Wednesday 25th March 2015

Bodmin: 1 m Blackcap singing at Dragon Leisure Centre. (J Rance)

Marazion Marsh: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 38 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 29 Moorhen, 3 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 3 Stonechat, 7 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Sand Martin and 6 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Grey Plover, 9 Curlew, 4 Oystercatcher, 36 Sanderling and 18 Turnstone on the beach and 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker) Plus 1 Black-throated Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting again east of here. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 11 Turnstone, 4 Purple SandpIper, 1 m  Eider off harbour wall interacting with Great Black-backed Gull at Battery Rocks. (J Hawkey) 2 adult Black Redstart at Chyandour. (B Dodd)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 m Goosander. (J Hawkey)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion: 5 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Wigeon and a Stoat. Southern Cut-off: 3 Grey Heron (juv plus 2 adults), 5 Wigeon, 2 Reed Buntingand 1 Snipe. Main Hide: 1 Grey Heron, 3 Great Crested Grebe (one pair), 6 Little Grebe and 10 Canada Goose. (S Van Hear)

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