Sunday 6th March 2016

Sunday 6th March 2016

Wadebridge: 1 Blackcap (m) on bird feeders (S.Marquis)

Chapel Amble: 1 Barn Owl at 12 noon (S. Marquis)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Shelduck, 1m Pochard, 1 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 3 Oystercatcher, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 50 Teal, 20 Rock Pipit, 1 Skylark, 5 Pied Wagtail and 1 Little Grebe. (MJ Spicer, R Veal, M Lammas, T Mills)

MSpicer_DBBrent_060316Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Mike Spicer TMills_DBBrent_060316Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Tony Mills RVEAL_Pochard_060316Pochard, Reuben Veal

Nancledra, Higher Trenowin: 1 Ring Ouzel. (B Clamp)

Gerrans Bay: 2 Velvet Scoter, 1 Common Scoter, 11 Black-throated Diver, 14 Great Northern Diver, 6 Slavonian Grebe and 1 Red-necked Grebe. (D. Eva, B Porter)

BPorter_VelvetScoter_060316Velvet Scoter, Ben Porter

Truro: 1 f  Brambling in garden again. (D Jenkins)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest. (NR Phillips)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 immature Spoonbill, 2 ad winter Mediterranean Gull, 1 juv shag, 6 Grey Plover, 13 Little Egret and 4 Common Gull. (R Veal, I Webster, C Hutchings, T Mills)) Ryan’s Field: 15 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret and 2 Kingfisher. (T Mills) Also 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Reed Bunting reported.

Bartinney Downs:  1 possibly 2 Short Eared Owl, 1 Peregrine Falcon, c150 Golden Plover and 2 Raven. (R Veal)

Carnon Downs sewage works: 1 Chiffchaff singing and 1 Firecrest. (K Dalziel)

Point Quay: 12 Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Greenshank. (K Dalziel)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 drake Lesser Scaup, 1 female Greater Scaup, 1 Peregrine and 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Rogers, R Taylor) Also 1 probable Willow Tit (below Dam, 200 m downstream). (R Taylor)

RTaylor_LScaup_060316Lesser Scaup + Tufted Duck, Rod Taylor RTaylor_?Willow Tit_060316Possible Willow Tit, Rod Taylor

Dozmary Pool: 1 female Smew, 4 Goldeneye (1 male 3 female), 300 Golden Plover and 80 Fieldfare. (S Rogers. B Mellow. R Augarde. R Wilkins, B Craven)

 Smew Video, Richard Augarde

Colliford Lake, east of Loveney Reserve: 1 Short-eared Owl still hunting 16.40  – 18.00hrs+. (B Craven)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Trenow Cove .

St Ives: 1 m Stonechat and 1 m Black Redstart at NCI Lookout, also 2 Great Northern Diver offshore.

Porthmellin Head: 1 Whimbrel.