Thursday 13th March 2014

Late news, 12/3, Carrick Roads: 36 Black-necked Grebe, mostly sum plum, with some displaying. (S Croft)

Late news, 12/3, Buttermilk Hill: 1 Ring Ouzel male, 2 Wheatear males and 40 plus Meadow Pipit. (V Stratton)

Late news, 12/3, Foage Valley, Zennor: 1 Hen Harrier  (ring-tail). (V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill: 4 Black Redstarts (all female/immature), 3 Wheatear (males), 70 plus Meadow Pipit, a flock of 8 Song Thrushes which flew high out to sea, 42 Golden Plovers at roost, Ravens and Buzzards displaying. (V Stratton)

St Tudy: 1 singing Chiffchaff. (D Ricketts)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 10 Teal, 5 Mallard, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 5 Pied Wagtail and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Trebehor, Polgigga: 1 Hoopoe this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Trethewey, Polgigga: 1 Hoopoe this evening.

Penzance, off Railway Station: 1 Surf Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 pair Great Crested Grebe. (P Martin)

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