Friday 18th March 2022

Friday 18th March 2022

St Just: Rosy Starling and female Black Redstart visiting bird feeders at 11 Victoria Row. (D Munday)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Barnacle Geese, 1 Ruff, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (one in summer plumage), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Ring-necked Duck. (J.Savage) Also Bittern. (S Murphy)

Chapel Amble: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (S Murphy)

River Fowey – St. Winnow to West Wood: 1 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 8 Mallard, 19 Shelduck, 8 Curlew, 12 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 130+ Herring Gull, 80+ Black-headed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 18 Ravens flying together (some in aerial displays), Jackdaws, Carrion Crows, 1 Swallow, 6 Robin, 2 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff (singing), 1 Marsh Tit (singing), 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch. (A. Parker)

Hayle RSPB: 1 Great White Egret (breeding plumage), 8 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, 42 Redshank, 12 Curlew. (C Taylor). Also 1 Greenshank. (RB & PC Girling)

Copperhouse Creek, Black Bridge: 1pr Shelduck, 1pr Mallard, 3pr Teal, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Curlew, 1 Robin, 2 Dunnock. (M Webb)

Swanpool: Sand Martin offshore flying towards Gyllyngvase Beach, also 1 Great Crested Grebe offshore. (E Cornelius)

Carnewas: 1 Wheatear. (J Mead)

St Ives Island: 2 Purple Sandpiper, Great Northern Diver flew East. (G Jones)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Goldeneye (1m & 3f) and 10+ singing Chiffchaff. (A Lea)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander (1m 2f), 2 Shelduck, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Green Sandpiper on the weir. (R Mudge)

Nanpean: 12 Tufted Duck, 26 Teal, 1 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Goosander (2m & 2f) at 9.15am, later flushed by dogs. (M Lammas)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Padstow: 3 Goosander (1m, 2f), 1 Greenshank, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 1 Kestrel, 2 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Brimstone. (J.Savage)

Trelow Downs: 21 Golden Plover, 3 Yellowhammer, 11 Skylark, 25 Meadow Pipit. (L Sampson)

Cargreen: 5 Little Egret, 1 Redshank, 63 Shelduck, 4 Curlew, 5 Cormorant, 3 Great Black-backed Gull. (N Woods)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2pr Mute Swan, 5 (3m 2f) Mallard, 70+ Canada Geese, 1 Little Egret, 2m Stonechat, 5 Carrion Crow 16.15 – 17.00. (M Webb)

Late submission, 17/3, Lamorna: 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair Buzzard. (V. Lea and L. Bacon)

Late submission, 17/3, St.Loy to Penberth: lots of Peacock, 2 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Holly Blue and 1 Speckled Wood butterflies in the warmest part of the day (V. Lea and L. Bacon).

Late submission, 17/3, Porthgwarra: female Ring Ouzel and 2 male Wheatear (V. Lea and L. Bacon).

tdm&dwb

Robin – Martin Webb
Shelduck – Martin Webb
Goldeneye – Adrian Lea
Chiffchaff – Adrian Lea
Chiffchaff – Adrian Lea
Mute Swans – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb