 2021

Late news, 4/3, St. Erth (Hayle River reed beds): 1 Common Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk over. (J Evans)

Late news, 4/3, Hayle: 1 male Red-breasted Merganser on Carnsew Pool (J Evans)

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

Drift: 1 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Great Crested Grebes, (M McKee, N R Rogers)

Land’s End: 14 Snipe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Pied Wagtail, 120 Golden Plover (N R Rogers)

Kenidjack: 3 Harbour Porpoise. (D Flumm)

Penzance Jubilee Pool: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 57 Sanderling, 7 Turnstone, 1 Cormorant. (M Webb)

Sanderling – Martin Webb

Purple Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1m Wheatear, 4 Canada Geese, 3 Little Egret, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Dunnock (M Webb)

College Reservoir: 2 Sand Martins (M Broadbent)

Pennance: Juv Glaucous Gull, Velvet Scoter, Black Guillemot, 12 Razorbill, 5 Guillemot, immature Pomarine Skua, Great Skua, Red breasted Merganser past (M Broadbent)

Coverack Area: 1 Firecrest, 1 Slow Worm and 1 Vole with 4 young (P Bedford)

Cadgwith Cove: juv Glaucous Gull (S Croft)

Glaucous Gull – Stuart Croft

Tolcarne, St Day: 1 Red Kite over this afternoon. (R Davies)

St Gothian Sands: Adult Little Gull this morning. (R Stone) White-fronted Goose, Iceland Gull. (A Witheywood)

St Agnes: 1 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart, 1 White Wagtail. (G Lawlor)

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

St Columb Major: 1 m/ juv Sparrowhawk (presumed roadkill on A39) (S Grose)

Gluvian: Noc mig migrants over the garden last night included Redwing, 6 Blackbird, Skylark, 2 Moorhen, Coot and Oystercatcher. Also a  Red-legged Partridge calling at 3am. (B Bosisto)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Snipe, 4 Ravens. (S Marquis)

Treraven Meadows, Wadebridge: 1 f Peregrine through hunting wood pigeons, 1 Water Pipit. (S Grose)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 1 m Yellowhammer, 1 m Blackcap.(S Grose)

Bude Marsh: Pink-footed Goose, c50 Canada Geese, Little Egret, 4 Shelduck, 3 Curlew. 1 Chiffchaff singing. (R Maye)

Trerulefoot: c.150 Golden Plover flock. (A Blonden)

Par Duck Pond: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Moorhen, 2 Robin, 2 Mute Swan, 150+ Canada Geese. (C Hooper)

Common Sandpiper – C Hooper

Moorhen – C Hooper

Robin – C Hooper

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