Sunday 19th March 2023

Sunday 19th March 2023

Falmouth: 1 Alpine Swift again over Ships and Castles Leisure Centre this afternoon. (J Chapple) In addition, 1 m Sparrowhawk on crane at Falmouth Docks; also 1 Sparrowhawk over Trescobeas area, being mobbed by corvids. (J St Ledger)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 female Ring-necked Duck still and 5 (3m+2f) Shoveler. (J Lewis)

Holywell: 1st-winter Isabelline Wheatear still along coastal path at Kelsey Head. (Birdguides)

Mawgan Porth: European White-fronted Goose still. (S Carr)

Porthgwarra: 3 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

Porthcurno: 1,active Rookery. (S Grose)

Sennen: 25 Sand Martin, c10 Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest at Brew Farm Sewage Treatment Works. (C, Richards and N R Rogers)

Nanquidno: 3 Swallow (north in morning), 2 Chiffchaff (N R Rogers)

Drift Reservoir: 30+ Canada Geese (1 variant with flock), 4 Tuffed Duck, 6 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk being mobbed by two Carrion Crow, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe and 4 Swallow. ( M Clayton)

Penzance, Lidden area: 2 (m&f) Black Redstart. (T Mills)

Longrock Pool: 1 Water Rail, 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (S Grose)

Marazion: 1 Scaup still present of the beach. (R Griffiths). Also, 3 Mediterranean Gull at Green Landing. (D White)

Ednovean Farm, Perranuthnoe: 7 Magpie together, 4 Buzzard together above same field, and all flown over by a Kestrel. (P K Bray)

Copper House Creek: 4 Ringed Plover. (S Grose)

Navax Point: 2 Wheatear (D Eva)

Gwithian: 10 Sand Martin, 3 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 31 Wigeon, 17 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Wheater, 4 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Burncoose: 1 Singing Chiffchaff. (S Wilthew)

Chybucca: 1 Kestrel, 100+ Golden Plover over. (S Grose)

Calenick Creek: 1 Kingfisher. (F Hutchinson)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Greenshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 40 Redshank, 16 Curlew, 19 Oystercatcher, 5 Common Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 6 Shelduck, 107 Teal, 28 Mute Swan. (F Hutchinson)

Truro River: Spoonbill again in high tide roost at Sunny Corner. Also, 5 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10+ Black-tailed Godwit. (T Wilson & F Hutchinson)

Rospetha Cliff: 1 Chough, 1 Raven, 1 Wheatear,1 Song Thrush anvil. (S Grose)

Dodman Point: 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 6 Black-throated Diver, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 singing male Stonechat on territory. (B & L Bosisto)

Par, Spit Beach area: 1 Black Redstart (m), 1 Blackcap (m), 4 Chiffchaff, 1 little Egret, 4 Lesser Black-back gull. (R Hampshire)

St Andrew’s Rd LNR: c10 Teal, 1 Coot (first here in several months). ( R Hampshire)

St.Agnes Head: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Meadow Pipit and 2 Goldfinch. (F Shortall)

Towan Head, Newquay: 1m Wheatear. (D Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 4 Chiffchaff, 12 pairs Great Crested Grebe, 6 Woodpigeon, 15 Carrion Crow, 8 Mallard, 1 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 6 Moorhen, 3 Tufted Duck, 60+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Mute Swan, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Robin, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 6 Coot, 12 Common Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Goldeneye (m), 1 Song Thrush, 4 Buzzard, 30+ Herring Gull, 2 Swallow, 50+ Jackdaw, 1 Magpie, 9 Blue Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Jay, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Kingfisher. (C&G Horsley)

Stepper Point: 6 (5m+1f) Wheatear and c20 Sand Martin at Hawkers Cove. (P Smith)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Little Grebe, Mallard, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 27 Teal, 3 Pochard, Wigeon, 9 Moorhen, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Wood Pigeon, 3 Pintail, 26 Teal, 7 Shelduck, 5 Graylag Goose, 29 Canada Goose, 13 Mute Swan, c 50 Sand Martin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrow Hawk, 3 Stonechat, 24 Shoveler, 2 Greater Black-backed Gull, 2 Cormarant,  1 Sky Lark, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 9 Jackdaw, 3 Great Tit, 2 Pheasant, 1 Magpie, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Crow. (S Thomson)

Cardinham Woods: 12 Chaffinch, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 6 Great Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 4 Siskin, 15+ Coal Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 3 Robin. (K Bowers)

Colliford/Dozmary Pool: 5 Goosander, 6 Cormorant, 3 Raven, 3 Buzzard, c20 Canada Geese, 4 Wigeon, c40 Lesser Black Backed gull, 2 Greater Black Backed gull, 3 Great Crested grebe, 2 Teal, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Great White Egret, 60+ Golden Plover, 2 Meadow pipit, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Grey Heron and c20 Rooks on about 8 nests by Jamaica Inn. (J.Goodair)

Halvanna Plantation: c 20 Siskin and c6 Common Redpoll. (D Dennis)

Kingsmill Lake: 26 Bar-tailed Godwit, 54 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 27 Redshank, 9 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 60+ Teal, 25 Wigeon, 63 Shelduck & 4 Mallard (P Kemp)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit and 2 Bullfinch. (R Mudge) In addition, 15-20 Sand Martin, several singing Chiffchaff, 2 Goosander m&f , 1 Water rail. (J&B Teague)

Late submission, 18/03, Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Whooper Swan still. (R Mudge)

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Ring-necked Duck – John Lewis
Sparrowhawk – John St Ledger
Goldfinch – Kevin Bowers
Siskin – Kevin Bowers
Grey Wagtail – Kevin Bowers
Scandinavian Rock Pipit – Bob Bosisto