Sunday 26th March 2023

Sunday 26th March 2023

Metherell: Little Bunting still. (T Phillips, S McMahon et al) In addition, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Dunnock, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J Goodair)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: 1 1st winter Ring-billed Gull this afternoon. (D Julian) Also, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Swallow and 100 Common Gull on Crantock beach. (S Rowe)

Helston Boating Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck still and 1 Common Sandpiper. (C Murphy)

Gwenver: 1 Sandwich Tern. (C Moore)

Kenidjack: 2Wheatear and 20+ Sand Martin. (S Williams)

Nanquidno: 1 Wheatear. (C Moore)

Lamorna Pottery: 2 House Martin and 1 Swallow, together high over this afternoon. (N R Rogers)

Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart still on beach below the Tolcarne Inn. (Birdguides)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Teal and 3 Little Grebe. (J Crowe) In addition, 5 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 15 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Moorhen, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1  Chiffchaff heard calling regularly. (M Claughton) Also, (10.00 – 11.15) 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 1pr Stonechat, 6 Dunnock, 4 Snipe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 18 Teal, 6 Moorhen, 1 Mallard, 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 34 Canada Goose. (M Webb)

Newtown: 1 Buzzard, 1f Pheasant. (M Claughton)

St Ives Island: 4 Sandwich Terns in bay; at least 3 Puffins heading west this evening. (G Jones)

St Ives: 2 Sandwich Tern, 5 Sanderling, 17 Oystercatcher,  59 Turnstone, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Trencrom Hill: 4 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Godrevy Point: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Wheatear, 4 Skylark, 2 Rock Pipit and 1 Wren. (R Bunt)

Chapel Porth: 2 Wheatear. (M Broadbent)

Porthbean Beach: 10 Sandwich Tern and 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Gibson)

Rosevine, Portscatho: 1 Firecrest. (S Gibson)

St Agnes Head: 2 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva)

Perransands: 1 Swallow and 1 Wheatear. (C Stephenson)

Primrose Farm: 7 nests in active Rookery. (S Ashby)

St Piran’s Round: 10 nests in active Rookery. (S Ashby)

Towan Head: 1 Male Wheatear. (D Grose)

East Pentire: 1 Male Wheatear. Also, 1000’s Manx Shearwater, 40 Gannet, 10 Common Gull, 7 Common Scoter all heading west. (D Grose)

Fore Street Car Park, Newquay: 1 Leucistic Starling. (D Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Cormorant and 1 Grey Heron. (C Hooper) In addition, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Hampshire)

Par docks area: 2 Swallow. (R Hampshire)

St Andrew’s Pool: 2 (m+f) Teal, 1 Chiffchaff and 4 Moorhen. (C Hooper)

Penwithick: 2 Greenfinch (1m, 1f, 2 juvenile), 3 Blue Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 26 House Sparrow, 2 Willow Tit, 2 Bullfinch (1m,1f), 1 Coal Tit, 3 Blackbird (2m, 1f),  2 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 8 Chaffinch and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker in private garden. (K Bowers)

Treraven Meadows: 4 Egyptian Goose. (per B Oliphant)

Mount Village: 2 Redpoll in private garden still. (J Goodair)

Calstock Wetlands: 3 Buzzard, 22 Teal, 12 Canada Goose, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Mallard, 2 Blackbird, 6 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Jackdaw and 3 Muscovy Duck. (J Goodair)

Downderry: moving west, 0715-0830, were 26 Gannet, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Common Gull, 22 Kittiwake and 6 Sandwich Tern. Also 2 Red-throated Diver on sea. Migrant Chiffchaff and Blackcap along shoreline. (A Payne)

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Little Bunting – Jasmina Goodair
Reed Bunting – Jasmina Goodair
Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers
Greenfinch – Kevin Bowers
Willow Tit – Kevin Bowers
Black Redstart – Roger Bunt
Moorhen – Chris Hooper
Chiffchaff – Chris Hooper
Redpoll – Jasmina Goodair
Leucistic Starling – Dave Grose
Wren – Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb