Tuesday 10th March 2020

Tuesday 10th March 2020

Downderry: Birds moving west: 0710-0835 included: 169 Gannet, 127 Auk sp, 15 Red-throated Diver, 1 Manx Shearwater, 5 Fulmar, 21 Kittiwake, 4 Common Gull, and 2 Common Scoter. On the sea 1 Great Northern Diver and another 6 Red-throated Diver. (A Payne)

Falmouth Bay: 2 Great Skua and 20+ Kittiwake on water; viewed from American Shelter. (J St Ledger)

Ruan Lanihorne: Red Kite in valley opposite the Kings Head early afternoon. (I Bott)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Coot, 16 Moorhen,2 Tufted Duck. (S Grose)

Whitecross, Penzance: 2 Blackcap (male and female) on garden feeders. (S Douglas)

Plaidy near Looe: 11 Fulmar on the cliff. (D Spooner)

Mousehole: Adult Kumlien’s Gull, 1w Yellow-legged Gull, 1w Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid and 2w presumed Lesser Black-backed x Herring Gull hybrid on St Clement’s Isle. Also 100s of Kittiwake and a few Manx Shearwaters flew west late evening. (M Elliott)

Lizard: 1 Sooty Shearwater reported flying west at 08:30.

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