Saturday 11th March 2023

Saturday 11th March 2023

Kelsey Head: Isabelline Wheatear still.  (S Rowe)

Helston Boating Lake 13.45 – 14.20: 1f Ring-necked Duck, 12 Tufted Duck, 20+ Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 20+ Coot, 1pr Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose. (M Webb)

RSPB Hayle Estuary: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Common Gull.(S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Little Ringed Plover flew north (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 2 Scaup ( 2cy male and female ), 1 female Goldeneye, 2 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 52 Coot, 13 Wigeon, 24 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 2 Firecrest (D Eva)

Falmouth: female Black Redstart along Conway Road. (G Willetts)

Connor Downs: 2 Water Rail in private garden. (D Cains)

Porthgwarra: 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Puffin, 25 Manx shearwater (1520-1620)(N R Rogers)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Glaucous Gull. (Birdguides)

Newlyn Harbour : 1 Iceland Gull. (A McKechnie) 7 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 39 Great Black Backed Gull, 44 Turnstone, 5 Rock Pipit.(S Grose)

Longrock Pool: 34 Common Gull. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 7 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 12 Tufted Duck, 45 Wigeon, 50+ Teal, 4 Shelduck, 5 Curlew, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Hayle Harbour: 1 Little Grebe.(S Grose)

Canons Town: 1 active Rookery.(S Grose)

Trevone Bay: 1 Wheatear. (D Julian)

Braefel nr Goonhavern: 1 active Rookery. (S Grose)

Truro,Penair school: 1m Green Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Truro River; Sunny Corner: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover, 12 Redshank, 4 Curlew, 1 Med Gull, 5 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1pr Mallard with 11 ducklings.(S Grose)

Newquay Zoo: 1 active Rookery. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 56 Canada Goose,2 Cormorant,2 Goosander,5 Teal,3 Grey Heron,2 Great Black-backed Gull,9 Lesser Black-backed Gull,10 Carrion Crow,3 Jackdaw,100 Starling,2 Blackbird,4 Meadow Pipit,1 Skylark,1 Rabbit,1 Fox and evidence of Badger. (CReed and DAConway) Cold,windy and sleety conditions with extensive mist resulting in poor visibility and a low count.

Par, beach pool: 9 Tufted duck, 6 (3m. 3f.) Shoveller duck circling over, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 (f) Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard over.  (R Hampshire)

Kingsmill Lake: 1st winter Spoonbill. (P Kemp)

Late submission, 10/03/23, Lower Tamar Lake: 11 Goosander 2m 9f, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Tits, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 10/03/23, Upper Tamar Lake:  2 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck 4m 1f, 2 Cormorant. (R Mudge)



Female Ring-necked Duck – Martin Webb
Drake Tufted Duck – Martin Webb
Mallard Ducklings – Shaun Grose
1st winter Iceland Gull – Shaun Grose
Spoonbill – Andrew Nicholson