Wednesday 16th March 2022

Wednesday 16th March 2022

Newlyn Harbour: ad Kumlien’s Gull still. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron nests, 2 pairs Stonechat (one nest-building), 1 Sand Martin, 1 Water Rail, 9 Teal, 60 Canada Geese, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Linnet, 1 male Goosander in flight, 3 Reed Bunting. (V Lea)

Marazion beach: 6 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Turnstones, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Common Gull, 20 Herring gull, 6 Black-headed Gull and 6 Pied Wagtail (V. Lea)

Porthgwarra: fem Ring Ouzel still. (M Wallace, N Rogers) Also 1 Wheatear. (M Wallace) Also 1 Chiffchaff (singing male in car park), 12 Puffin (west, 0945-1045). (N R Rogers)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3w Caspian Gull, ad Ring-billed Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott) Ryan’s Field: 60+ Redshank, 8 Teal, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 4 Canada Geese, 25 Curlew (J Dobbyn) Also 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 18 Redshank, 32 Curlew, 8 (5m 3f) Teal 16.30 – 17.00. (M Webb)

St Austell Bay: 20 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 7 Eider, 1 Great crested Grebe, 1 3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull, 1 colour ringed Great Black Backed Gull (white ring, red letters L:BV6). (B Bosisto)

Par Docks: 2 Chiffchaff , 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Tifted Duck, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Little Grebe. (B Bosisto)

Par Beach: 2 Scandinavian Rock Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Pentewan: 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver (summer plumage), 90 Common Gull. (B Bosisto)

Downderry: the Black Redstart again on same building. Offshore, 11 Great Northern Divers on sea and 4 Common Scoters east. (A Payne)

St Gothian (near NT car park): 3 Sand Martins, 2 Skylark. (S Ford)

Helston Loe Pool: 2 Jay, 3 Goosander and Red-throated Diver on seaward end from Loe Bar. (I Robson, J Fairclough)

Coronation Park Boating Lake: 1 Grey Wagtail. (I Robson, J Fairclough)

Longrock: 3 Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1pr Tufted Duck, 2pr Mallard, 3 Coot, 35 Canada Geese, 1 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron. (M Webb)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool area: 16 Purple Sandpiper, 43 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone (V Lea, L Bacon)

Mousehole Harbour: 2cy Glaucous Gull. (V Lea, L Bacon)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 3 Canada goose, 9 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan, 9 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 26 Wood pigeon, 2 Collared dove, 15 Oystercatcher, 15 Curlew, 31 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Common sandpiper, 11 Redshank, 24 Black-headed gull, 9 Great black-backed gull, 150 Herring gull, 6 Lesser black-backed gull, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 6 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 45 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 2 Blue tit, 1 Great tit, 4 Skylark, 2 Long-tailed tit, 2 Wren, 5 Starling, 6 Blackbird, 1 Song thrush, 2 Robin, 6 House sparrow, 5 Dunnock, 2 Pied wagtail, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch (M Scawen et al.)

College Reservoir: fem Scaup reported still.

Late submission, 15/3, Lower Boscaswell: Rosy Starling still present (P Combridge)

Late submission, 15/3, Pendeen: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Merlin, 1 Swallow (P Combridge)

Late submission, 15/3, Boscathnoe: 8 Sand Martin. (T Twiggs)

Ring Ouzel, Nigel Rogers
Ring Ouzel, Nigel Rogers
Great White Egret, Martin Webb
Great White Egret, Jeremy Dobbyn
Black-necked Grebe, Martin Webb
Black-necked Grebe, Martin Webb
Purple Sandpiper, Vince Lea
Glaucous Gull, Vince Lea