Monday 6th March 2023

Monday 6th March 2023

Callington: Little Bunting again, at hedge corner, south along FP from Clampits & Lower Metherell, just north of Comfort Wood at 13.45. Also, 1 female Reed Bunting nearby. (P Kemp)

Helston: Fem Ring-necked Duck still on Boating Lake. (Birdguides)

Newlyn: juv Iceland Gull in harbour. (L Proctor)

Towan Beach, The Roseland: 4 White Stork over. (A & B Tregunna)

Bodmin: Great Horned Owl recorded from the village of Mount. (per Facebook)

Sennen (Brew Farm Sewage Treatment Works): 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 15 Chifchaff, 15 Pied Wagtail. (N R Rogers)

Kennack Sands: 7 Black-throated Diver in bay. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Loe Beach: 22 Red-breasted Merganser (in two rafts of 13 and 9), 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Millbrook: 6 Redshank, 2 Spotted Redshank, 40+ Teal, 6 Shelduck, 4 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher. (R Napp)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: Redshank, Kingfisher, 36 Sanderling (C Beazley) 42 Purple Sandpiper at high tide roost and 2 Eider. (A McKechnie) Penzance: 3 Shelduck off harbour. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 1w drake Greater Scaup still on sea. (Birdguides)

Falmouth: Fem Kingfisher observed in Queen Mary Gardens at Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth. Feeding in small canal around Gunnera bed. Caught one fish before departing in direction of Swanpool. (G Thompson and M Exon)

Maer Lake: c100 Golden Plover, 3 Dunlin , 2 Shelduck, c20 Wigeon , c12 Teal , 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Curlew , c100 Lapwing, 3 Canada Geese. (D Dennis)

Crowdy Reservoir: 12 Tufted Duck , 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Canada Geese, 4 Raven displaying, 2 Buzzard. (D Dennis)

Davidstow Airfield: c75 Redwing, c60 Fieldfare, c100 Golden Plover. (D Dennis)

Botus Fleming: 1 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 20 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing. (K Pellow)

Resugga Farm, Carbis Moor: 2 Jay, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Siskin, 3 Greenfinch, 11 Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch (pair), 16 Redwing, 2 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 2 Marsh Tit, 7 Long-tailed tit, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit,
4 Coal Tit, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 Buzzard (overhead), 3 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (pair, plus another ‘drumming’), 1 Pied Wagtail, 9 House Sparrow. (V Booth)

Rock: 1m Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Greenfinch, 2 Raven over private garden. (S Grose)

St Enodoc Golf Club: 1 Green Woodpecker (from the Holywell or short course, 10th green most of the day). (S Grose)

Stithians Lake: 3 Reed Bunting (2m & 1f), 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 3 Dunnock, 2 Robin. (A Lea)

Newquay, Trenance Valley: 4 Tawny Owl seen this eve. (S Grose)

Late news, 5/3, St Loy: Sandwich Tern. (R Irvine)

Late news, 5/3, Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad & 2w Ring-billed Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 1w Caspian Gull, 500+ Common Gull. (M Elliott)

dwb

 

Eiders – Alex McKechnie
Bullfinch – Vic Booth
Bullfinch – Vic Booth
Siskin – Vic Booth
Siberian Chiffchaff – Nigel Rogers
Reed Bunting – Adrian Lea
Red-breasted Merganser (13) – John St Ledger
Dunnock – Adrian Lea
Chaffinch – Adrian Lea
Kingfisher – Rick Napp
Buzzard – Vic Booth