Wednesday 4th March 2015

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Merlin (male), 35 Shelduck, 1 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 7 Pintail, 30+ Teal, 30+ Wigeon, 27 Shoveler, 40+ Canada Geese, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 50+ Curlew, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Raven, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Peregrine, 1 Buzzard and 1 Stonechat. (A Piper)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: I 1w Iceland Gull, 1 1w Little Gull, 3 Greenshank and 8 Wigeon. (M Lammas, J St Ledger, R Farnes, J Turner)

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Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 dk Mandarin, 4 Gadwall (2prs), 4 Tufted Duck (2prs ), 2 Great Crested Grebe,  1 Wigeon (m), 2 Coot & 1 Common Gull. (JH & K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary, Lelant Saltings: 1m Goosander, 6 Ringed Plover, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 61 Redshank, 4 Greenshank and 1 Common Gull. Carnsew Basin: 9 Dabchick and 7 Grey Plover. Ryan’s Field: 3 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin and 43 Redshank. Copperhouse Creek: 2 Grey Plover, 1 Knot, 2 Black-tailed godwit, 4 Dunlin, 7 Sanderling. 40 Redshank and 2 Greenshank. (T Mills, MJ Spicer) Plus 2 Goosander and 2 1w Mediterranean Gull. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 2 Peregrine and 4 Raven. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 9 Mallard, 51 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Bittern, 3 Water Rail, 4 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 Stonechat, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 5+ Chiffchaff and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

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Marazion: 31 Sanderling, 3 Oystercatcher and 2 Common Gull. (DK Parker)

Carnon Downs: 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in the grounds of Tregye College. (P Barlow)

Coverack: 2 Mediterranean Gull. (D Britton) Plus 1 Great Northern Diver. (J Turner)

Penzance: 1 Pacific Diver off the harbour. (M Elliott)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting reported again. (S Jones, J Turner)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull. (J Turner)

Maenporth: 1 1w m King Eider, 1 f Eider and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (J Turner)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan and many Chiffchaff. (J Turner)

Kilkhampton: 1 Barn Owl after dark. (J Turner)

Porthpean: 1 Red-necked Grebe and 8 Black-throated Diver. (D Julian)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest. (N Wheatley)

Porthscatho: 7 Slavonian Grebe off harbour.

Pendower Beach: 9 Black-throated Diver and 7 Great Northern Diver.

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