Sunday 20th March 2016

Thank you to all those contributors who are submitting in the new guideline format, you’re making our compilation task significantly easier each night. Details for preferred formats for submissions and photographs are  HERE

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 pr Greylag Geese. (A James)

AJames_Greylag_200316Greylag photomontage, Alan James

Long Rock: 1 Roe Deer in field behind Longrock Pool. (A James)

Newquay, River Gannel: 1 Water Pipit, 10+ Rock Pipit, 1 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 6 Redshank, 3 Little Egret and 2 Buzzard. Also 1 Peregrine over the town. (D Mays)

Land’s End: 6 Wheatear and 1 Fieldfare. (P&H Taylor)

Gwithian: 1 Brent Goose ( dark-bellied), 4 Wheatear, 1 Mallard with 10 newly hatched ducklings, 8 Tufted Duck and 1 Pochard (D.Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 2 Avocet, 15 Redshank and 4 Little Egret. (M Spicer, T Mills) Copperhouse: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Water Pipit. (D.Eva) Estuary: 2 Avocet (same as Ryan’s Field), 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 38 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Common Gull. (B Mellow, R Augarde, P Freestone, M Spicer, T Mills) Also 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Rogers)

Glaucous Gull, Richard Augarde

Avocet, Richard Augarde

TMills_Avocets_200316_ADML5751 TMills_Avocet_200316_ADML5761Avocet, Tony Mills

Bartinney Downs: 1 male Merlin (D.Eva) Also 1 ringtail Hen Harrier roosted. (P&H Taylor, C Moore)

Windmill Farm: 1 m Marsh Harrier. (D Wright)

Downderry: At least 11 Great Northern Diver offshore this morning. (A Payne)

Falmouth: 1 Jay on my garage roof. (E Tackley)

Little Kelynack: 1 Jack Snipe.  (C Moore)

Ludgvan: 1 Barn Owl this eve. (R Menari)

Praa Sands to Porthleven (coast path): 16 Great Northern Diver (2 Praa Sands, 4 Rinsey Head, 8 Trewarvas Head, 2 Tregear Point), 1 Iceland Gull (1st/2nd yr Porthleven), 19 Med Gull (Porthleven), 10 Common Gull (Porthleven), 4 Wheatear (2 Tremearne, 2 Porthleven), 8 pairs Stonechat & 36 Rock Pipit including at least 2 Scandinavian Rock Pipits with 22 petrosus in sheep grazed pasture at Tremearne. (D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit (at the car park feeder), 2 Nuthatch, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Treecreeper, 11 Tufted Duck and 2 Great Crested Grebe.

Dozmary Pool: 1 male Lesser Scaup, 1 redhead Smew, 3 Goldeneye, 4 Reed Bunting, 10 Tufted Duck,1Snipe, 3 Teal and 20+ Pied Wagtail. ( B Craven)

Porthgwarra: 1 Hen Harrier ( rt ), 6 Wheatear and 1 Merlin ( m ). (I Webster) 14 Wheatear, 9 Chiffchaff and 2 Snipe. (M Wallace)

Trevilly: 1 Whooper Swan. (I Webster)

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret to west of breakwater.

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart near the railway station. Chyandour: 1 Dipper. (T Mills)

TMills_Dipper_200316_ADML5741Dipper, Tony Mills

Marazion: 1 ad Pacific Diver offshore.

Boswednack: 1 Firecrest.

St Ives: 1 m Stonechat, 1 m Northern Wheatear on the Island.

Helston: 1 ad Whooper Swan again on the boating lake.

St Clements, Tresillian River: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe again.

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Short-eared Owl still over moorland east of Loveney Reserve. (B Craven)

St Gothians Sands LNR: 10 Northern Wheatear and 1 male Pochard. (S Rogers) Also 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 5 Shelduck, 13 Teal, 1 Wigeon and 1 Common Sandpiper. (M & T Hasdell)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull in harbour this evening.

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 juv Glaucous Gull at roost.

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