Monday 29th March 2021

Monday 29th March 2021

Late News, 26/03, Tresillian: 7 Cattle Egret at high water roost again. Also 5 Snipe at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)

Newlyn Harbour: 1st-winter American Herring Gull still showing well on beach near south pier. (Birdguides)

Trevalgan Cliff: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at 3pm. (H Mitchell)

Trevilley: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier flew over B3315 at 5pm. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra (seawatch 0715-1015): 311 Puffin, c.1700 Auk sp, 13 Red-thr. Diver, c.9000 Manx Shearwater, 46 Fulmar, 15 Sandwich Tern all west. 2 Dolphin sp. Also c120 Golden Plover & 2nd Cal year Iceland Gull in area. (D Flumm)

Golden Plover – Dave Flumm

Cot Valley: Hooded Crow above Polpry Cove near Nanquidno. Also, 1 Swallow and 23 Sand Martin. (N Wheatley)

The Lizard: 1m Black Redstart. (A Mclean)

Penzance: 8+ Purple Sandpiper, 11 Sanderling at Jubilee Pool. (D Beadle)

Marazion: 2 Sandwich Tern on beach with 6+ Common Gull. (D Beadle)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Swallow over (B Toms)

Lelant Saltings, Hayle: 1 Caspian Gull. (M Bishop) Also, juvenile Iceland Gull, partial sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 2cy Mediterranean Gull, ad Common Gull. (R Veal) Water Rail still on pool to right of Ryan’s Field. Also 2 Little Egrets, Grey Heron and 3 Chiffchaff singing (P Freestone) Also 1 Ruff, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 8+ Bar-tailed Godwit. (D Beadle)

Caspian Gull – Mike Bishop

Tregilliowe Pools: 9+ Sand Martin. (R Veal)

Gwithian: Adult Glaucous Gull, juvenile Iceland Gull, 6 Wheatear, 7 Swallow, 40+ Sand Martin. (T Wilson) In addition, 4 Shoveler, 2 Raven, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Coot, 2 Reed Bunting, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Buzzard, 4 Rock Pipit this am. (P Freestone) Also, 1 House Martin. (D Beadle)

Godrevy Head: 5m Wheatear and 4 Skylark. (M James)

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

Skylark – Mark James

Northern Wheatear – Mark James

North Cliffs: c.100 Swallow to the west of Bassetts Cove. (B Watkins)

Connor Downs: 1 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin over this morning. Also Jay, Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaff singing and Great Spotted Woodpecker in garden (P Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir: Pink-footed Goose still at south end. (T Pinfield)

Pink-footed Goose – Tim Pinfield

Devoran: 2+ Swallow over this morning. (J Burn)

Tresillian to St Clement: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 5 Greenshank, 6 Curlew, 10 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 37 Shelduck, 3 Cattle Egret, 6 Little Egret. (A Nicholson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 14 Mute Swan. (J Lewarne)

Par: 5 Common Gull, 10 Sandwich Tern, 2 Eider. Small Canada Goose showing characteristics of subspecies Parvipes, 3 Cormorant, Black-headed Gull, 7 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin on beach pool. (B Bosisto)

“parvipes” Canada Goose – Bob Bosisto

Mevagissey Bay: 137 Common Gull, juvenile Glaucous Gull, Black-throated Diver. (B Bosisto)

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

Glaucous Gull – Bob Bosisto

St Agnes: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 16 Swallow, 2 Black Redstart and a juvenile Iceland Gull. (G Lawlor)

Newquay (pelagic trip): c40 Manx Shearwater, c50 Gannet, c50 Guillemot, c20 Razorbill, c20 Fulmar, 3 Swallows from the Atlantic Diver. (J Howells)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Swallow, 2 Sand Marin, 30+ Common Scoter (N Long)

Newquay, Mount Wise: 3 Greenfinch. (J Howells)

Bedruthan Steps: 1 Swallow. (E&I Carne)

Rock: 3 Swallow over the beach. (G Bundy)

St Enodoc Golf Club: 6+ Sand Martin, inspecting the nesting bank they used last year. (S Marquis)

Dobwalls: 1 Chiffchaff and Brimstone butterfly in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: moving west before 0825 were 5 Common Scoter, 145 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, a Great Skua, 8 Kittiwake, 9 Common Gull and 12 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 12 Sand Martin, 3 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)