Sunday 17th March 2022

Sunday 17th March 2022

Skewjack: 2 Shoveler and an Otter. (M Wallace)

St Levan: 12 Whimbrel, 3 Whitethroat. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack: 3 Common Whitethroat, 1 Willow warbler and 4 Blackcap. (J Eaton)

Pendeen: female Common Redstart and a male Merlin (P Combridge)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Canada Goose, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron over, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Blue Tit, 4 Linnet, 2 Robin, 2 Buzzard over 09.30 – 11.45. (M Webb)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Great White Egret, 7 Sand Martin, 6+ Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Sedge Warbler, several Reed Warbler, 3 ChiffChaff,  2 pairs Stonchat, 4 (2prs) Teal, Heron chicks almost ready to fledge, Pair of Little Egrets, whose behavior suggest they may be breeding or attempting to do so with herons in same bush, 4 nesting Canada Goose. Whimbrel flying overhead calling with 7 still on beach. Also, 2 Roe Deer early morning. (J Hawkey) In addition, 2 Sedge Warbler, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Greenfinch (paired), 6 Linnet, male Blackcap. (M James)

Gwenter: 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Swallow and 1 Stoat. (S Wood)

Kennack Sands: 1 Ring Ouzel on footpath between Kennack Sands and Cadgwith, before being flushed by a dog. (J Price)

Gurnards Head: 1 Cuckoo. (J Hawkey)

Rosewall Hill, St Ives: 4 Wheatear, 2 pairs Stonechat with one pair collecting food. (J Hawkey)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Grasshopper Warbler. (A Lea) In addition, 1 Barnacle Goose, 20 Canada Goose, 19 Mallard (including a brood of 12 ducklings), 2 Tufted Duck, 7 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Little Grebes, 8 Cormorant, 1 Swallow, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Common Whitethroat, 10 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Reed Bunting. (N Watmough)

Kennall Vale CWT: 1 pair of Grey Wagtail and 1 pair of Dipper. (N Watmough)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 1 singing Reed Warbler, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 1 singing Blackcap (S Van Hear)

Tehidy Country Park: Cuckoo, heard only, near East Lodge (J Baker)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: 1 Red Kite heading west and 2 Whimbrel. (S Rowe) In addition, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Skylark, 2 pairs Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Huers Hut: 1 pair nesting Shag, 4 Cormorant, 3 Chiffchaff, 11 Linnet, 2 Greenfinch, 11 Fulmar, 5 Stonechat, 1 Great Black-backed Gull with red plastic ring on left leg W:304.(S Grose)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Tree Pipit over this morning. (P Roseveare)

Park Head: 9 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 17 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler and 4 Sand Martin. (P Roseveare)

Trevose Head: 2 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Swallow. (B & L Bosisto)

Burniere Point: 23 Shellduck, 17 Little Egret, 26 Whimbrel, 2 Grey Heron, 9 Herring Gull, 7 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mallard, 2 Skylark, 5 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 1 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock. (C Macpherson)

Davidstow Airfield: 1m Ring Ouzel and 1 Whimbrel. (M Worden)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Curlew – of which one was all white! (A Blonden)

Millbrook: 9 Whimbrel & 2 Greenshank (P Kemp)

Downderry: 117 Manx Shearwater moved east by 0750. 11 Common Scoter and 150+ auks west. (A Payne)

Late submission, 16/04, Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver east of lifeboat station. (I Tidmarsh)

Late submission, 16/04, Trevescan: 3 Wheatear in field east of Treeve Moor House. (I Tidmarsh)

Late submission, 16/04, Tehidy Country Park: 2 (m+f) Tufted Duck. (R Griffiths)

Late submission, 16/04, Looe Island (Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve): 1 Blackcap, 3 Blackbird, 3 Canada Goose, 13 Carrion Crow, 2 Chiffchaff, 45 Cormorant with at least 40 nests and a large number of unfledged young, 1 Curlew, 1 Dunnock, 8 Fulmar, 2 Goldfinch, 66 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 246 Herring Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Jackdaw, 14 Malllard (plus 14 ducklings), 14 Oystercatcher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven with nest and 4 unfledged young, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Robin, 9 Shag, 1 Swallow, 4 Whimbrel, 9 Woodpigeon, 9 Wren. (D Spooner)

Late submission, 15/04, Housel Bay, Lizard: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (J Jones)

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Grasshopper Warbler – Adrian Lea
Grasshopper Warbler – Adrian Lea
Wheatear – Peter Roseveare
Tufted Duck – Regina Griffiths
Tufted Duck – Regina Griffiths
Cormorant on Nests – Derek Spooner
Raven chicks – Derek Spooner
Great Crested Grebe – Nick Watmough
Great Crested Grebe – Martin Webb
Chiffchaff – Martin Webb
Sedge Warbler – Mark James