Monday 21st March 2016

Late news, 19/3, Looe, Hannafore Point: 1 m Eider and 1 f Black Redstart. (P, J, J, + P Smale)

Late news, 20/3, Looe, Hannafore Point: 1 m Eider and a dead Common Dolphin in Looe harbour. (P, J, J, + P Smale)

Late news, 20/3,Porthleven / Loe Pool area: 70+ Mediterranean Gull and 40+ Common Gull, (mobile and scattered). (I Maclean)

Late pictures, 20/3, Dozmary Pool. (B Craven)

BCraven_LScaup_200316Lesser Scaup, Brian Craven BCraven_smew2_200316Smew, Brian Craven BCraven_smew_200316Smew, Brian Craven

Helston, Penrose NT: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet at top of tree by carpark, before flying down towards Loe Pool screeching). (I Maclean)

Penzance, private garden: 2 Coal Tit, 2 Siskin, 1 Blackcap, 2 (M&F) Great Spotted Woodpecker, numerous Blue, Great Tit and 3 Nuthatch. (R Farnes) Chyandour: 2 Black Redstart. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_GSWoodp_210316Great Spotted Woodpecker, , Rod Farnes RFarnes_CoalTit_210316Coal Tit, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_Siskin_210316Siskin, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Blackcap_210316Blackcap, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_BlkRed2_210316Black Redstart, Rod Farnes RFarnes_BlkRed_210316Black Redstart, Rod Farnes

Wendron, Higher Manhay: 190 Golden Plover, 1 Green Woodpecker, 16 Fieldfare (A R Pay)

Charlestown: 1 Chiffchaff ( D Hastilow )

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 53 Teal, pair Gadwall, 6 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 12 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and c10 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker, D Flumm, P Catton, J Eaton) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Spoonbill, 2 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, 3 Grey Plover, 27 Dunlin and 3 Mediterranean Gull. Lelant Saltings: 1 ad Little Gull, c35 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Gull, 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 2 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Water Pipit. (M Spicer, D Flumm, DK Parker & P Catton) Ryan’s Field: 2 Kingfisher. (M Spicer)

St Erth, Long Lane: 27 Stock Dove, 2 Nuthatch and 1  Great Spotted Woodpecker. (I Webster)

Tregony Bridge: 3 Little Egret. (T Poole)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull again in the harbour.

Boswednack: 1 Chiffchaff.

Sennen Cove: pod of Bottle-nosed Dolphin in the bay 0730.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup again.

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