Wednesday 1st March 2017

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Late news, 28/2, Crowlas: 1 f Brambling still in private garden, now present for a month. (R Veal)

Late news, 28/2, Tresillian River: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, uncounted Redshank, 2+ Mediterranean Gull among Black-headed Gulls, 12 Shelduck, 8 Teal. (J Beveridge)


Spotted Redshank – Jasmine Beveridge

Late news, 28/2, St Clement: at least 2 Cattle Egret with Little Egrets at Menadews Farm. (J Beveridge)

Late news, 28/2, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull, with another bird also present the previous couple of days. (M Halliday)

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Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

Late news, 28/2, Pendeen Watch: 1 Great Skua and 1 dark phase Arctic Skua at 10:30. (L Proctor)

Little London Beach: 1 1w Little Gull feeding with 300+ Black-headed Gull until 5.45pm when flew off W to roost, 1 ad male Black Redstart. All viewed from Leys Lane. (R Veal)

Marazion Beach:  2 f Velvet Scoter, 1 f Common Scoter off beach café. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 sum plum Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, 1 drk Gadwall, 2 Grey Heron on nests. (R Veal)

St Clement, Menadews Farm: 10 Cattle Egret at 9.45am, 15 at midday, 18 at 1.15pm. Also 1 Grey wagtail. (A Hill)

Porth Reservoir: 4 Tufted Duck, 5 Coot, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 95 Black-headed Gull, 11 Common Gull, & 1 f Mandarin Duck approaching anglers. (S Grose)

Padstow: Barn Owl flying out of disused farm building. (S Grose)

Godrevy Head: juv Iceland Gull, 1 Merlin.

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present.