Sunday 3rd March 2024

Sunday 3rd March 2024

Mousehole: 1st-winter Azorean Gull again at St Clement’s Island late afternoon. (Birdguides)

Feock: 1st-winter Surf Scoter and 1st-winter drake Long-tailed Duck still still off Loe Beach early afternoon. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull still this morning. (Birdguides) In addition, 2 m&f Goosander, 2 Red Knot, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Redshank, 8 Teal. Ryan’s Field: 5 (3m 2f) Shelduck, 11 Teal, 40+ Redshank this afternoon. (M Webb)

St Ives: juvenile Kumlien’s Gull again on rocks by Pedn Olva hotel between Lamberth Walk and Porthminster Beach this afternoon. (Birdguides) Also, 1 Razorbill feeding about 300m off the beach. (S Stevenson)

Perranarworthal: 1 Egyptian Goose with Canada Geese on estuary opposite the Norway Inn (S Grose, T Wilson, J Overfield, R Augarde)

Marazion Marsh: Siberian Chiffchaff with many Common Chiffchaff. Also 1 Snipe, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Water Rail, 1 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret and 2 Little Grebe. (A Tilt)

Hayle: 1f Sparrowhawk in private garden. (M Webb)

Godrevy: 2 Raven, 15 Oystercatcher, 1 Skylark, 103 Grey Seal at Mutton Cove. (S Stevenson)

Loe Pool: 3 Goosander (2f&1m), 12 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel (m), 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Moorhen. (T Chambers)

Gillan Creek: 1 Black-throated Diver still. (Birdguides)

Helford: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Coal Tit. (S Wood)

Pennance Point: 1 Great Northern Diver (L Parkerson, B Hancock-Smith)

Falmouth: 1m Blackcap, 1 Greenfinch, 8 Herring Gull, 2 Rook, 1 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit in private garden this morning. (R Beesly)

Gwennap to United Downs: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Buzzard, 2 Pheasant, 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay, 1 Marsh Tit heard at water works, 1 Red Fox. (M Saunders)

Roseland, Towan Beach: 8 Black-throated Diver, 11 Great Northern Diver, 2 Chiffchaff, 50 Common Dolphin. (T Wilson)

Roseland, Porthscatho: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 7 Black-throated Diver, 17 Great Northern Diver, 6 Guillemot, 7 Mediterranean Gull. (T Wilson)

Roseland, Pendower Beach: 4 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver. (T Wilson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Little Grebe, 500+ Golden Plover, 10 Wigeon. (T Wilson)

Tregerrick Farm area: 1 Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 1000+ Linnet (including 1 leucistic bird), 500+ Chaffinch. (T Wilson) In addition, 1100+ Stock Dove in surrounding fields. (R Wilkins)

Par Beach: 1f Goosander and 1 Grey Heron in the river this morning. (J Roberts, R Hampshire) In addition, 8 Snipe, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe. (R Hampshire)

Trerice Manor, Newquay: 15 Chaffinch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Robin, 10 Blue tit, 2 Buzzard, 2 Blackbirds, 7 Great Tit. (A Quincey)

Carnewas, Bedruthan: 15 Skylark, 2 Rock Pipit, 5 Stonechat, 11 Meadow Pipit, 2 Common Buzzard, 5 Kestrel, Pheasant, 3 Gannet, 10 Fulmar, 15+ Shag, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Oystercatcher. Also, a sunbathing Adder and 1 Common Seal. (R Beesly)

Siblyback Lake: 2 1w Great Northern Diver, 13 Tufted Duck. (R Veal)

Dryworks Plantation: 2 Treecreeper, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Woodcock. (R Veal)

Dozmary Pool: 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Wigeon, c20 Golden Plover. (R Veal)

High Wood (Liskeard): 1 Treecreeper, 7 Nuthatch, singing male Yellowhammer, 1 Dipper, 1 Green Woodpecker. (R Veal)

Upper Fowey Valley, Ninestones: 1 Treecreeper, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Stock Dove. (R Veal)

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Goosander – Martin Webb
Goosander – Martin Webb
Redshank – Martin Webb
Shelduck – Martin Webb
Sparrowhawk – Martin Webb
Marsh Tit – Steven Wood
Linnets – Tony Wilson
Egyptian Goose – Tony Wilson