Friday 18th March 2016

Friday 18th March 2016

Late news, 16/3, Lizard: 1 Ring Ouzel. (T Blunden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 37 Med Gull and 1 Grey Plover on Lelant Saltings. (D Mays, DS Flumm) 1 fem Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Little Grebe on Carnsew Basin. (D Mays) 29 Redshank and 2 Bullfinch on Ryan’s Field. (DS Flumm) 1 juv Spoonbill and 2 Little Egret on Copperhouse Creek. (DS Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 46 Teal, 7 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 26 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 4 Siskin, 5 Greenfinch, 3 Goldcrest, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and c20 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker) 2 Shelduck briefly. (A Mckechnie, R Farnes) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler this morning but no sign since. (B Dodd) Also Pacific Diver offshore.

Land’s End: 1m Wheatear, 1m Reed Bunting, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Skylark, 3 Fieldfare and 12 Song Thrush. (P&H Taylor, J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Trevilley: Whooper Swan in field by road still. (P&H Taylor, J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Porthgwarra: 40+ Golden Plover on the moor. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Lerryn: 1 singing Chiffchaff. (J Parfitt – photo)


Ludgvan: 1 Red-Legged Partridge singing by Menwidden Farm. (R. Menari)

Pentire Point East: 2 male Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Crantock Beach: 1 Glaucous Gull late pm. (S Rowe)

Bude: 9 Oystercatcher, 5 Cormorant, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Bullfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Long Tailed Tit, 5 Skylark and 7 Meadow Pipit (H Wilkins)

Tregantle Downs Whitsands: 2 Wheatear. (C Hannaford)

Lizard: 1 Swallow. (T Blunden)

Siblyback Lake: 1m Lesser Scaup and 1 redhead Smew. (DI Julian)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Penzance: 3 Black Redstart.

Newlyn: Juv Glaucous Gull in the harbour. 

Drift Reservoir (members only): Juv Iceland Gull again.

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull at the St Clement’s Island roost, presumed same as Newlyn individual, also 2 Great Skuas past.