Saturday 12th March 2022

Saturday 12th March 2022

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Great White Egret, 3 Goosander. (D Eva) adult Ring-billed Gull still, 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Ahmad)

Newlyn Harbour: adult Kumlien’s Gull still. (M Ahmad)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Bittern, 2 Spoonbill, 8 Glossy Ibis, 40 Cattle Egret. (A Langdon)

St Anthony’s Headland: Dark/intermediate Pomarine Skua (did a lap of Falmouth bay, then went East), 4 Manx Shearwater, 60+ Kittiwake, 2 Great Northern Diver, 100+ Gannet, 10 Guillemot, Black Guillemot, 6 Fulmar, 12+ Cormorant, 10+ Shag, Mediterranean Gull. (C Foote, T Weston)

Tresillian Bridge: 1 Glossy Ibis flew over. (K Williams)

Tresemple Pool: 3 Little Grebe, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Herring Gull with blue plastic ring on left leg, W:111.(S Grose)

Lizard Point: 500+ Manx Shearwater, 29 Puffin, 1 Bonxie, 1 Red-throated Diver. (R Wilkins)

Rosemullion Head: 1st winter Little Gull flew south, 490 Gannet, 610 Kittiwake , auks (RA/GU) 45. Of the Kittiwakes 63% were immature, one of the highest percentages I have recorded for the spring peak. 12:25-15:25 (P McCartney)

Longrock Pool: adult Yellow-legged Gull. (M Ahmad)

Pendeen: 3 Great Skuas, 2 Sand Martins. (P Combridge)

Gwithian: 3 Wheatear, 1 drake Pochard, 15 Tufted Duck. (D Eva) 2 Wheatear, 1 Sand Martin. (P Fraser)

Godrevy: 3 Purple Sandpiper, 33 Oystercatcher, 4 Turnstone, 3 Stonechat, 5 Meadow Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Wheatear. (P Sharp)

Towan Head: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Wheatear, 1m Black Redstart, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 ad Med Gull, 12 Common Gull, 6 Purple Sandpiper, small passage of Gannet, Kittiwake, Shag and auks. (S Rowe)

Bude: 3 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart reported.

Bodmin Moor: 6 Stonechat, 4 Yellowhammer, 1 Raven, 14 Golden Plover, 1 Buzzard, 8 Skylark, 3 Meadow Pipits, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Linnet. (S Sanderson)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Greater Scaup (1f & 1m),  20 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Sanderson)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Linnet, 3 Raven, 7 Wheatear (6/f 1/m) 9 Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Common Buzzards, 32 Golden Plover, 1 female Merlin. (N Woods)

Late submission,10th March,Trenant Woods near Looe: 15 Yellowhammer, 5 Chaffinch,  2 Buzzard, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Jay. (D Spooner)

 

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adult Kumlien’s Gull – Mashuq Ahmad
drake Greater Scaup – Steve Sanderson
Northern Wheatear – Nigel Woods
Golden Plover – Nigel Woods