Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Late news, 22nd March Carnewas:  12 Linnet. (A & B Tregunna)

Late news, 22nd March, Looe Island: 20 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin and several nestling Cormorant chicks. (R Kirkwood)

Purple Sandpiper, Rupert Kirkwood Dunlin, Rupert Kirkwood

 

Newlyn harbour: 1 1w American Herring Gull again. (L Proctor)

Dozmary Pool: Ring-necked Duck ( 2 m ), 10 Tufted Duck, 2 m Scaup, 3 Shoveler, 1 m Pochard, 1 f Goldeneye. (K Pellow)

Siblyback Lake: 1 f Ring-necked Duck, 27 Tufted Duck, 5 Teal. (K Pellow )

Camel Estuary: at least 28 Cattle Egret at Camel Quarries this morning.

Tresillian to St Clement: 2 Whooper Swan (just beyond St Clement), 47 Shelduck, 23 Teal, 10 Curlew, 7 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff. (A Nicholson)

Tregonebris: 1 Cattle Egret in field along footpath towards Boscawen-Un stone circle to west of Boscawen-Un Farm.

Trevose Head: 3 Lapland Bunting, 1 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart and 5 Corn Bunting. (R Wilkins)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 White Wagtail, 1 ad Glaucous Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Marazion: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on Hogus rocks mid morning. (P Fraser)

Towan Head, Newquay: 1 Red-throated Diver, 120+ Common Scoter, 5 Purple Sandpiper. (N Long)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 6 Purple Sandpiper. Also on walk back home, Peacock and Comma butterflies. (T Mills)

Skewjack: 1 Swallow over. (M Wallace)

St Keverne: 1 Swallow (H Norton)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 escapee m Ferruginous Duck still present. (B Hibbett)

Goss Moor Nature Reserve: 2 Stonechat, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Blue Tit. (A Tomkins)

Playing Place: Pair of Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Skylark heard. Peacock butterfly. (T.Hall.)

Calenick Creek: 1 Buzzard, 3 Little Egret, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Redshank, 1 Heron, 1 Shelduck. (T.Hall.)

Siblyback: 20 Goldfinch, 4 Song Thrush, 8 Blackbird, 20 Tufted Duck, 6 Dunnock and 2 Greenfinch. (R Napp)

Tywarnhayle: (16.15 – 16.45) 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 3 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 14 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (RB & PC Girling)

Porth Reservoir: 11 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 6 Coot, 1 m Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Raven over (at altitude), 1 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Tawny Owl heard, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 39 Fulmar (on ledges with more on the wing), 1 m Peregrine Falcon, 6 Stonechat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 3 Corn Bunting,1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: 2 Song Thrush bathing in our pond at dusk (C&J Duffy)

Seaton: 1 Water Rail and 2 Siskin, on private land. (M. Jordan)

Carnewas: 15 Swallow (A & B Tregunna)

Porthgwarra: 5 Sand Martin, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat, 2 Raven, 100 Manx Shearwater, 25 Gannet, 15 Kittiwake, 6 Meadow Pipit. (I Grant/F Were)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 (3m 3f) Teal, 2m Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 8 Canada Geese, 2 (m & f) Stonechat, 2 Dunnock, 3 Wren 12.45 – 14.15. (M Webb)

Grey Heron, Martin Webb Stonechat, Martin Webb Stonechat, Martin Webb

 

Roughtor Marsh: 1 Merlin, 30 Golden Plover and 2 Redwing. (R Hollis)

Porth: 1 Water Rail, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Downderry: birds moving west before 0825 included 220 Gannets, c110 Auk sp, 11 Kittiwake and 8 Sandwich Tern. Also 8 Red-throated Diver flew east. (A. Payne)

Foxhole: 1 Blackbird, 5 Redwing, Canada Geese, Redshank, Tawny Owl, 2 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe sound recorded overnight from private garden. Also 11 Tufted Duck & Great Spotted Woodpecker during the day. (B Bosisto)

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