Wednesday 5th March 2014

Ponsanooth Sewerage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still present this morning, also at least 5 Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Gwennap Sewerage Works: Yellow- browed Warbler still present this afternoon, also two Green Sandpiper. (M Grantham)

Penstraze, Chacewater: 14 Common Buzzard. (R Loader)

Godrevy:  1 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver,  50+ Oystercatcher, 2 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Glaucous Gull.   (T & M Hasdell)

Penzance, Promenade: 1 ad Glaucous Gull this evening. (T Mills) Off Railway Station: 1 Surf Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver. (M Elliot) Jubillee Pool: Purple Sandpiper. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_PurpleSandpiper_050314Purple Sandpipers, Simon Maycock 

 Millbrook Lake: 17 Teal, 2 Greenshank, 19 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin and c100 Linnet roosting. (B Taggart)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 3 hybrid goose, 21 Teal, 14 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 15 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Bittern, 18 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff and 3 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Skewjack Farm: 2 Canada Geese of one of the smaller races reported this morning. (B Mellow)

Roseland Peninsula, Nare Head: 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 4 Fulmar, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Dunnock, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 4 Cormorant and 2 Shag. (R & R Nicholls)

Newquay, Holywell: 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Oystercatcher, 30++ Fulmar, 1 Buzzard and 3 Cormorant. (R & R Nicholls)

Torpoint: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff on Marine Drive and 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. 

Falmouth, off Falmouth Hotel: 45+ Divers (mostly Black-throated in a loose raft), 1 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 13  Bar-tailed Godwit, 20  Blackbird, c50  Black-headed Gull, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 20   Blue Tit, 8   Buzzard, c50 Carrion Crow, 12 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Cormorant, 50 Curlew, c500 Dunlin, 12 Dunnock, 3 Goldcrest, 40 Golden Plover, 15 Goldfinch, 2 Goosander, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 1 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, 35 Grey Plover, c50 Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 12 Jackdaw, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 18 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 10    Magpie, 20  Mallard, 25  Mute Swan, c50 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pheasant, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, 3 Red- legged Partridge, c50 Redshank, 3 Reed Bunting, 15 Ringed Plover, 12 Robin, 20 Rook, 50 Shelduck, 4 Snipe, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, 10 Starling, 1 Whooper Swan, 10 Wigeon, c20 Wood Pigeon and 3 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk” per C Travis)

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