Sunday 6th March 2022

Sunday 6th March 2022

Walmsley Reserve/Chaple Amble: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 1 f Goosander, 1 f Pochard, 6+ Cattle Egret, 6 Little Egret, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Water Pipit and 1 Otter. (T Wilson). Also, 3 Sand Martin and 1 Bittern. (S Cox) In addition, 135 Wigeon, 6 Russian White-fronted Goose, 5 Greylag Goose, 9 Glossy Ibis,12 Pied Wagtail, female Pintail, 5 Chiffchaff, 12 Fieldfare, 9 Curlew, 1 Ruff. (C Teague, B Bosisto, J Howells)

Lower Boscaswell:
1 Rosy Starling reported again this morning. (Birdguides)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot reported again on sea by pink buoy this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Nanjizal: 7 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: Iceland Gull and Black-necked Grebe. (P St Pierre) In addition, 2cy Glaucous Gull (same bird as recently at Newlyn). (M Ahmad)

Crows-en-Wra: Iceland Gull (same bird from Drift). (P ST Pierre)

Penzance: 1 Firecrest at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. (D White)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Barnacle Goose early morning. (R Augarde)

St Gothian Sands: 26 Barnacle Goose. (M Ahmad)

Stithians Reservoir: female Pintail, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Reed Bunting and 4 (1m & 3f) Goldeneye. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Coosebean: 2 Dipper nestbuilding, Long-tailed Tit nestbuilding, a very early Song Thrush fledgling, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker ( D Eva )

Perranporth: 1 m Black Redstart by The Waterfront pub. (T Wilson)

Callestick: 1 Kingfisher at private pond. (T Wilson)

Tregoss: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler (singing intermittently) feeding around a dung heap on private farm this afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Towan Head: 1m Black Redstart, 4 Red-throated Diver this pm. (S Rowe)

Kilkhampton: 150+ Golden Plover over. (S Grose)

Kilkhampton, Aldercombe Wood: 6 Siskin, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 15 Goosander, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 5 m Tufted Duck, 2 Marsh Tit. (S Grose)

Upper Tamar Lake: 9 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Fieldfare, 12 Redwing, 9 Lesser Black backed Gull, 2 Great Black backed Gull, 16 Black headed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch (below the dam wall). (S Grose)

Late photo submission, 05/03, Newlyn: Red-throated Diver. (M Ahmad)

Late submission, 05/03, St Agnes Head: Hobby, directly below the St Agnes Head NCI Watch Station (W Chapman)

Late submission, 05/03, Chyverton Cross: 200 Golden Plover. (T Wilson)

Late submission, 05/03, Maer Lake, Bude: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 34 Wigeon, 21 Teal, 2 Shelduck. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 05/03, Summerleaze Beach: Kingfisher on the river, next to the car park. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 04/03, Downderry: 1 Black Redstart (A Payne)


Ring-necked Duck – Tony Wilson
Russian White-fronted Goose – Bob Bosisto
Bittern – Steve Cox
Glossy Ibis – Bob Bosisto
Glossy Ibis – Bob Bosisto
Otter – Tony Wilson
Barnacle Goose – Mushaq Ahmad
Goldeneye – Adrian Lea
Goldeneye – Adrian Lea
Red-throated Diver – Mushaq Ahmad