Sunday 9th March 2014

Argal Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Goldeneye, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper and 1 Treecreeper. (D Eva)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 4 Green Sandpiper. (D Eva)

Windmill Farm: 1 Tawny Owl and 2 Snipe also 3 Adders. (D Wright)

Nanquidno:  6 Chough feeding in field, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker heard and 1 Mistle Thrush. (B Toms)

Lands End: 1 Red-throated Diver offshore towards Longships. (P&H Taylor)

Brew Sewerage Works: 2 Mediterranean Gull.  (P&H Taylor)

St Ives: 1 Kestrel and 1 f Black Redstart on car park side of Island, 1 Great Northern Diver seen from pier, 17 Turnstone on Lambeth Walk and 15 Turnstone on Wharf Rd. (D Jenkins)

Torpoint Ferry slipway: 2 Great Northern Diver in summer plumage. (D Courtnell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 3 hybrid goose, 1 Shelduck, 16 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 15 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 18 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 4 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 3 Sand Martin west, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Reed Bunting, 8 Pied Wagtail and 2+ Stonechat. (DK Parker, L Proctor, J Parker,B Toms & T Flumm)

Trevail Valley: 60+ Meadow Pipit, 14 Pied Wagtail and 2 White Wagtail. (V Stratton)

Wicca Cove: 26 Fulmar on territory (one of the earliest breeding sites in Cornwall having bred here for over 70 years). (V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill: 21 Golden Plover, 20+ Meadow Pipit and 6 Linnet. (V Stratton)

Falmouth, off Tunnel Beach: 1 Little Auk, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (J St Ledger) plus 1 Razorbill and 1 Great Northern Diver.  Swanpool: 15 Fulmar on or above cliffs towards Sunny Cove, 1 Goldcrest, Shags and Black-headed Gulls.

Polgigga: 6 Sand Martin. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Iceland Gull. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Plus 1 Black-throated Diver in Carnsew Basin and 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull on the estuary.

Penzance, off Railway Station: 1 m Surf Scoter. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Battery Rocks: 1 m Eider. (S Williams)

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Eider, Sam Williams

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup still.

Tregantle: 2 Wheatear.

Camel Estuary, Old Town Cove: 1 Greenshank (ringed in Ythan Est). (D Julian)

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