Saturday 31st March 2018

Saturday 31st March 2018

Gerrans Bay: 1 Pacific Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 12 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe, 3 Sandwich Tern, Fulmar, and 4 Common Gull. (T Farr)

Porthpean: 2 m and 1 f Surf Scoter and f Long-tailed Duck. (A Ramesh)

Downderry: 1w Iceland Gull offshore early this morning. Also in the area 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Kittiwake, 1 Common Scoter and several Common Gull. (A Payne)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Juv Glaucous Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern feeding outside the harbour. (S Grose) Glaucous Gull still present at 13:00. (L Proctor)

Glaucous Gull – Shaun Grose

Marazion Beach: 12 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull on water’s edge opposite “The Hoxton Special” cafe. (S Grose)

St Cleer: 2w Iceland Gull in fields N of St Cleer, flew towards Siblyback 11:30. (A Dawson)

Pentewan: Iceland Gull at Pentewan Sands.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup with female Scaup, drake Goldeneye, Tufted Duck plus Stonechat late morning. (T Farr, P Bray)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 15 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 176 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Pintail (mating), 10 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 1 Water Pipit. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Black-tailed Godwit and 8 1w Med Gull. (DK Parker)

St Erth: 11 Little Egret and 3 Med Gull with cattle in fields north of Tredrea Lane. (DK Parker)

Praa Sands: 7 Common Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 3 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 5f Goosander, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Great Tit, 3 Moorhen, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Robin. (R Mudge)

Kit Hill: 1 Short-eared Owl at 20:00. (C Imms)

Goonlaze, Stithians: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Reed Bunting, pr Chaffinch, in private garden. (R Hampshire)

Torpoint: Female Blackcap in private garden all month. (A Allan)

Lostwithiel: around 6 Siskin, male and female, still regularly visiting feeders. Up to a dozen, mixing with Goldfinches, have been present since January, more than any year over the last 20. (C Mayhew)