Sunday 12th March 2023

Sunday 12th March 2023

Bodmin Moor: unconfirmed report of a Gyr Falcon in the St Breward and Delhi Bridge area. (per C Stevenson)

Cot Valley: 1 Little Bunting still in barley stubble field between Cot Valley and Boscregan. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary: both adult and 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull still present. Also, 2 Sandwich Tern. (G Lawlor)

Lizard Point: (10:00 – 12:00) 4 Sandwich Tern, 12 Puffin, 62 Manx Shearwater and 1 Red Throated Diver. (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: (07:00-11:00) 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 183 Atlantic Puffin, 480 Guillemot, 39 Razorbill, 70 Gannet, 15 Fulmar, 3 Sandwich Tern, 307 Manx Shearwater. (S Rogers, N Rogers)

Pendeen: first-winter Iceland Gull. (P Combridge)

St Loy: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Black-throated Diver flew west this morning. (Birdguides)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1m Black Redstart and 1 juvenile Iceland Gull this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipit, 6 Turnstone, 1 Shag. (M Webb) Also, 1 Glaucous Gull reported again this morning. (Birdguides)

Penzance Jubilee Pool: 29 Purple Sandpiper, 82 Sanderling on high tide roost. (M Webb)

Maen-du Point, Perranuthnoe: mixed flock of c100 Chaffinch, Goldfinch and 1 Snow Bunting. (P K Bray)

Pendarves Road, Falmouth: 1 f/imm Black Redstart in private garden. (T Chambers)

Penryn Estuary: 2 Great black-backed Gull, 4 Mute Swan, 20+ Redshank, 30+ Teal, 5 Mallard, 10 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew. (T Chambers)

Truro: 1 Spoonbill on Truro River by Boscawen Park. (Birdguides)

Polkerris: 4 (2m+2f) Eider this morning. (R Hughes)

Treyarnon Bay: 1m Eider. (S Grose)

West Park Farm/ Blable Gate, St Jidgey: At least 72 Cattle Egret this afternoon. (D Julian)

Walmsley Reserve: 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Water Pipit and 3 Pintail this morning. (D Julian)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge: 14 Shelduck, 16 Teal, 2 Buzzard, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Marsh Tit and 4 Blue Tit. (C Hooper)

Crowdy Reservoir: 5 Goosander (1 male), 10 Tufted Duck, 12 Teal, 2 Great-crested Grebe. (B Craven)

Looe: 3 Black Redstart (1m, 2f), 1 Chiffchaff. (D Sharp)

Millbrook Lake: 1 m Pintail, 5 Greenshank, 81 Redshank, 1w Mediterranean Gull, 247 Common Gull, 2 Cattle Egret & 3 Red-breasted Merganser. (P Kemp) Also, 2 Cattle Egret reported. (Birdguides)

Lower Tamar Lake: 7 Goosander (1m 6f), 1 Great Crested Grebe this morning. (R Mudge)

Upper Tamar Lake: 11 Great Crested Grebe, 4m Tufted Duck, c40 Canada Goose this morning. (R Mudge)


Black Redstart – Deena Sharp
Black Redstart – Deena Sharp
Chiffchaff – Deena Sharp
Teal – Chris Hooper
Marsh Tit – Chris Hooper