Monday 31st March 2014

Late news 30/3, Argal Reservoir: 12 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Late news 30/3, College Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Goldeneye f type, 2 Willow Warbler singing, 1 Blackcap Singing, Chiffchaffs singing and 1 Kingfisher. (D Chaney)

Marazion: 40 Sandwich Tern. (C Barnard)

Falmouth, off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Black-throated Diver and  2 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger) Pendennis Head: 2 Linnet, 1 Wheatear, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. Falmouth Bay: 1 Black Guillemot (c.400 yards off Gylly Beach, preening, unaged but progressing into summer plumage), 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver and 10+ Shag. (D Chaney) Plus Swanpool Cemetery: 2 Green Woodpecker.

Zennor, Foage Valley: 7 Chiffchaff (most on territory), 8 Common Buzzard and 4 Raven. (V Stratton)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 7 pairs of Linnets on breeding territory. (V Stratton)

Wicca Valley: 2 Song Thrush (perched on rocks on the beach just arrived), 4 Common Buzzard and  2 Raven. (V Stratton)

Siblyback Reservoir: 13 Tufted Duck, 1 Swallow, 2 Great Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Cormorant and Gull flock. (P & S Street)

Rame, Penlee Battery NR: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Hoopoe, 2 Sparrowhawk m&f, (f eating pigeon), 2 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff and 3 Bullfinch. (B Taggart)

Penzance: 1w dr Surf Scoter again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 Cattle Egret and 1 juv Glaucous Gull.

Portscathco: 3 Slavonian Grebe off harbour.

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis again.

Clapper Marshes: 6 Green Sandpiper.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 18 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 13 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 16 Moorhen, c10 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Golitha Falls: 3 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 6 Coal Tit and 3 Goldcrest. (D Parker)

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