Tuesday 5th March 2024

Tuesday 5th March 2024

Perranaworthal: 1 Egyptian Goose still. (T Wilson, S Rogers)

Loe Beach: 1 juv Surf Scoter and 1 m Long-tailed Duck. (RBA)

Lelant Saltings: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull. (RBA)

Lizard: 1 juv Kumlien’s Gull at Lizard Point. (RBA)

Porthpean: 1 2nd cal Iceland Gull late afternoon. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary, Wadebridge (members only): 2 Spoonbill, 5 Pintail (1 m), 1 Greylag Goose, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Marsh Harrier (1 m), 1 Sparrowhawk (1 m), 3 Buzzard, 1 Lapwing. (D Wilson)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 m Greater Scaup, 1 m Goosander, 1 f Goldeneye and 2 Great Crested Grebe in courtship display. (S Hinkley, D Peers).  Also, Stithians Reservoir Stuart Hutchins Hide: 1m Goosander, 2m Scaup, 1f Goldeneye, 3 (2m 1f) Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard over. Feeder Hide: 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 (3m 1f) Reed Bunting, 3 (1m 2f) Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 1f Blackbird, 2 Canada Goose 13.15 – 14.00. (M Webb)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Long tailed Duck, 1 Tawny Owl heard, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 11 Great crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Falmouth to Swanpool to Maenporth (3pm to 6pm): 1 Red-necked Grebe (Pennance Point), 2 Common Scoter m&f, 2 Guillemot (both Maenporth), 2 Stonechat, 4 Gannet, 12 Turnstone, 30 Shag, 4 Cormorant, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 150 Herring Gulls, 30 Common Dolphin in 3 pods off Pennance point, 4 Grey Seal, 2 Rabbit. (R Beesly)

Wadebridge, Porthilly Farm: 42 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Millbrook: 16 Cattle Egret along Radford Lane. (B Taggart)

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 9 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 5 Dark-bellied Brent Goose and 3+ Great Crested Grebe. (K Pellow)

Portwrinkle: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver (sp), 3 Common Scoter, 2 Kittiwake, 4+ Rock Pipit. (K Pellow)

Wadebridge: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Redshank behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Gunwalloe, Church Cove: 2 Common Snipe, 3 Moorhen, f Reed Bunting in Tamarisk by church, 1 m Kestrel, 2 Wren, pr Stonechat – fem collecting nesting material, pr Mallard on flood water on golf course. (S Chandler)

Praa Sands: Flock of 10+ Greenfinch in willow around wetland with male birds in display flight activity, 1 pair mating, 6 Redwing in pasture, 1 Raven with croaking call over, 10 Great Northern Diver offshore in a group, 1 Chiffchaff in private garden. (J Evans)

Lanhydrock: 4 Brambling, 20 Chaffinch, 20 Siskin, 10 Nuthatch, 3 Treecreeper, 3 Marsh Tit, 3 Mistle Thrush, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker. (D Eva)

Leball Wood: pair of Raven nesting. (D Eva)

Ednovean Farm, Perranuthnoe: 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Magpie, 15 Goldfinch, 11 Pied Wagtail, pair Stonechat. (P K Bray)

Crantock Beach to Holywell Bay (10am to 1pm): 1 Raven, 2 Chough, Rock Pipit, 16 Stonechat, 12 Meadow Pipit, 30 Linnet, 18 Skylark, 70+ Fulmar, Little Egret, 4 Gannet, 15 Shag, 10 Common Gull, 150 Herring Gull, 5 Black Headed Gull, 100 Lesser Black Backed Gulls, 3 Common Buzzard, 4 Kestrel, 50 Jackdaw, 20 Magpie and 50+ Grey Seal. (R Beesly)

Gunwalloe, Loe Bar: 5 Skylark, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven and 1 Stoat. (D Roberts, R Dennington)

Crowdy Res: 4 Goosander, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Tufted Duck. 11+ Teal.  (B Craven)

Late submission, 5/3, St Clements Isle, Mousehole: 1 prob 2 cal American Herring Gull. (M Elliot)

TJW

 

 

Greater Scaup – Sandra Hinckley
Goosander and Goldeneye – Sandra Hinckley
Spoonbill – Darren Wilson
Pintail – Darren Wilson
Tufted Duck – Darren Wilson
Sparrowhawk – Darren Wilson
Goosander – Martin Webb
Scaup and Tufted Duck – Martin Webb
Goldeneye – Martin Webb