Thursday 3rd April 2014

Late news, 2/4 Pentire Head: 4 Swallow. (M Taylor)

Newquay, Towan Head: 20 Purple Sandpiper with 12 Turnstone behind Headland Hotel 9am. (M Lammas)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still present. Also at least 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (M Grantham)

Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still, also Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Letcha: 2 Tree Pipit on cliff top. (P&H Taylor)

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Tree Pipit, Phil Taylor

Sennen Cove: 2 Sandwich Tern. (P&H Taylor)

Long Rock Beach: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (MJ Spicer)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 3 Sandwich Tern, 3 Black-throated Diver, 1 Razorbill and 5 Purple Sandpiper. (A McKechnie) Plus 1w drake Surf Scoter, 4 Great Northern Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver from Lighthouse Pier. (DK Parker)

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Sandwich Tern, Alex McKechnie

Lizard Point: 6 Purple Sandpiper, 9 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 9 Sand Martin, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven. Also 3 Adder and 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

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Purple Sandpipers, John St Ledger

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Adder, John St. Ledger

Polgigga: 1 Hoopoe around the sports pavilion this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tamar, Millbrook Creek: 1 Purple Heron again at Lower Anderton at c.SX441525.

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe.

Argal Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Goldeneye (f), 1 Scaup m, 8 Tufted Duck,11 Coot, also 6 Jay (together) and 2 Bullfinch. (D Chaney)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Merlin and 1 Swallow. (D Julian)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 1 Wheatear m, 5 pairs of Meadow Pipits on territory, 9 Pairs of Linnets on territory, 1 Sparrowhawk m and 8 Common Buzzard. (V Stratton) St Ives, private garden: 1 f Siskin, (first in garden for 20 years). (V Stratton)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 19 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 13 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 17 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 5 Ringed Plover and 2 Dunlin on the beach plus 3 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Black Redstart by the boarded up white house plus 2 Chiffchaff, 1 m Blackcap, c100 Jackdaw and 23 Carrion Crow south of the complex. (DK Parker)

Newlyn Coombe: 1 Nuthatch and 1 Treecreeper. (B Dodd)

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