Wednesday 29th March 2023

Wednesday 29th March 2023

Porthilly Point: 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Skylark, 2 Raven over, 1 Kestrel, 9 Linnet, 16 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Blable Gate/St Jidgey nr Wadebridge: 49 Cattle Egret (in 2 loose flocks).(S Grose)

Blackacre Nurseries: 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit.(S Grose)

Downderry:  1 Mediterranean Gull and 4 Sandwich Tern early afternoon.  (A Payne)

Stithians Reservoir: 9 Reed Bunting, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow, 10+ Sand Martin, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 6 Teal, 2 Canada Geese (1 sat on eggs), 1 Grey Heron. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Longrock Pool: 80 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 1 House Martin. (J Overfield)

Porthgwarra (1345 – 1600): 6500+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Puffin, 19 Sandwich Tern. (J Overfield, M Elliott)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: sub-ad Iceland Gull (not recent 4cy), 3cy Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Swallow, 6 Goosander. (M Elliott)

Towan Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern, 8 Kittiwake. (T Farr)

Godrevy: 40 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, fem Wheatear, 1 Sandwich Tern. (R Wilkins)

Lanreath, Lethytep: 20 Sand Martin. (P Hambly)

Par beach pool: 70+ Sand Martin again. (R Hampshire) Also 2 Swallow, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Tufted Duck, plus 2 Ringed Plover and 3 Oystercatcher on the beach. (A Nicholson)

Wadebridge: 26 active rook nests in behind Wadebridge primary school. Also 1 Blackbird feeding young in a Holly Bush. (R Hughes)

Ladock: 2 Swallow. (M Broadbent, L Stoppard, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Spoonbill. (M Broadbent, L Stoppard, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

St Anthony’s Head: 1 Puffin, 3 Great Northern Diver, 4 Sandwich Tern, c500 Manx Shearwater. (M Broadbent, L Stoppard, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Portscatho: 8 Sandwich Tern. (M Broadbent, L Stoppard, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 7 Canada goose, 14 Mute swan, 25 Shelduck, 6 Wigeon, 4 Mallard, 2 Red-legged partridge, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared dove, 45 Oystercatcher, 11 Grey plover, 35 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed godwit, 8 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 12 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, c.50 Black-headed gull, 8 Great black-backed gull, 65 Herring gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 5 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 1 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 3 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 14 Carrion crow, 5 Blue tit, 2 Great tit, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch (M Scawen et al.).

Ruan Lanihorne: Spoonbill reported.

Tolcarne: juv Glaucous Gull reported still on beach.

Late news, 28/3, Penzance: 2 Black Redstart on promenade

Late news, 28/3, Par Beach Pool: 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Chiffchaff, plus 5 Turnstone on the beach. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 27/3, Castle An Dinas: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Stonechat. (A Nicholson)

Jay, Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting, Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting & House Sparrow, Adrian Lea