Tuesday 19th March 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marazion: Pacific Diver with a Black-throated Diver reasonably close this morning, also 2 imm male Eider, 1 Mute Swan and 2 Canada Geese offshore. (S Rogers, DK Parker)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs showing well. (D Julian)

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint still on flood opposite the village car park, plus 9 Water Pipit.

St. Martin in Meneage: 18 Cattle Egret in cattle field east of village. (A. Chatfield)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Geese, 2 Shoveler, 12 Teal, 5 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill on the main estuary from the causeway. (L Proctor, DK Parker)

Mawgan Porth: 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Wheatear (B Bosisto , L Payne)

Tresillian: Spoonbill at Tresillian River this lunchtime. (D Julian)

Porthgwarra: Wheatear at Gwennap Head. (M Wallace)

Goss Moor: Willow Warbler at Tregoss.

Rinsey Head: 3 Black-throated Diver.

Porthpean: 54 Great Northern Diver and 16 Black-throated Diver. (D Julian)

Lizard Point: 2w Iceland Gull in sheep field by road.

Newquay, East Pentire: 1 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

West Looe River:  4 Grey Heron (2m&2f), 5 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Buzzard.  (C Hooper).

Grey Heron, C Hooper

Lizard Village/Housel Bay: 1 2w Iceland Gull in sheep field to left of road to Lizard Point, 4 (2m 2f) Stonechat, 2 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 20+ Jackdaw, 1 Raven, 16 Fulmar, 1 Shag, 1 Cormorant mid afternoon. (M Webb, D Collins)

Iceland Gull, David Collins

Iceland Gull, Martin Webb

Iceland Gull, Martin Webb

Stonechat, Martin Webb

Stonechat, Martin Webb

Wren, Martin Webb

Kennack Sands: 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Collins)

Downderry (0635-0745): At least 16 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver on the sea. Also three of latter moved west together with 1 Sandwich Tern, 28 Gannet and 1 Kittiwake. To the south-east were 3 Bottlenose Dolphin. (A Payne)

Posongath near Coverack: 1 Swallow. (S Englefield)

Carn Creek,Gillan: 2 pairs Shelduck, 1 Greenshank, 12 Redshank, 7 Little Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (A Witheywood)

Penwithick: 1 Bullfinch, 1 Blackcap, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Jackdaw, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Goldfinch. (K. Bowers)

Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers

Blackcap, Kevin Bowers

Tywardreath: 1 Eyed Ladybird in private garden (R. Barlow)

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