Thursday 30th March 2023

Thursday 30th March 2023

Helston Boating Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck. (Birdguides)

St Ives: Alpine Swift over Tate and Porthmeor this afternoon (J Machin)

Metherell: Little Bunting, 1Brambling, 3 Stock Dove, Reed Bunting, 1 Robin, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Dunnock, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard.  (L Roberts, J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon))

Newlyn/Sandy Cove: 1 Alpine Swift, lingering between Newlyn south pier and the quarry 14:00-14:20. (L Proctor)

Penzance: Alpine Swift over harbour before passing over over Lidden Crescent towards Newlyn at 7.25am. (per T Mills)

Portscatho: 2 Great Northern Diver, 15 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (T Farr)

Newquay boating Lake. 1 Little Egret. 1 Coot. (R Hughes)

Downderry: moving west, 0715-0840, were 24 Gannet, 3 Fulmar, 10 auks, 6 Common Gull and 12 Sandwich Tern. Also 3 Common Scoter east and a Great Northern Diver. (A Payne)

Wacker Quay: 2 Great Tits, 27 Shelduck, 101 Teal, 10 mallard, 3 Little Egret, 2 Great black backed Gulls, 10 Oyster Catchers, 200+ Herring gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 14 Cattle Egret, 1 Pheasant, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon)

St John’s Lake: 5 Little Egret, 2 Rooks, 1Chiffchaff, 1Robin, 16 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 50+Herring Gull, 4 Carrion Crow. (J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon)

Torpoint: 1 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Oyster Catchers, 1 Little Egret, 5 Carrion Crows, 70 Herring Gulls, 1Cormorant, 3 Great Black backed gulls, 15 House Sparrows, 2 Magpie, 1 Great Tit, 1 Skylark. (J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon)

Millbrook: 6 Cormorant, 7 Jackdaws, 9 Wood Pigeon, 7 Canada Geese, c50 Herring Gull, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Wren, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Moorhen, 25 Mallard, 1 Robin, 4 Jackdaw, 3 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret, 14 Oyster Catchers, 25 Shelduck, 2 Greenshank.(J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon)

Rame Head: 1 Stonechat, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Yellow Hammer, 1 Kestrel, 1 Wheatear, 2 Wood Pigeon, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Skylark. (J.Goodair, D. Sharp, A. Langdon)

Hayle Towans: c2 Sandwich Tern in St Ives Bay 12:45 -13:45. (I Grindle)

Stithians Lake Feeder Hide: 8 reed bunting, 1 chiffchaff seen (many heard), 2 (m&f) great spotted woodpecker, 2 long tailed tit. Canada goose nest now almost submerged but still incubating. (A Lea)

Trerice Manor, formal garden: Pairs of Greenfinch, Robin, Blue tit and Great Tit all actively nest building. (S Ashby)

Porthbean Beach: 8 Sandwich Tern (S Gibson)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Cormorant , 4 Coot ,1 summer Great Crested Grebe , 2 Little Grebe , 17 Tufted Duck, 65+ Sand Martin , 3 Swallow , 10 singing Chiffchaff , 2 singing Willow Warbler, 4 Siskin, 1 m Reed Bunting. (K Pellow)

The Rumps/Pentire Head: Large numbers of Manx Shearwater flying west at 11am; 4 Shag; 6 Gannet; 6 Guillemot; 1 Kestrel; 3 Sand Martin; 2 Wheatear; 2 Atlantic Grey Seal. (S. Marquis)

St Clement: 20 Black tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Siskin, Blackbird nest ( D Eva )

Kingsmill Lake: 1 3CY/2w Yellow-legged Gull, 3x 1w Mediterranean Gulls, 30 Bar-tailed Godwit, 56 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 40 Shelduck & 57 Teal (P Kemp)

Walmsley: Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, 1 drake Pintail. (S Lilley)

Late submission 29/03 Metherell: Male Little Bunting still present at Clampits. (S Hopper)

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Kestrel. Steve Lilley
Alpine Swift. Linton Proctor
Chiffchaff. Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting. Adrian Lea
Great Spotted Woodpecker (male). Adrian Lea
Great Spotted Woodpecker (female). Adrian Lea
Little Egret. R Hughes