Friday 3rd March 2017

Friday 3rd March 2017

Late news, 2/3, Ninestones: 1 Willow Tit. (L Proctor, M Spicer)

Late news, 2/3, Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup and 2 Mute Swan. (L Proctor, M Spicer)

Late news, 2/3, College Reservoir: 1 Greater Scaup. (L Proctor, M Spicer)

Late news, 2/3, Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 3 Little Egret, 15 Gadwall and 11 Pintail. (D Parker)

Porthilly Beach: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 8 Cattle Egret 300m E of car park 8.30am. Also 4 Mediterranean Gull. (M Lammas) 1w Ring-billed Gull this afternoon. (S Rowe)

St Clement: 12 Cattle Egret and 1 Little Egret in fields at Menadews Farm. (C Benton)

Truro: 1 Firecrest in private garden this morning. (D Jenkins)

Kennall Vale: pair of Dipper. (A James) Also 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron. (B Sharples)

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Dipper – Alan James

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, “lots” of Reed Bunting, “lots” of Goldfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Bullfinch viewed from the southern cut-off. (B Sharples)

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Long-tailed Tit and Bullfinch – Bob Sharples

Penryn: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tremough. (B Porter)

Falmouth: 1 Great Skua, 2 Harbour Porpoise, good numbers of Kittiwake distantly in Falmouth Bay as viewed from Swanpool Beach. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 drake Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Goosander, 6 Mediterranean Gull and 21 Bar-tailed Godwit from the causeway. (D Parker)

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Goosander – Dave Parker

Roskilly: sub adult Pomarine Skua flew SW past Low Lee Buoy towards Mousehole at 14:00. (D Parker)

Penzance: 17+ Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver from Jubilee Pool. (C Urquhart)

Mousehole: juv Pomarine Skua, 2 (3rd cal and 2nd cal) Yellow-legged Gull. Also Eider on the rocks. (C Urquhart)

Mount’s Bay: 1 1w Little Gull and 5 Mediterranean Gull on Eastern Green Beach. 5 Common Scoter and 5 Mediterranean Gull off Marazion. (M Spicer) Little Gull later seen at Little London. (A McKechnie)


Little Gull – Alex McKechnie

Nanjizal: juv Iceland Gull off Carn-les-Boel. (M Wallace)

Sennen: 2nd cal Iceland Gull. (K Wilson)

West Looe: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Turnstone, 1 Little Egret. (C Buckland)