Sunday 23rd March 2014

Drift Reservoir (members only):  c80 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Flumm & S Maycock)

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Green Sandpiper, Simon Maycock

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Great Crested Grebe, Simon Maycock

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Sand Martin, Simon Maycock

Sancreed:  1 juv Kumlien’s Gull in roadside grass field with Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls at entrance to Treganhoe Farm. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: 2  Sandwich Tern. (M Jones & C.Barnard).

Newlyn harbour: 1 juv Glaucous Gull following fishing boat. (M Jones)

Sennen: SMaycock_SandMartin_230314 1 f. Merlin. (C Barnard)

Kennall Vale. Nr. Stithians:  1 Dipper.  (M.Whetman)

Foage Valley, Zennor: 3 Chiffchaff (first here for the year). (V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill: 75 Golden Plover with many in full breeding plumage and 1 Redwing. (V Stratton)

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Golden Plover, Viv Stratton

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 1 Shelduck, 15 Teal, 9 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 13 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 9 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 3 Raven, c30 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 4 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Stonechats. (DK Parker, JD Swann, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Lanyon: 1 Barn Owl flew across the road. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: Hooded Crow by the duck pond. (M Wallace)

Falmouth, off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Black-throated Diver (1 in summer plumage), 7 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger)

Penzance, Chyandour: 2 Black-throated Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Longrock beach: 1 m Surf Scoter still and 1 ad Kumlein’s Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Andrew’s Pool: 1 Osprey.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Glaucous Gull and 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Devoran: 1 Osprey

Levant: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: 1 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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