Thursday 28th March 2024

Thursday 28th March 2024

Mousehole (0730-0915): c7,000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 5 Puffin, c40 Fulmar, c50 Kittiwake, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter. Also ad Kumlien’s Gull on St Clement’s Isle. (R Veal)

Tehidy, North Cliffs: 3rd-winter Kumlien’s Gull. (Birdguides)

Newlyn: 2 Sandwich Tern. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 1 House Martin, 3 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin, 2 Willow Warbler, male Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 6 Great Crested Grebe. (R Veal)

Lower Tamar Lake: 7 Goosander 1m 6f, 2 Canada Geese, 1m Tufted Duck, 6 Great Black-backed Gulls, 5 Sand Martin, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Treecreeper, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Moorhen, 1 Wren, all seen from the hide. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: summer plumage Cattle Egret on Ryan’s Field at 0900hrs. Also Spoonbill on main Estuary. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Hayle Estuary, Copperhouse Creek: Juvenile Iceland Gull. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Great White Egret, Spoonbill, 2 Swallow, 60+ Sand Martins, 1 House Martin, 1 Ruff, 2 Wigeon, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 112 Black-tailed Godwits, 6 Little Egrets, 4 Little Grebe. Also Gadwall, Shoveler, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Teal, Mallard, Cormorant, Moorhen, 2 Stonechat. ( Cornwall Birdwatching Tours, P Davies)

Tokenbury Pensilva Private land: 1 Swallow 08-30hrs. (R Lucas)

East Pentire: 1 Great Skua, 50+ Manx Shearwater,  2 Common Scoter, 1 Med Gull late pm. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 8+ Mallard – 1 f with chick. ( J St Ledger)

Hayle RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Cattle Egret, 4 Shelduck, 9 Teal, 19 Canada Geese, 1 Kestrel, 2 Little Egret. (S Murnan).

Pennard, Polmorla stream: 1 Grey Wagtail, in stream on stones. . (T Nightingale)

Late submission 27/03 Par Beach Pool: 10 Sand Martin, 6 Tufted Duck (4m, 2f), 1 Grey Heron, 1 Chiffchaff. Also 3 Gannet out to sea, plus several hundred Herring Gull. (A Nicholson)

Late submission 26/03 Par Beach Pool: 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Snipe. (A Nicholson)

Late submission 24/03 Devoran Quay: (14.24-15.25 incoming tide), 13 Oystercatcher, 16 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 3 Black tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 1 Bar tailed Godwit, 19 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 16 Mute Swan. (A Nicholson)

DC

 

Cattle Egret. Steve Murman
Teal. Steve Murman
Shelduck. Steve Murman
Great White Egret. Paul Davis
Spoonbill. Paul Davis
Teal. Paul Davis
Mallard with duckling. John St Ledger