Monday 22nd March 2021

Monday 22nd March 2021

Late News, 21/03,Tresillian: 1 Barn Owl hunting, 1 Dipper on river behind the Village Hall, 3 Chiffchaff singing in woods near Airsoft base. (A Nicholson)

Late News, 21/03, Lewannick: 2 Treecreeper. (S Furge)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 American Herring Gull still present, favouring beach below South Pier. (L Proctor, A McKechnie et al)

American Herring Gull – Alex McKechnie

American Herring Gull – Alex McKechnie

Trevilley: 1 Little Bunting from footpath at SW360239, fem Merlin, c70 Golden Plover. (K Wilson, R Veal)

Little Bunting – Reuben Veal

Skewjack: 14 White Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 3 Sand Martin. (A Bayly)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: fem Black Redstart still, 6+ Chiffchaff. Also Siskin low over beach. (R Veal)

Goonhilly Downs Nature Reserve: 4 Chiffchaff, 1m & 1f Stonechat, 1 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, several Skylarks and Meadow Pipits (S Chandler)

Gwithian: 1 ad Glaucous Gull still. (P Freestone)

North Cliffs: 1 m Stonechat believed to be continental race “rubicola” (bigger white wing and neck patches, less orange breast) great condition. (B Young)

Buttermilk Hill: 1m Ring Ouzel, 2 Wheatear, 8 pairs of Meadow Pipits displaying, 45 Golden Plover. (V Stratton)

Alexandra Row: 2m+ 1f Blackcap in private garden. (V Stratton)

St Clement: 2 Whooper Swan. Flew south down the river and appeared to go down before Malpas. Also, 8 Cattle Egret (2 summer plumage) and 2 Common Sandpiper. (L Sampson)

Boscawen Park to Malpas: 32 Shelduck, 15 Redshank, 13 Teal, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (one in full summer plumage), 1 Greenshank, 5 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, plus 1 Chiffchaff singing at Boscawen Duck Pond. (A Nicholson)

Park Head: 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Wheatear, 24 Rock Pipit (including one showing characteristics of Littoralis). (B Bosisto)

St Minver: 22 Rook nests, 1 Barn Owl early am. (S Grose)

St Moritz Hotel: 3 Mediterranean Gull over. (S Grose)

Rock: 3 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Carnanton Woods: 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Colliford Lake: c30 Jackdaws, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Buzzard, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Wheatear, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rook, Crow, 2 Robin. (J Goodair)