Thursday 17th March 2022

Thursday 17th March 2022

Pendeen, Lower Boscaswell: Rosy Starling still (A McKechnie)

Siblyback: 2m & 1f Ring-necked Duck (P Kemp)

Walmsley: 1 Bittern, 1 Ring-necked Duck, 4 Barnacle Geese, 2 Sand Martin. (D Dennis)

Newlyn: Adult Kumlien’s Gull Tolcarne rocks 12.00 before moving into harbour and showing well as tide came in ((G Jones).

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3rd winter Caspian Gull on Lelant Saltings. (Birdguides)

Wadebridge, Hawksland Farm: 21 Cattle Egret at 07.30am.(S Grose)

Helston Sewage Works: Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail. (M James)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Willow Tit. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 2f Goosander, 2m Tufted Duck, 1 Coot, 7 Canada Geese, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.( R Mudge)

Bodmin: 1 Swallow (Birdguides)

Housel Bay: 4pr Stonechat, 3 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 1 Raven, 50+ Jackdaw, 22+ Fulmar, 3 Grey Seal in the bay 10.00 – 11.45. (M Webb)

St Ives Island: 3 Purple Sandpiper.( G Jones)

Botallack Mine: Black Redstart (female type) (I Robson, J Fairclough)

Levant Mine: 6 Wheatear. (I Robson, J Fairclough)

Porthgwarra: 3 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

St Gothian Sands NR: 1 male Wheatear, 3 House Martin. (I Hayes)

Helford River, Merthen woods: At least 2 pairs Marsh Tit on feeder. (K Pinch)

Helford River, Pond cottage:15 Shelduck. (K Pinch)

Helford River, Bonallack woods creek: 22 Shelduck.(K Pinch)

Cargreen: 67 Shelduck. 3 Mute Swan. 2 Curlew. 1 Greenshank. 3 Redshank. (N Woods)

Par Harbour: 11 Eider, (9 male, 2 female). C Richards.

Poldhu: 14 Greenfinch (biggest flock seen in decades), Raven, Kestrel, Buzzard (D Peers)

Housel Bay: 6 Gannet, 25 Fulmar, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 4 Stonechat, 7 Grey Seal (S Van Hear)

Tresemple Pool to Tresillian: 24 Shelduck, 3 Greenshank. 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Reed Bunting, (L Sampson).

Resparveth Farm: 1 White Wagtail, 3 Skylark, 2 Linnet, 3 Stock Dove. (L Sampson).

Threemilestone Pied Wagtail, 8 Goldfinches on feeder and Blue Tit nesting in nesting box Private garden. (E. Harris)

Berkeley Cottages Falmouth: 1m Black Redstart (S Van Hear)

Keveral Beach, Seaton: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver. (D Clegg)

late submission 16/3 Walmsley: 2 Spoonbill, Bittern, Bar-tailed Godwit (including summer plumage individual.), Ruff, Black-tailed Godwit. Large numbers of Sand Martin, 3+ singing Chiffchaff. Red-breasted Merganser. 4 Barnacle Goose-(R. Copeland)

Late submission 16/3 Helston Boating Lake: Herring Gull. Colour-ringed bird H30:D 2nd calendar year bird hatched in captivitiy and released on Bull Island Dublin 01/08/2021. (I Robson)

Late submission, 16/3, Crugmeer: Covey of 6 Grey Partridge reported today.(per S Grose)

tdm & dc

Rosy Starling. Alex McKechnie
Rosy Starling. Alex McKechnie
Stonechat. Martin Webb
Dunnock. Martin Webb
Fulmar. Martin Webb
Eider. Clive Richards