Tuesday 17th March 2015

Late news 16/3 Gwithian Towans: 7 Great Northern Diver in St Ives Bay. (P St Pierre)

Late news 16/3 Stithians Reservoir: Slavonian Grebe, Great Crested Grebe and 6 Little Grebe. (S Van Hear)

Marazion Marsh: 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 26 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Bittern, 35 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker, S Turner)

Marazion: 2 Shelduck and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 17 Purple Sandpiper, 13 Turnstone and 1 Redshank on Battery Rocks. (DK Parker – photos) Also 3 Great Northern Divers off the bus station.

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Clowance: 1 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 29 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper and 2 Mistle Thrush. (DK Parker)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting at 15:30 when it flew south over the road. (PA Fraser)

Rame Head: 2 Black Redstart and 2 Raven. (D Allan)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 m Garganey with Teal plus 16 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 3 Reed Bunting. (J Humphreys)

Helston Boating Lake: 16 Shoveler (9m, 7f) and 1 Whooper Swan. (D Jenkins) Also 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull, 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Med Gull. (M Elliott, R Farnes – photos)

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Lizard Point: 18 Turnstone. (D Jenkins)

Porthleven: 4 Red-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver. (I Maclean)

Maenporth: 1 1w m King Eider and 1 f Eider. (J St Ledger)

Penryn River: 2 Greenshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Grebe, c20 Teal, 10 Mute Swan and 5 Little Egret this afternoon. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: Kestrel, Firecrest, 2 Bullfinch, Chiffchaff, male Stonechat, Jay and 2 Long-tailed Tit. (S Van Hear)

Swanpool: 1w Ring-billed Gull still.

Marazion: Black Redstart and Great Northern Diver at Trenow Cove.

MJS & DKP