Tuesday 14th March 2023

Tuesday 14th March 2023

Holywell Bay, The Kelseys: 1 Isabelline Wheatear, 1 Northern Wheatear, 4 Fulmar, 3 Gannet, 1 Stoat, 6 Grey Seals. (J & J Elvin)

Cot Valley: 2 Little Bunting still present in stubble fields. (N Wheatley)

Metherell: 1 Little Bunting still present but elusive. (L Roberts)

Helston: 1 f Ring-necked Duck on boating lake. (RBA)

Pendeen: 1 Black Guillemot (sp), 3 Sooty Sheartwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 500+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 11 Red/Black-Throated Diver, 2 Puffin, 1 Little Auk, 54 Common Scoter (all male). (S Rogers, D Parker, P Clement, P Combridge).  Also, juv Glaucous Gull. (P Combridge)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Ring-billed Gull (ad + 2w), 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (ad), 1 Cattle Egret. (M Elliott).  Also, 1 Swallow over.

St Agnes Head: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 72 Manx Shearwater, 1 Black-throated Diver, 35 Common Scoter and 48 Shag W. (G Lawlor).  Also, 1 Sand Martin over and 1 Red-throated Diver on sea. (T Wilson)

Tolcarne: 1 Iceland Gull on beach. (RBA)

Blable Gate nr Wadebridge: 42 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Black Redstart. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 1 m Black Redstart at NCI lookout. (RBA).  Also, 2 Sandwich Terns in bay.

Towan Beach, Porth:  5 Sandwich Terns diving/feeding, 1 Skylark. (P Pearson)

Towan to Portscatho (11:30 to 1:00): 5 Sandwich Tern, 16 Skylark. (I & C Sowerby)

Wadebridge, Guineaport: 2 Sand Martins and 2 Common Sandpipers. (W Delacour)

College Reservoir: 2 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin and Gadwall. (F Hutchinson).  Also, in evening, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Kingfisher. (F Hutchinson, M Broadbent)

Godrevy Warren: 1 Swallow. (P Brinton)

Boscathnoe: 1 Sand Martin. (P St Pierre)

St Merryn: 2 Swallow and 1 House Martin over  fishing lakes. (R Hughes)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Gadwall (m). (A McKechnie)

Rock: 1 Green Woodpecker in a private garden. (S Grose)

Penryn Cricket Club: 2 Mistle Thrush. (F Hutchinson, M Broadbent)

Porthgwarra: Rooks, Jackdaws, Carrion Crows all on overhead wires near top farm, Buzzard, Chaffinch m, Dunnock (heard), Robin, House Sparrow group. (M Claughton)

Carn Barra: 20+ Shag in 3 hours, inc 1 flying back to rock gully (from which others had already exited) with green nest material in bill, 2 Gannet (1 fishing), Fulmar, 5 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black Backed gull, 3 Great Black Backed Full, 2 Raven, Jackdaws, Grey Seal, Rock Pipit. (M Claughton)

Drift Reservoir 09.30 – 10.45: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 (3m 1f) Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, 76 Canada Goose, 3 Buzzard over, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Robin, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Dunnock, 2 Magpie. (M Webb)

Hayle Black Bridge 12.25 – 12.45: 2 Greenshank, 8 Redshank, 12 (6m 6f) Teal, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Robin. (M Webb)

Pandora Inn to Restronguet Weir: 24 Mute Swans. (K Dalziel)

Late submission. 13/3, St Loy: 1 Glaucous Gull flew west. (RBA)


Gadwall – Alex McKechnie
Skylark – Ian Sowerby
Pied Wagtail – Ian Sowerby
Stonechat – Ian Sowerby
Tufted Duck – Martin Webb
Teal – Martin Webb
Greenshank – Martin Webb