Saturday 9th March 2024

Saturday 9th March 2024

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Iceland Gull, juvenile Kumlien’s Gull, adult and 3rd winter Caspian Gull, adult Ring-billed Gull, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose. (G Lawlor) Ryans FieldPale bellied Brent Goose. (P Crumpler) 16.00 – 16.30: 1 Greenshank, 70+ Redshank, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Oystercatcher, 8 (4m 4f) Shelduck, 12 (7m 5f) Teal, 2 m&f Wigeon, 4 Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret. (M Webb)

Lizard Point: 2nd winter Kumlien’s Gull still. (Birdguides)

Pendeen: 1 Serin flew east calling at about 10:00; also 2 Wheatears present. (P Combridge)

Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS Members Only1 or possibly 2 Common Crane, 2 Spoonbill, 1 Marsh Harrier. 4 Pintail (1 male). (P Davies)

Porth Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck still present.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

Black Head, Coverack: 1 male Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Common Gull and 3 Grey Seal (P. Bedford)

Truro River, Boscawen Park to Sunny Corner (low tide, am): 201 Dunlin, 39 Black tailed Godwit, 17 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 8 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 47 Shelduck, 41 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (A Nicholson)

Falmouth: Female-type Black Redstart at Langton Road. (Birdguides)

Loe Beach: 1st winter drake Long-tailed Duck. (Birdgudies)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 drake Greater Scaup. (Birdguides)

Gwinear: 16 Goldfinch, 8 Jays, 6 Long-tailed Tit. (J Noon)

Tregonhawke: 6 Cattle Egret, 65 Common Scoter. (D Julian)

Downderry: 0730-0830, moving east 2 Common Scoter,  3 Brent Goose,  3 Fulmar, 19 Common Gull,  a Mediterranean Gull and a Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Late submission, 08/03/24, Upper Tamar Lake: 7 Willow Tit, 1 Kestrel, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Great Crested Grebe, c30 Canada Geese, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Bullfinch. (R Mudge)

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Common Crane – Paul Davies
Common Crane – Paul Davies
Shelduck – Martin Webb
Pale-bellied Brent Goose – Peter Crumpler
Greenshank – Martin Webb
Jay – Jo Noon
Goldfinch – Jo Noon