Thursday 18th March 2021

Thursday 18th March 2021

Late news, 17/3, Newlyn: 1st winter American Herring Gull in the harbour. (M Elliott)

Late news, 17/3, Walmsley area: c16 Canada Geese, c8 Shovelers, c24 Sand Martins, 6 Gadwall, c20 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 4 Coot, 8 Moorhen, 1 Heron, 2 Cattle Egrets, c30 Jackdaw, 4 Shelduck, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1m Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Long tailed Tit (J Goodair)

Late news, 17/3, Mylor Creek: 1 Whimbrel. (R Smith)

Late News, 17/03, Harlyn: 1f type Black Redstart at St Caddoc Farm. (K Roseveare)

Late news, 17/03, Chynhalls Point, Coverack: 2 Wheatear (1m & 1f). (D Beadle)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still present (D Flumm, M Elliott)

American Herring Gull – Nigel Rogers

American Herring Gull – Nigel Rogers

American Herring Gull – Tony Mills

American Harring Gull – Dave Flumm

American Herring Gull – Dave Flumm

American Herring Gull – Mike Spicer

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe, Coot, 2 singing Chiffchaff. (D Flumm) 1 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 42 Canada Geese, 1 Parvipes Lesser Canada Goose, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Buzzard over, 2 Raven over 11.00 – 12.30. (M Webb)

Black-necked Grebe – Martin Webb

Buzzard – Martin Webb

Sancreed: Cattle Egret at Treganhoe Fm. (D Flumm)

Penzance: 8 Purple Sandpiper feeding on rocks, Jubilee Pool. (T Mills)

Marazion: 1 Sand Martin flew in off sea at 3.10, then 4 on Long Rock Pool at 3.45. Still at least 80 Common Gull, only 2 Black-headed Gull and 1 1s Mediterranean Gull (P Fraser)

Halvana plantation: 1 Red Kite eventually driven off by Crows. (M Metcalfe)

Praze: Pair Siskin feeding in Praze garden this morning (T Parrell)

Par Duck Pond: 3 Buzzard, 1 Dunnock, 10 Rook. (C Hooper)

Rook – C Hooper

St Gothian Sands: 2 Swallows feeding in flight over Red River. (H Burgess) 4 Sand Martin. (C Lea)

Point, Devoran: 1 Spoonbill (BToms)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 female Goldeneye, 6 Great Crested Grebes, 3 male Reed Buntings. (G Fisher)

Reed Bunting – Gill Fisher

Goldeneye – Gill Fisher

Perranporth Golf Course:  9 Rock Pipits with at least four being good candidates for Scandanavian race littoralis (T Wilson)

Park Head: Lots of Skylarks, 1 Kestrel, 5 Buzzards, 6 Stonechats, 8 Meadow Pipit, lots of assorted gulls following tractor ploughing fields. (D Dennis)

Trevose Head: 2 Sand Martin, 1 male Merlin,1 male Lapland Bunting. (R Wilkins)

Truro: 1 Firecrest in Victoria gardens. (J Evans)

Skewjack: 16 Sand Martin. (M Wallace)

Chynhalls Point, Coverack: 1 Common Gull. (D Beadle)

Trannack Farm, St Erth: 2 Red Kite. (L Ellis)