Wednesday 16th March 2016

Late news 15/3 Lizard Village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling still. (S Broyd)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 Spoonbill. (M Ahmad)  Ryan’s Field: 1 singing Cetti’s Warbler west of hide. (S Turner)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe. (T Lovelock) Also 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Wadebridge: 14 Fieldfare over. (D Julian)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 16  Purple Sandpiper. (R Veal) Chynadour: 3 (2f + 1m) Black Redstart. (A Mckechnie)

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Perranuthnoe, Boat Cove: 1 ad Pacific Diver. (B Hibbett, S Broyd)

Feock garden: Robin on eggs in nest box. (K Dalziel)

Land’s End: 1 Wheatear, 4 singing male Stonechat, 2 Skylark, 1 Raven, 1 Siskin over, 1 Redwing, 4 Snipe, 10 Dunnock and 2 Song Thrush. (P&H Taylor)

Trevilley: Whooper Swan still in field viewed from road.. (P&H Taylor)

Bude: 1 Oystercatcher, 11 Turnstone, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1 Linnet, 2 Skylark and 5 Meadow Pipit ( H Wilkins)

Bodmin: 1 Red-legged Partridge in private garden. (D Haseldine)

The Camel Trail: 1 Shag, 6 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 15 Little Egret, 22 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 16 Wigeon, 2 Goosander, 2 Buzzard, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 45 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, c.100 Golden Plover, 40 Dunlin, 45 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 110 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 70 Black-headed Gull, 34 Common Gull, 35 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 60 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 9 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 7 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch and 2 Bullfinch. (M Scawen)

Gerrans Bay, Pendower Beach: 1 Velvet Scoter, 7 Black-throated Dover and 10 Great Northern Diver.

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Hen Harrier briefly in Loveney Reserve and 1 Short-eared Owl hunting the surrounding moorland and pasture fields. 1 Great Northern Diver towards southern  end of reservoir. (B Craven)

Dozmary Pool: 4 Goldeneye (2males) late afternoon. (B Craven)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 34 Teal, 4 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 19 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Snipe, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Stonechat, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and c10 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 37 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

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