Thursday 11th March 2021

Black Head, Coverack: 1 Dotterel seen at 2pm. It was just coming into summer plumage with a dark belly and orange appearing on it’s flanks. Flew off at around 4pm. Also 1 Iceland Gull (P. Bedford)

Downderry: Early morning, close inshore a Yellow-legged Gull (2W) with other gulls including at least 13 Common  and 5 Lesser Black-backed. Further out 2 Little Gulls (both 1W), a Common Scoter, 12 Fulmar, 2 Kittiwakes, 2 Great Northern Divers and 111 Gannets moving west by 0815. (A. Payne)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Leach’s Petrel, 1 ad Iceland Gull, 9 Manx Shearwater, 8 Great Skua, 6 Red-throated Diver, 2 Chough this am. (N Long) 1 ad Pomarine Skua, 6 Great Skua, 26 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, lots of auks and Kittiwakes this pm. (N Long)

Iceland Gull – Nathan Long

St Agnes Head: 120 Manx Shearwater, 12 Great Skua, 2 Puffin, 2 Red-throated Diver. (G Lawlor)

Pendeen: 36 Manx Shearwater and 8 Great Skua this am. 236 Manx Shearwater, 1 Puffin and another Great Skua this pm (S Rogers, P Combridge) 130+ Manx Shearwater, 780 Kittiwake/hr, 7200 auk/hr, 1200 Gannet/hr this evening. (P St Pierre)

Gothian: Two 1st winter Iceland Gull (dropped in at 10.45, washed, flew off within 5 minutes), 2 male Wheatear. (R Stone)

Gwithian: 1 ad Glaucous Gull on beach. (M Spicer)

Mousehole: juv. Glaucous Gull, juv Iceland Gull, 1st w Yellow-legged Gull on St Clements Isle. ((M Elliott)

Sennen: 8 Chough. (J Midwinter)

Perranporth: 1 Great Skua, 10 Manx Shearwater, 40 Fulmar between 3.30 and 4.30pm (T Wilson)

Poltesco: Water Rail (D. Beadle)

Cadgwith: 2 Black Redstart (1m, 1f) (D. Beadle)

Bude Marsh: First Sand Martin of the year over the pool. (R Maye)

Godolphin Hill: Stonechat, Peregrine over. (C Richards)

St. Germans: Peregrine (on viaduct), Black Redstart (m) (Pol. Creek) (A Blonden)

Newlyn: 1 Dipper on river near church. c40 Turnstone still in harbour. (T Mills)

Penzance: 1 m Blackcap still coming to fatball feeder in Lidden garden. (T Mills)

Truro:1 Redwing at 12 noon in garden. (D Jenkins)

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