Friday 14th March 2014

Late news 13/3, Durgan: 1 Red Kite. (D Phillips)

Marazion Beach: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (JH & K Dalziel)  a different bird from recent sightings at this location. (C Barnard) plus 2 Great Northern Divers offshore. (DK Parker)

Sennen Cove: 1 juv Kumlien’s Gull on shoreline with several hundred other gulls mainly Herring Gulls in a feeding frenzy on the beach. (JH & K Dalziel)

College Reservoir: 2 Sand Martin, 1 f Goldeneye and 1 Kingfisher. (R Hollis & B Heaney)

St Austell: 2 Raven over railway station today. (R Holmes)

Penryn River: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 25 Redshank, 8 Turnstone, 2 Shelduck, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Little Egret and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Long Rock: 4 (1ad, 3 2w) Mediterranean Gull. Offshore 2 Black-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver. (C Barnard)

Penzance, Eastern Green: 1m Wheatear. Chyandour: 1m Surf Scoter still present.  (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:   4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 39 Teal, 10 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 13 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Snipe, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff (in song), 1 Wheatear, 31 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail and 4 Stonechat. (DK Parker) plus 3 Sand Martin. (C Barnard)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1 Golden Plover and a steady passage of Chiffchaffs all day. (A Hartley)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Jack Snipe. (V Stratton)

Par beach pool: 3 Sand Martin.

Kenidjack sewerage works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still.

Bude: 1 Wheatear.

Bodmin Moor, Ninestones: 1 Siskin, 3 Bullfinch, c10 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Buzzard and 1 Kestrel. (MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor & T Mills)

Golitha Falls NNR: 2 Treecreeper, 6 Coal Tit, 2 Great Tit, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Long-tailed Tit and 4 Blue Tit.  (MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor & T Mills)

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