Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Late news, 19/3, Heamoor: 1 Merlin and 4 Siskin. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 20/3, Trevilley: 2 Wheatear, 1 Merlin and 2 Siskin south. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 20/3,Treave Common:  3 Fieldfare and 8 Redwing. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 21/3, Whitsands: 1 Swallow. (A Blonden)

Late news, 21/3, Rame: 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 2 Wheatear and 1 Great Northern Diver. (A Pearson)

Tehidy Woods: 1 Water Rail. (R.Daddow)

RDaddow_WaterRail_220316Water Rail, Roger Daddow

Loe Beach: 16 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Helford River, Trebah beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe and 2 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Great Crested Grebe and 1 f Reed Bunting. (A James)

AJames_GCGrebe_220316Great Crested Grebe, Alan James AJames_Reed Bunting1_220316Reed Bunting, Alan James

Penzance, Chyandour Cliffs:  1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Eider and 3 Scoter. Chyandour Coombe: 1 Dipper. (P St Pierre) Also 1 Black Redstart near the railway station.

Long Rock: 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Scoter. (P St Pierre)

Heamoor: 8 Siskin. (P St Pierre)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 juv Marsh Harrier, 2 (m & f ) Reed Bunting, 7+ Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff 1 Barn Owl, 2 (m & f) Pintail; 1 (m) Sparrowhawk, large number of Wigeon, Canada Geese, Gadwall, Lapwing and Teal, also 6 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Grebe, 4 prs Shoveler and 5 (3m & 2f) Tufted Duck. (P Sharp)

Bude: 7 Oystercatcher, 30+ Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Wren and 2 Goldfinch (H Wilkins)

Rame Head: 5 Wheatear, 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Barn Owl. (D Allan)

Porthgwarra: 4 Wheatear and 1 Black Redstart (m). (G Berti, C Travis)

Bartinney Downs: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin (m) and 2 Sand Martin. (G Berti, C Travis)

Mounts Bay: 1 drake Velvet Scoter. (R Butts)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 2 Greenshank, 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 1 ad w Little Gull and c20 Mediterranean Gull. (R Butts, T Mills) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 4 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Butts, T Mills)

Penwithick: 1 Chiffchaff in private garden. (K Bowers)

KBowers_Chiffchaff_220316Chiffchaff, Kevin Bowers

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Redshank at the hide, 1 Willow and 2 Marsh Tit, 19 Tufted Duck, 4 Nuthatch, 3 Reed Bunting (2m 1f). (R Mudge)

Downderry: 2 Wheatear along the coast today. A wintering Blackcap in a private garden. Offshore 15 Great Northern Diver and 3 Red-throated Diver. (A Payne)

Seaton: 1 Black Redstart. (A Payne)

Falmouth by Prince of Wales Pier: 1 Little Egret. (E Tackley)

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret again to the east of the lifeboat station.

Sennen, Skewjack: 1 House Martin, 2 Swallow and 20 Sand Martin. (M Wallace)

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup still.

Land`s End: 20 House Martin.

Nanjizal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Swallow and 7 Sand Martin. (K Wilson)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull again in the harbour.

Helston: 1 ad Whooper Swan again on the boating lake.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still.

Mousehole: 1 Humpback Whale (P. Semmens)