Friday 1st March 2024

Friday 1st March 2024

Loe Beach: Surf Scoter, Long Tailed Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Red Breasted Merganser, Mediterranean Gull. (D Peers)     1600-1700: Long-tailed Duck, Surf Scoter, 9 Red-breasted Merganser, Oystercatcher, Great Black-backed Gull. (R Beesly)

Copperhouse Creek: 3 Grey Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 34 Redshank, 145 Black-headed Gull, 1 Egyptian Goose, 37 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Lelant Station: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 18 Goosander. (T Pinfield)    Ring-billed Gull still present this afternoon, amongst flock of Common Gulls. (G Williams)     18 Goosander, 1 Ring-billed Gull, 79 Common Gull, 2 Greenshank, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Ryan’s Field: Spoonbill, 30 Black-headed Gull, 15 Redshank, 12 Teal, 6 Canada Goose, 6 Shelduck, 2 Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Chiffchaff, Dunnock, 2 Carrion Crow. (S Cox)     Spoonbill. (T Pinfield)

Carnsew Pool: 2 Little Grebe, 1 Spoonbill. (S Grose)

The Rumps: 2 Red-necked Grebe. (P Woolf)

Downderry, moving west, 0720-0830: Common Scoter, Red-throated Diver, 5 Fulmar, 488 Gannet, 35 Kittiwake, 10 Common Gull. (A Payne)

Lizard Point to Church Cove, 0800-1100:  Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Rock Pipit, 11 Meadow Pipit, 3 Stonechat, 40+ Gannet, 35+ Shag, 45+ Fulmar, 15 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Greenfinch. (R Beesly)

Kynance Cove, 1130-1230: 6 Chough, 2 Rock Pipit, 5 Gannet, 5 Fulmar. (R Beesly)

Goonhilly Downs, 1300-1400: 2 Bullfinch, Chiffchaff, Stonechat, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Common Buzzard, Kestrel. (R Beesly)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 24 Purple Sandpiper, 80 Sanderling, 4 Ringed Plover. (G Williams)

Botus Fleming, Private Garden:  4+ Blackcap, 1 Marsh Tit….first sighting since 2006. (K Pellow)

Stithians Reservoir Feeder Hide, 1120-1145: 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 4 (3m 1f) Reed Bunting, 5 (2m 3f) Chaffinch, 3 Robin, 7 Dunnock, 2 m&f Blackbird, 8 House Sparrow, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Canada Geese. (M Webb)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchins Hide,1155-1210: 2 Buzzard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Black-headed Gull. (M Webb)

Stithians Reservoir, 1430-1530: 2 Scaup, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Reed Bunting, 25 Redwing, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Common Buzzard, 8 Long-tailed Tit. (R Beesly)

Hayle, Private Garden: 2 Woodpigeon, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Rook, 10 Chaffinch (2m and 8f), 2m Greenfinch, 2 Blackbird, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1m Blackcap, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Song Thrush, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 1 Sparrowhawk (f). (M Rouncefield)

Between Hayle and Fraddam: 1 Buzzard. (M Claughton)

Millpool, Private Garden: 2 Chiffchaff,  1 Pond Skater. (M Claughton)

 

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Redshank – Steve Cox
Ring-billed Gull – Shaun Grose
Spoonbill – Steve Cox
Ring-billed Gull – Tim Pinfield
Buzzard – Martin Webb
f. Reed Bunting – Martin Webb
Great Spotted Woodpecker – Martin Webb
Teal – Steve Cox