Saturday 2nd March 2024

Saturday 2nd March 2024

Kennegy Sands: 1 1st winter Bonaparte’s Gull, 10 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre)

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 1 immature Danish-ringed Spoonbill V463, 3 Greenshank. (A Lea)

Dozmary Pool: 2 Goldeneye (m&f), 12  Tufted Duck, 1  Snipe, 2 Common Buzzard. (P Woolf)

Brunnion: 1 male Blackcap. (P Geddes)

Walmlsey Sanctuary CBWPS Members Only: 2 Spoonbill. (D Bloomfield)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 30+ Rock Pipit opp boating lake. (S Grose)

Pentire Headland, Polzeath5 Goldfinch, 7 Rock Pipet, 1 Robin, 1 Kestrel,  1 Buzzard, 1 Cormorant, 8 Fulmar, about 30 Rooks, flock of around 50 Starling, 4 Stonechat, 5 Pheasant and 16 Herring Gull . (A Quincey)

Penzance, off Tolcarne beach: Gull frenzy around trawler. (T Mills)

Treslea Downs: c20 Redwing passing over (J.Goodair)

Bugle, Kerrow Moor/Bowling Green: 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Siskin,2 m Blackcap, 1 m Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 2 Little Grebe,5 Tufted Duck, 1 Water Rail (from footpath behind Howls Brewery), 2 Mute Swan, 67 Black headed Gull, 17 Eider from the beach. (S Grose)

Par Market, East Carpark: 1 Green Woodpecker,  1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 1 female Blackcap. (N Best)

Mevagissey: 11 Greenfinch at the fire station. (S Grose)

AK Wildlife Boat Cruises (Falmouth Bay and Roseland Peninsula) 12-3pm: Great Northern Diver, 100+ Guillemot, 100+ Razorbill, 18 Kittiwake, 20+ Great Black Backed Gull, 50+ Gannet, Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 7 Little Egret, 10 Oystercatcher, 100+ Shag, 65 Grey Seals. (R Beesly)

Falmouth to Swanpool to Maenporth – 7.30 – 11am : Red Necked Grebe ( Swanpool), Red Throated Diver, Razorbill ( Glyllyngvase Beach), Common Scoter ( Maenporth), 2 Curlew, Greenshank, Redshank, 6 Oystercatcher, 4 Gannet, 15 Shag, 8 Greenfinch, 7 Linnet, Song Thrush, 3 Pied Wagtail, Jay, Common Seal. (R Beesly)

Dobwalls, Private Garden: 2m & 1f Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush. (C&J Duffy)

Carnkie, Helston: 40+ Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 1 Song Thrush. (A Lea)

Late submission, 01/03/24, Brunnion: 2 Lesser Black-back Gulls with 20+ Herring Gulls. (P Geddes)

 

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Greenshank – Adrian Lea
Gull feeding frenzy – Tony Mills