Thursday 27th March 2014

Late news 21/3 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Bittern on Ryan’s Field. (per DK Parker)

Late news 26/3, Porthgwarra: 2 Puffins west plus c200 Manx Shearwaters feeding offshore and 1 Wheatear on the cliffs. a Also 2 porpoises and 1 grey seal. (DK Parker)

Late news 26/3, Drift Reservoir (members only): 83 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 27 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 2 Teal, c8 Tufted Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2 Moorhen, 5 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, c100 Sand Martin and 1 Swallow. (DK Parker)

Late news 26/3, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 23 Teal, 7 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 13 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 9 Moorhen, 8 Buzzard, 1 Snipe, 2 Raven, c100 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Late news 26/3, Restronguet: 3 Whimbrel and 1 Green Sandpiper. (J Chapple)

Late news 26/3, Penzance Promenade: 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Great Northern Diver. Jubilee Pool: 6 Purple Sandpiper. (P St Pierre)

Late news 26/3, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Red Kite south, 1 House Martin, 3 Swallow and 80 Sand Martin. (P St Pierre)

Sancreed: 1 juv Kumlien’s Gull flew south. (D Flumm)

Marazion, Red river mouth: 3 Sandwich Tern. (P St Pierre)

Sennen area: 1 imm Glaucous Gull on Cowloe this morning; 2 m Wheatear on Moor near lookout, 4 Stonechat (3m) between Sennen and Land’s End. (P&H Taylor)

St Erth: 1 Little Egret in grassy field and 1 Marsh Tit visiting garden feeder. (MJ Spicer)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 3 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Green Sandpiper and 50 Sand Martin. (M Grantham)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan and 17 Mute Swan. (G Adams)

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 1 sum plum Slavonian Grebe, 10 Black-throated Diver & 1 Great Northern Diver. (DK Parker & J St Ledger) Swanpool: 1 Red-necked Grebe. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 18 Teal, 3 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 10 Moorhen, 5 Buzzard, c50 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker & P St Pierre)

St Gothian LNR: 6 Sand Martin. (P Copney)

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Sand Martin, Paul Copney

Penzance, off Railway Station: 1 imm m Surf Scoter still.

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