Wednesday 26th March 2014

Late news, 25/3, Zennor, Foage Valley: 6 Chiffchaff. Buttermilk Hill: 75 Golden Plover. (V Stratton)

Drift Reservoir: 1 juv Iceland/Kumlien’s Gull (distant on water), c100 Sand Martins and 3+ Swallow. (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Little Egret, 2 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 3 hybrid geese, 25 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 1 Cormorant and 10 Sand Martins. (D Flumm)

Hayle Inner Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands LNR: c20 Sand Martin and 1 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer)

Trevedran, south of St Buryan: 1 ad Iceland Gull on sea, 2 House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Bottle-nosed Dolphin. (M Bishop)

Charlestown: 1 juv or ring-tail Hen Harrier. (D Hastilow)

Manaccan, Carne Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis near mouth of Helford River. (C Dudley)

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Glossy Ibis, Clive Dudley

Boscastle, ReddivallenHigh/Five Gates: 1 Wheatear. (P Spong)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Polbrock Bridge: 10 Blackbird, 12 Blue Tit, 4 Buzzard, c60 Canada Goose, c50 Carrion Crow, 10 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Cormorant, 2 Curlew, 2 Dunnock, 4 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Herring Gull, 12 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 4 Little Egret, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 6  Magpie, 8  Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 8  Mute Swan, 8 Pied Wagtail, 6 Redshank, 6 Robin, 30 Rook, 30 Shelduck, 5 Starling, c20 Wood Pigeon and 3 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

Between Grampound and Probus at New Stables: 1 Barn Owl. (M Jones)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Iceland Gull (1st or 2nd winter). (S Rowe)

Penzance, off Chyandour: 1 dr Surf Scoter. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance, off Wherrytown: 1 fem Scaup. (M Elliott)

Colliford Lake: reported America Herring Gull on Monday re-identified as 2nd-winter Herring Gull from photographs.

St Just, Lafrowda Common: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (M Wallace)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 35 Golden Plover. (V Stratton)

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Golden Plover, Viv Stratton

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