Saturday 21st March 2020

Saturday 21st March 2020

Late news, 19/3, Kynance Cove: Black Redstart on the rocks. (M Broadbent)

Late news, 20/03, Charlestown: Chiffchaff singing. (D Hastilow)

Late news, 20/3, Wadebridge, Pendavey: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Millbrook: 1 Cattle Egret at Withnoe Barton this afternoon. (M Jordan)

St Clement: 7 Cattle Egret reported in field south of the church.

Mousehole: Ad Kumliens Gull reported again in the harbour, also 1 Black Redstart.

Newlyn: Great Skua off sandy Cove at 09:15. (L Proctor) Also 2 Eider in the harbour. (G Jones)

Penzance: Red Kite east over Heamoor, heading along the ridge late morning. (P St Pierre)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Little Grebe, 2 Coot, 12 Sand Martin, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Spoonbill over towards Estuary, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff from the public hide (now closed). (S Grose)

Helston Boating Lake: 5 Sand Martin, 1 drake Shoveler, 2 pairs of Coot nesting, 16 Tufted Duck, drake Ferruginous Duck of presumed captive origin still present. ( D Eva )

St Ives Island: 1 Glaucous Gull by Merryn Rocks, 2 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart, 6 Common Scoter. (P Nason)

Tintagel: Seagulls mobbing a Red Kite over Bossiney. (L Hall)

Coverack: c8 Common Gull. (D.Beadle)

Lowland Point: 2 Wheatear, 7 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (D.Beadle)

College Reservoir: 75+ Sand Martins skimming the surface. (L Langley)

Nare Head: 37 Great Northern Diver, 10 Black-throated Diver. (L Sampson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 Black-tailed Godwits joined a dozen Bar-tailed Godwits on Ryan’s Field this afternoon. (J Hicks) Also 3cy Yellow-legged Gull, c30 Mediterranean Gull, 12 (mostly sum plum) Black-tailed Godwit, 3 imm Mute Swan late pm. (R Veal) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, Slavonian Grebe moulting into summer plumage, 1 Wheatear in Carnsew Basin. (G Jones)

Penzance: 8 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (G Jones)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Wheatear, 10 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Wheatear. (G Jones)

Trencrom Hill: Wheatear. (G Jones)

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap. (D Hastilow)