Thursday 17th March 2016

Penzance: 2 singing Blackcap in private garden. (NR Phillips)  Chyandour:  1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Dipper. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Wheatear. (P Freestone)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 1 ad Little Gull, 2 Common Gull and 60+ Mediterranean Gull. Ryan’s Field: 1 juv Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 9 Little Egret. (B Hibbett, MJ Spicer)

Land’s End: 1m Black Redstart, 1m Wheatear and 4 Chiffchaff. (P&H Taylor)

Road to Millpool from A394 (Farmer’s fields): 2 Skylark (singing) and 4  Bullfinch. (J.Evans)

Porthgwarra to Nanjizal: 1 pair of Kestrel, 1 pair of Buzzard and 4 Grey Seals, (one Bull and three female ). (A James) Nanjizal: 3 Wheatear at Carn Les Boel.

AJames_Kestrel_170316Kestrel, Alan James AJames_Buzzard_170316Buzzard, Alan James
AJames_Seal_170316Grey Seal, Alan James

St Merryn: 1 Red Kite over village at 9.50 am then flew off northwest towards Padstow. (R Augarde)

St Ives: flock of Dunlin at high tide roost. (A Langdon)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Goldeneye (2 m, 2 f), 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Reed Bunting (all male), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Waterail. (J St Ledger)

Loe Beach: 18 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

Pentire Point (near Polzeath): 1 Snow Bunting. (J. Parfitt)

JParfitt_SnowBunting_170316Snow Bunting, Jeff Parfitt

Ninestones: 1f  Hen Harrier, 3 Woodcock, 1 Snipe, 2 Reed Bunting, Redwings in numbers, 3 Bullfinch, 6 Siskin, 3 Stonechat, 2 Dipper, 3 Buzzard, Jackdaws, Meadow Pipit, 2 Stock Dove and 2 Collared Dove. (C Buckland)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 f Black Redstart. (P Smale)

PSmale_BlackRedstart2_170316Black Redstart, Perry Smale PSmale_BlackRedstart1_170316Black Redstart, Perry Smale

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 juv Iceland Gull. (T Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 68 Teal, 5 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 18 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Snipe, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and c10 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 ad Pacific Diver offshore.

Pendower Beach: 1 Velvet Scoter, 6 Black-throated Diver and 10 Great Northern Diver.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Sand Martin. (D Julian)

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