Wednesday 13th March 2024

Wednesday 13th March 2024

Loe Beach: 1 Surf Scoter close in shore. (R Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB; Ryan’s Field 14.55 – 16.05: 1 Danish-ringed juvenile Spoonbill V463, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 4 (2m 2f) Shelduck, 14 (7m 7f) Teal, 8 Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret. (M Webb) 2 adult Yellow Legged gulls in mutual display with a third winter attempting to intervene,the 2cy Kumlien’s Gull also present. (J Croft)

Stithians Lake; Stuart Hutchings Hide: 2 (m) Scaup, 1 (f) Goldeneye, 1 pr Great Crested Grebe.(A Lea)

Stithians Lake; Feeder Hide: 2 (m&f) Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 (m) Reed Bunting, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 1 Jay. (A Lea)

Porthgwarra: 25 Puffin, 36 Manx Shearwater (west, 0820-1000). (N R Rogers)

Pawton Shooting Estate, near Wadebridge: 14 Woodpigeon, 9 Blue Tit, 10 Robin, 5 House Sparrow, 5 Blackbird, 3 Wren, 2 Coal Tit, 16 Chaffinch, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Great Tit, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Dunnock, 3 Jay, 1 Magpie, 3 Buzzard, 10 Carrion Crow, 6 Herring Gull, 6 Raven, 1 Pheasant, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Roe Deer, 2 Hare. (C & G Horsley)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 8 Mute swan, 28 Shelduck, 22 Wigeon, 4 Mallard, 12 Wood pigeon, 3 Collared dove, 80 Oystercatcher, c.800 Golden plover, 8 Grey plover, 4 Ringed plover, 18 Curlew, 65 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Knot, 55 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Common sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 35 Black-headed gull, 30 Great black-backed gull, 70 Herring gull, 8 Lesser black-backed gull, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 12 Little egret, 4 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 8 Rook, 35 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 2 Starling, 5 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 4 House sparrow, 3 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Coot, 12 Mallard, 2 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 15 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black backed Gull, 2 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Jackdaw, 4 Carrion Crow, 3 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Long tailed duck, 2 Magpie, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Chaffinch. (Lostwithiel U3A Bird Group – J.Goodair)

Moditonham Quay: 12 Cattle Egret to roost. (K Pellow)

Par, beach pool: 7 Sand Martin feeding over pool, 5 (4m)Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe. ( R Hampshire)

Downderry: 2 Common Scoter, 367 Gannet, 13 Common Gull,  a Mediterranean Gull and a Kittiwake west, 0705-0815. (A Payne)

River Fowey- St. Winnow to Great Wood : 2 Cormorant; 23 Little Egret; 1 Grey Heron; 2 Canada Geese; 21 Shelduck; 8 Mallard;  2 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk;  8 Curlew; 7 Redshank; 2 Greenshank; 2 Common Gull; 8 Great Black-backed Gull; 21 Lesser Black-backed Gull; Herring Gull; Black-headed Gull;  Woodpigeon; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2 Wren; 4 Robin; 1 Dunnock; 2 Blackbird; 1 Blue Tit; 1 Coal Tit; 4 Goldfinch; 2 Chaffinch; 2 Greenfinch; Crows; Jackdaws. (A. Parker)
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Juvenile Spoonbill – Martin Webb
Great Crested Grebe’s – Jasmina Goodair
Pale-bellied Brent Goose – Martin Webb
Female Goldeneye – Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting – Adrian Lea