Saturday 7th March 2015

Late news 6/3 Coverack: 1 Glaucous Gull. (P Bedford)

Late news 6/3 Helston Loe Pool: 2 Goosander and 1 Firecrest. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary: 1 2w Caspian Gull and 2 (1w, ad) Ring-billed Gull , ad argentatus and 1w Yellow-legged Gullon Lelant Saltings. (D Britton, M Elliott, M Bishop, J St Ledger – photos)

Caspian Gull Hayle 7th March 2015 (2) Caspian Gull Hayle 7th March 2015

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Coot and 1 Water Rail. (MJ Spicer)

Mawgan: 1 Black Redstart. (P Bedford)

Argal Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 2 Goldeneye, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 1 singing Marsh Tit. (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 5 Goldeneye, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Greylag Geese with c40 Canada Geese in field on east side and 2 Woodcock (Southern cutoff, non public access). (D Eva, C Barnard, D Chaney) Also a Rookery with 3 nests. (SM Taylor)

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 21 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 19 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 6 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 1+ Siberian Chiffchaff. Also 1 Stoat in the Cheshire Homes sector. (DK Parker)

Ruan Lanihorne: Osprey circling very high above the Fal-Ruan marsh at half incoming tide. Stayed briefly, then moved off in direct flight NW at 16:10. Viewed from Ruan Old Quay. (D Hall)

Falmouth: Black Redstart still in Beacon Road. (S Perfect)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting. (M Bishop)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull, also 1w Iceland Gull, 1 ad Whooper Swan and 20 Shoveler. (C Barnard)

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver also ad drake Lesser Scaup. (D Conway)

Lizard: 2 (ad & 2w) Yellow-legged gull at the point. (T Blunden)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull and 1 Long-tailed Duck.

Maenporth: 1 1w male King Eider.

Penzance: 1 ad Pacific Diver.

Carrick Roads: 4 Slavonian grebe, 22 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Northern diver and 1 Black-throated Diver off Mylor dockyard.(C Barnard)

MJS & DKP