Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 1w Iceland Gull, 1 1w Little Gull, 4 Curlew, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 70 Black-headed Gull, 100 Herring Gull and 4 Dunlin (M Lammas, P+H Taylor, D Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 2 Curlew, 4 Dabchick, 3 Little Egret, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Wigeon, 12 Cormorant, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Redshank and 3 Mute Swan. (P+H Taylor) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Lelant Saltings: 2w Caspian Gull and 22 Mediterranean Gull off Lelant Station at 17:30. (D Britton)

Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2+ Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Wagtail. (M Spicer, T Mills)

Marazion: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull in flight over railway bridge. (T Mills)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting again. (L Proctor)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 1w Iceland Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Also 1 Whooper Swan and c10 Shoveler.  (M Spicer, T Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan including 2 young, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 49 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 21 Moorhen, 8 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat and 5+ Chiffchaff. (DK Parker) Also adult Ring-billed Gull but flew off at 10:45 and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still. (D Britton)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still.

Maenporth: 1 1w King Eider still.

Falmouth, Penryn campus: pre-roost gathering of 45+ Pied Wagtail. (S Perfect). Town: 1 Black Redstart still Beacon Road. (S Perfect)

Manaccan, Carne Creek: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret and 17 Redshank. (R Butts)

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Common Sandpiper, Roger Butts

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Little Egret, Roger Butts

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Little Egret, Roger Butts

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