Thursday 7th March 2024

Thursday 7th March 2024

 

Downderry: (0705-0820) a young White-tailed Eagle flew east over the village at 0825, annoying all the local Herring Gulls, 102 Gannet west,16 Common Scoter, 4 Red-throated Diver east. Also 4 Razorbill and a Guillemot . 21 Common Gull east mid-afternoon. (A Payne)

Cape Cornwall: Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff. (A Tilt/Twitter)

Crugmeer/Hawkers Cove: 3 Grey Partridge, 17 Yellowhammer, 53 Meadow Pipit, 13 Skylark, 13 Linnet, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 3 Raven, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Water Rail, 7 Pheasant, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel,1 Grey Heron, 13 Lesser Black backed Gull,17 Canada Goose,  23 House Sparrow.(S Grose)

Davidstow area: 4 Mistle Thrush, 4 Buzzards, c200 Starlings , 2 Stonechat , 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Raven , lots mixed corvids , 7 Great Black- backed Gulls , 1 Grey Heron , 1 Kestrel. (D Dennis)

Helford Estuary: 162 Mediterranean Gull, 98 Kittiwake, 10 Common Gull, 18 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert)

St Gothian Sands LNR 10.45 – 11.10: 1m Northern Pintail, 18 Teal, 6 (3m 3f) Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 6 Canada Goose, 2 Snipe,6 Hirundines in off the sea. (M Webb)

Hayle Black Bridge 11.30 – 11.40: 1 Greenshank, 2 m&f Shelduck, 3 Canada Goose. (M Webb)

Gluvian, near St Columb Major: 1 Robin, 2 Buzzard, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Jackdaw, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Firecrest, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Wren. (C & G Horsley)

Bosigran: 1 male Wheatear. (P St Pierre)

College Reservoir: 1 singing Chiffchaff (S Van Hear)

Skewjack: Ad Iceland Gull & 3 White Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: Black Redstart. (M Wallace)

Bude Marshes: 1 Grey Heron, 28 Canada Geese, 21 Moorhen, 4 Shelduck, 12 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 3 Teal, 1 Hybrid duck, 6 Mallard, 12 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, Group of 60+ Linnet, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Raven. (N Bastin).

Maer Lake: 8 Moorhen, 4 Shelduck, 6 Wigeon, 12 teal, 5 Mallard, 3 Curlew, 12 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 27 Black-Headed Gull, (N Bastin).

Marazion Marsh: f Marsh Harrier at east end, 5 Grey Heron, 14 Canada Geese, 4 Teal, Coot, 6 Wood Pigeon, 2 Stonechat, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 8 Linnet, 2 Meadow Pipit, Wren, Robin, 2 Carrion Crow, Raven, plus 4 Pied Wagtail and 8 Curlew on horse paddock (S.Cox).

Marazion, Longrock Pool: 2 Mute Swan, Cetti’s Warbler (S.Cox).

Late submission (6/3/24) Ruan Lanihorne (16.15 – 17.05): 4 Goosander (f), c1,000 Golden Plover, 52 Dunlin, 7 Curlew, 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 8 Common Gull, 24 Wigeon, 14 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret. (A Nicholson)

Late submission 5/3/24 Tresillian to St Clement (14.55-16.55): 1 Common Sandpiper, 29 Redshank, 15 Curlew, 6 Greenshank, 4 Black tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 3 Dunlin, 32 Teal, 35 Shelduck, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey heron, 1 Cormorant. (A Nicholson)

DC

Marsh Harrier, Steve Cox
Hybrid duck. Nigel Bastin
Linnet. Nigel Bastin
Linnet. Nigel Bastin
Curlew. Nigel Bastin
Pintail Martin Webb
Pintail, Snipe, Teal Martin Webb
Tufted Duck Martin Webb
Little Grebe Martin Webb
Greenshank Martin Webb
Bude Marshes. Nigel Bastin
Bude Marshes. Nigel Bastin