Monday 7th March 2016

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Late news, 6/3, Peranuthnoe (Perran Sands to Trenow Cove): 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Whimbrel, 12 Great Northern Diver, 1 drake Common Scoter, 14 Turnstone, 4 Redshank, 8 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 120 Chaffinch, 80 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven and 3 Little Egret. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 6/3, Marazion Beach: 29 Sanderling and 10+ Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 6/3 Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 pr Shoveler. (P St Pierre)

Saltash, China Fleet Club: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still in trees along Nature Trail north of the workshops at 1100. (R Smaldon)

Truro: 1 f Brambling in garden. (D Jenkins)

East Looe seafront: 2 Black Redstart. (D Spooner)

Kilminorth Woods, near Looe: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Spooner)

Gerrans Bay, Pendower Beach: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Common Scoter, 12 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 3 Slavonian, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 1 f Kestrel. (P&H Taylor, s Gay, J St Ledger)

Tregony Bridge: 1 Dipper. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Little Egret and 1 Mallard (A James) Also 2 (m+f) Shoveler. (T Mills) and 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 39 Teal, 4 drake Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

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Bude: 10 Oystercatcher, 9 Turnstone and 1 Kingfisher (H Wilkins)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Lesser Scaup and 1 f Scaup. (A Davey)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Goldcrest, 10 Wigeon, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 4 Shelduck, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 6 Greenfinch, this morning. (J Evans) Estuary: 1 imm Spoonbill and 1 Water Pipit at Quay House Inn. (M Spicer, T Mills)

St Erth, Red River, Ryan’s Field to St Erth: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff (singing), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Curlew (Flyover), 1 Jay, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (singing) and 1 Bullfinch. (J Evans)

Camelford: 2 Grey Wagtail.  ( N.Greaves)

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 juv Glaucous Gull to roost. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion: 1 Pacific Diver and 3 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Tresillian, St Clements and Tresemple: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again also 1 Firecrest and 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff with several other Chiffchaff. 5 Siskin in St Clement. 2 Siskin and 1 Blackcap in Tresillian with 2 Raven over. 3 Greenshank and 1 Dunlin on the Tresillian River. (A Nicholson)

Torpoint, St John’s Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Siberian Chiffchaff

Gwennap Head: 2 Humpback Whales. (M Wallace)

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