Wednesday 19th March 2014

Late news 10/3 Tresillian: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 33 Redshank, 28 Curlew, 38 Teal, 34 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, Raven and Great Spotted Woodpecker on the Tresillian River, plus Water Rail and Snipe at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)

Late news 18/3 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 14 Sand Martin. (C Barnard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1f Red-breasted Merganser. (B Field) Also juv Iceland Gull from old station.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 15 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 22 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warblers and 1 Stonechat. (DS Flumm, L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

Chyandour, Penzance: 1 1w m Surf Scoter, which was mobbed by 2 Herring Gull and flew out to sea, plus juv Iceland Gull, drake Eider, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff. (DS Flumm, A Pay & S Maycock – photo)

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Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (L Proctor)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Bottle-nosed Dolphin still. (L Proctor)

Tresillian River: 39 Shelduck, 25 Teal, 8 Little Egret, 10 Curlew, 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Black Tailed Godwit on Tresemple Pool and 3 Siskin at St Clement. (A Nicholson)

Godrevy: 2 (1 juv, 1 2w) Glaucous Gull, with the 2w later on St Gothian Sands LNR. (C Barnard)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Ad & juv Kumlien’s Gull. (M Elliott)

Argal Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

College Reservoir: 9 Sand Martin, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Bullfinch (male), 2 Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

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Snipe, John St Ledger

Gwennap Sewerage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (alongside footpath), 3 Green Sandpiper. 5 Snipe in field opposite stream. (J St Ledger)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 10  Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 3Black-headed Gull, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 12Blue Tit, 4Buzzard, 4 Canada Geese, c50 Carrion Crow, 10 Chaffinch, 3 Cormorant, 100 Curlew, 2 Dunnock, c400 Golden Plover, 20 Goldfinch, 1 Goosander, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 12 Greenshank, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Plover, c100 Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Little Egret, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 15Magpie, 15  Mallard, 30  Mute Swan, c30 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pheasant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, c50 Redshank, 1 Reed Bunting,6 Robin, 30 Rook, 8 Sand Martin, 30 Shelduck, 1 Snipe, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Starling, 1 Whooper Swan, 20 Wigeon, c50 Wood Pigeon and 6 Wren.
(The “Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk” per C Travis)

Pendeen: Juv Glaucous Gull.

Marazion: Juv Glaucous Gull at Red River mouth again.