Sunday 17th March 2024

Sunday 17th March 2024

Loe Beach: 1st-winter still Surf Scoter still. (G Williams)

Devoran River: 1 Egyptian Goose with Canada Geese viewed from small pull-in between Devoran and The Norway pub. (T Wilson)

Padstow, Camel Estuary: 2cal Caspian Gull and 4 Yellow-legged Gull this afternoon. (D Julian, D Dennis)

Lizard Point: (06:45-08:30): 371 Puffin, 254 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 6 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 2 Purple Sandpiper. (I Maclean) In addition, (08:50-10:30) 1 Pomarine Skua (with spoons), 120 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-Throated Diver and 400+ Puffin. (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: 816 Puffin, 5 Red-throated Diver, 1 Sandwich Tern, 166 Manx Shearwater, 1 Curlew. (S Rogers, G Lawlor, N Rogers) In addition, 5 Goldfinch over, 1 m Stonechat, 1 Dunnock, 3 Buzzard, 36+ Golden Plover, 12 Shag, 3 Fulmar, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Raven, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Canada Goose over, 1+ Chiffchaff, 1 m Pheasant and 1 Grey Seal. (M Claughton)

Upper Penberth Valley: 2 Sand Martin over and 12 Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Alsia: c45 occupied Rook nests. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Black Redstart reported. (Birdguides)

Cot Valley, St Just: 1 Merlin and 2 Buzzard flying overhead on the cliffs at Porth Nanven Cove. (D Munday)

Pendeen: 1 Great Skua this morning. (P Combridge)

Newlyn Harbour: (10.00 – 11.30) 72+ Turnstone, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 100+ Great Black-backed and Herring Gulls, 2 Cormorant, 1 Shag on Tolcarne Rocks. (M Webb)

Marazion: 1 juvenile Iceland Gull on rocks off of the Red River late afternoon. (G Lawlor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1m Kestrel over, 4 (2m 2f) Stonechat, 2m Blackbird, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 6 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1m Mallard, 6 (3m 3f) Teal, 1 Mute Swan (last years cygnet), 50+ Canada Goose this afternoon. (M Webb)

Hayle: 1 adult Iceland Gull of Copperhouse Creek this morning. (R Augarde) 2 Goosander from the Causeway late morning. (P Geddes) In addition, 30+ House Martin. (A McPherson) Also, 1 Greenshank at Carnsew Pool. (L Colver)

Millpool: 2 Raven over croaking, 1 Blue Tit, 1f Blackbird sunning, 2 Magpie, heard Robin, Wren and 2 Collared Dove in private garden. (M Claughton)

Lelant Downs: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Siskin. (S Grose)

Navax Point: 1 Wheatear reported. (Birdguides)

Stithians Lake; Stuart Hutchings Hide: 3 (2m, 1f) Scaup, 1 f Goldeneye, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 3 Sand Martin (over). (J St Ledger, J Pascoe, A Lea)

Restronguet Creek: 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Greenshank, 2 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Great spotted woodpecker drumming. (P Moon)

Swanpool: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still on west side of lake. (Birdguides)

Falmouth: 1f Black Redstart still at Langton Road. (Birdguides)

Truro, Carrine Common: 2 Stonechat, 1 Linnet, 1 signing Mistle Thrush, 3 Chiffchaff (2 singing), 2 Jay. (T Wilson)

Devoran Quay: 48 Mediterranean Gull, 151 Common Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank. (T Wilson)

Truro, Sunny Corner: 2 Little Grebe, 34 Teal, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank. (T Wilson)

Tresemple Pool: 10 Snipe and 7 Redshank. (M Jones)

Porth Joke: 8 Chiffchaff this pm. (S Rowe)

West Pentire: 1 Wheatear this pm. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret still in fields above Penpol Creek with 8 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

East Pentire, Newquay: (06:30-08:30) 1 Great Skua, 17 Manx Shearwater, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Whimbrel, 25 Common Gull and 100+ Kittiwakes. (D Grose)

Spit Beach, Par: 3 Ringed Plover, 11 Turnstone and 12 Eider at High tide this morning. (D Cooper)

Hawksland: 61 Cattle Egret this morning. (D Julian, D Dennis)

Crugmeer: 1 Whimbrel over this morning. (D Julian, D Dennis)

Wadebridge, Camel Estuary: 1 Curlew, 4 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 2 Redshank, 8 Shelduck, 1 Common Sandpiper. (K Bowers)

Respryn: 3 Goldcrest, 4 Wren, 12 Robin, 5 Nuthatch, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Dipper, 1 Buzzard, 1 Magpie, 4 Coal Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 12 Mistle Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Pheasant, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Marsh Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Carrion Crow, 12 Jackdaw, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Mallard, 1 Siskin and 3 Brimstone (B Bosisto et al)

Kensey Valley, Launceston: 12 Buzzard circling overhead together. (M Rule)

Dozmary Pool: 1 female Goldeneye, 17 Tufted Duck, 9 Wigeon. (B Bosisto)

Colliford Lake: 1 Barnacle Goose, 4 Goosander , 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull , 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Great Black Backed Gull , 98 Black-headed Gull. (B Bosisto)

Crackington Haven: 5 Sand Martin over this afternoon. (J Teague)

Downderry: 4 Red-throated Diver, 116 Gannet, 4 Common Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 4 Razorbill before 0730. Along the coast a Wheatear and 2 Stonechat. (A Payne)

Seaton: 11 Moorhen and 5 Canada Goose. (A Payne)

Late submission, 16/03, Lands End Hotel: 1 Wheatear (M), 15 Guillemot, 6 Razorbill, 100s Gannet, Shags, Cormorants, Fulmar, 20+ Jackdaw, 2 Stonechat. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Late submission, 16/03, Marazion: 1w Iceland Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late submission, 16/03, Long Rock: 3 Sandwich Tern. (P St Pierre)

Late submission, 16/03, Drift Reservoir: 2 Swallow & 20+ Sand Martin. (P St Pierre)

Late submission, 16/03, Tremethick Cross: 1 Merlin. (P St Pierre)

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Egyptian Goose – Tony Wilson
Turnstone – Martin Webb
Drake Scaup – Adrian Lea
Duck Scaup – Adrian Lea
Green Sandpiper – Kevin Bowers
Curlew – Kevin Bowers
Teal – Kevin Bowers
Stonechat – Martin Webb
Mute Swan – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb
Treecreeper – Jasmina Goodair