Saturday 23rd March 2024

Saturday 23rd March 2024

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Caspian Gull 3CY in front of Old Quay House 15:35-15:45. Spoonbill Ryan’s Field feeding 15:20 then flew short distance, 12 Goosander (2 male). (B Dawson) 1 Sand Martin. (G Lawlor)

Unknown Location: Presumed escaped  Demoiselle Crane (bearing a ring) photographed in private garden. (Facebook)

St Ives: 20+ Manx Shearwater in 30 minutes, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (L Parkerson)

Hayle private garden: 1 Buzzard over, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 4 Jackdaw, 1 Magpie, 1 Rook. (M Webb)

Marazion: 2nd cal Iceland Gull, Wheatear. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 20 Sand Martin. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 5 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliot)

Stithians Lake; Feeder Hide: 4 (M) Reed Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit. (A Lea)

Downderry: moving west, 0635-0740, were a Common Scoter, 5 Red-throated Diver, 390+ Gannet, 4 Fulmar, a Manx Shearwater, 2 Kittiwake, 7 Common Gull and 30+ auks. (A Payne)

Millbrook: 6 Greenshank this afternoon. (A Payne)

Private Garden: Great Tit collecting dog hair. (L Birtwistle)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Coot, 2 Canada Geese, 5 Sand Martins. (R Mudge)

Crantock Beach: 500 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 185 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Med Gull, 18 Black-headed Gull, 132 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Redshank. (S Rowe)

East Pentire (07.00-08.15): 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 50+Manx Shearwater, 1 Med Gull, c 70 Kittiwake, 1 Black Redstart. (D Grose, S Rowe)

Late News, 22/3/24, Porth Reservoir: 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Sharp, L Birtwistle)

Late News, 20/03/24, Fowey: 1 Hoopoe in private garden. (Birdguides)



Reed Bunting -Adrian Lea
Grey Wagtail – Linda Birtwistle
Buzzard – Martin Webb