Saturday 2nd March 2019

Saturday 2nd March 2019

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull (11:00 and again 16:00), 4 (2 4cy and 2 1w) Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Lesser-black Backed x Herring Gull hybrids. (M Elliott, R Veal) Spoonbill still. (S Lane)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still, 3 Water Pipit. (M Ahmad)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 45 Cattle Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Ruff, 1 Ringed Plover. (P Roseveare) 100+ Black-tailed Godwit, 48 Cattle Egret, 1 Cormorant, 8 Teal, 5 Tufted Duck, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 25 Canada Goose, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Coot, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 15 Shoveler, 2 Moorhen, 1 Spoonbill. (K Bowers) 140 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 8 Sand Martin, 12 Cattle Egret. (S Marquis)

Shoveler, Red-legged Partridge and Cattle Egret – Kevin Bowers

Drift: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cattle Egret, 4 Gadwall, 55 Canada Goose. (D Flumm)

Millbrook: 5 Cattle Egret still at Radford Lane this afternoon. (AC Robinson)

Lizard Point: 22 Puffin and 9 Manx Shearwater between 11:00 and 13:00. (L Langley)

Pendennis Point: 1 pale juv Glaucous Gull briefly then headed toward Gyllyngvase beach. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 4 Eider still off Wherrytown Rocks. (S Grose)

Penzance Harbour: 24 Purple Sandpiper on rocks outside of the Lighthouse Quay. (S Grose)

Penzance, Penlee Park: 1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Toad’s Hole, Goss Moor: 7 Goldcrest, 2 Raven, 1 Chiffchaff, 18 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (P Ash)

Goldcrest – Paul Ash

Towan Head: 8 Red-throated Diver flew west, plus another 1 in the bay. (M Lammas, S Rowe)

Newquay: Yellow-browed Warbler still in St George’s Road car park. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir, southern cut off hide: 7 Reed Bunting (4 male 3 female), 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 pair of Bullfinch, 3 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch and lots of other Tits, Chaffinches, House Sparrows. (S Williams)

Trevose Head: 8 Corn Bunting, feeding in ploughed field with Skylarks, Meadow Pipits and Chaffinches. (J St Ledger)

Corn Bunting – John St Ledger

Downderry: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 f Common Scoter, 20 adult and 1 1w Gannet, 4 Fulmar. (P Kemp)

Looe Island: 1 1w Glaucous Gull roosting on beach on view for an hour from 14:00. (P Kemp)

Wadebridge: 1 Shag, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper on the river behind Co-op. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Carne Creek, Gillan: Med Gull, 6 Little Egret, Greenshank, 8 Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 2 Shelduck. (A Witheywood)

Camel Estuary: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank from the bird hide. (R Bullman)

Coverack: 1 Med Gull, along with good numbers of Gannet, Fulmar and Shag. (S Lane)

Porthleven: 2 Med Gull. (S Lane)

Tater Du Lighthouse: 1 Green Woodpecker in sycamore trees. (S Grose)