Saturday 11th March 2017

Saturday 11th March 2017

Late news, 9/3, Aire Point: 1 pair of Chough (ringed) feeding on the ground and in flight together. (N & L Hoar)

Late news, 9/3, Gwennap Head: 1 pair of Chough feeding on the ground. (N & L Hoar)

Polgigga: 1 Swallow. (O Lecheminant) Also 1 ad Little Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull.

St Gothian Sands: 1m Wheatear. (M Spicer)

Wheatear, Mike Spicer
Wheatear, Mike Spicer

Bude: 2 Oystercatcher and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (H Wilkins)

Black-tailed Godwit and Oystercatchers, Helen Wilkins
Black-tailed Godwit and Oystercatchers, Helen Wilkins

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 21 Sand Martin, 1 Little Gull, 2 Tufted Duck. (D. Flumm, R Veal) Also 1 House Martin and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. Marsh:1 m Gadwall, 5 Grey Heron on nests. (R Veal)

Marazion, beach: 14 (11 ad) Common Gull, 50 Sanderling, 2 Shelduck. (R Veal)

Mevagissey: 1 Short-eared Owl. (A Curwen)

College Res: 1 drake Scaup, 25 Tufted Duck, 12 Snipe, 4 Great Crested Grebe. ( D. Eva )

Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit. ( D. Eva )

Clapper Marshes: 7 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Perranporth, Droskyn Point: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore + 2 Sand Martin flew west. (T Wilson)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 1w Bonaparte’s Gull. (S Rowe)

Long Rock: 2 Velvet Scoter, 7 Common Scoter, 1m Eider, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 summer plumage Black-throated Diver. (S Rowe)

Trelawney garden centre: 3 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Lanner Green: 1 male Blackcap in garden. (R Hampshire)

Carnanton Woods: 1 Barn Owl in the woods and 1 on the boundary fence at RAF St Mawgan. (S Grose)

Long Rock, Newtown Lane: 1 pair Grey Heron displaying, 2 Chiffchaff (1 poss Siberian Chiffchaff) and 2 Roe Deer. (A James)

Grey Herons, Alan James
Grey Herons, Alan James

poss Siberian Chiffchaff,  Alan James
poss Siberian Chiffchaff, Alan James

Sennen: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff with 15+ Chiffchaff at Brew Sewage Works. (R Veal)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff in trees opposite the last house before the sea, 3 Firecrest at wood chopping site, 5 Chough. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 4 Sand Martin to SE this evening. (R Veal)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 30+ Sand Martin.

Porthgwarra: 1 White Wagtail on moor by stone wall.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 imm Spoonbill still, 1 juv Iceland Gull, juvenile still from the B3301 causeway this morning.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup again.

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still by the small pool near the café this morning.

Polzeath: 3 Swallow flew east.

Colliford Lake: 2 Great Northern Diver.

Mousehole: St Clement’s Isle: 1 juv Iceland Gull roosted.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.