Thursday 9th March 2023

Thursday 9th March 2023

Metherell: 1 Little Bunting, though elusive. Also Firecrest. (A Davey)

Egloskerry: Up to 4 Stock Dove in private garden. (S Wallace)

Trelissick: 30+ Redwings feeding on worms in unused car park at Trelissick NT. (K Dalziel, J Hawkey)

Downderry: 0705-0825, moving west. 1 Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 34 Gannet and a Sandwich Tern. Inshore 3 Mediterranean Gull and at least 25 Common Gull. (A Payne)

Lizard Point: 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 11 Puffin, ca20 Manx Shearwater (7.45 – 9.45), 38 Manx Shearwater, 12 Puffin pm. (D Collins, R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: 1 Sandwich Tern, 4 Puffin, 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 106 Manx Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter (0810-1025)(N R Rogers)

Higher Bojewyan Pendeen: 4 Cattle Egret this afternoon. (R Gore)

Pennance Point: (14:30-16:30) 7 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 7 Mediterranean Gull. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius, C Foote, T Weston, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Penzance Jubilee Pool 10.30 – 10.45: 82 Sanderling, 9 Turnstone, 1 Dunlin, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Seal. (M Webb)

Devoran Quay to Point: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Greenshank, 2 pairs Red-breasted Merganser, 53 Common Gull. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Penzance, Lidden Crescent: 1 f Black Redstart in my and neighbour’s garden for its fourth day. (T Mills)

Lower Tamar Lake: Up to 17 Willow Tit found in recent survey. (R Mudge)

Late submission 08/03 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Cattle Egrets, then flew off north, 10.25. (P. Mayer.)

Late submission 08/03 College reservoir: No sign of Scaup or House martins though the latter could be still present in the sheltered areas of the reservoir. However, 42 Tufted duck (26M 16F), 12 Wigeon (5M 7F), 7 Mallard (6M F), Goldeneye (1styF), 5 Teal (2M 3F), Shoveler (M), 52 Canada geese, 5 Great-crested grebe, Moorhen, 41 Coot, Kingfisher, Chiffchaff, Firecrest and a Woodcock crossed the lake (T Weston).

Late submission 08/03 Treraven Meadows: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper ,8 Lapwing, 7 Shelduck, 44 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 3 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Buzzard,
Also of interest,what initially sounded like a flock of starling was in fact over 200 Redwing high in the canopy vocalising.(S Grose)


Spotted Redshank. John St Ledger
Common Gull. John St Ledger
Sanderling. Martin Webb
Sanderling. Martin Webb
Turnstone. Martin Webb
Dunlin & Turnstone. Martin Webb
Oystercatcher. Martin Webb
Redwing. Kate Dalziel
Stock Doves. Sharyn Wallace