Saturday 26th March 2016

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Late news, 25/3, Land’s End: 5 Redwing. (P&H Taylor)

Late news, 25/3, Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear came in off sea and c500 Manx Shearwater past in 3 hours. (P&H Taylor)

Truro, Idless: 1 Redpoll feeding on nyger with 6+ Siskin. (B Kennett)

Sancreed: 1 imm Iceland Gull, 122 Lesser & 14 Great Black-backed, 420 Herring & 2 Black-headed Gulls in fields SE of Sellan Farm. (D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit at the car park, 1f Goosander, c25 Sand Martin, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1m Reed Bunting, 11 Tufted Duck and 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Mawnan, seawatch 1hr this afternoon:Black-throated Diver (West), 5 Gannet (West), 8 Great Black-backed Gull (6 West, 2 East), 23 Herring Gull (19 West, 4 East), 3 Sandwich Tern (West) and 2 Shag (on sea). (A Whitelee)

Gannel Estuary: 1 2w Iceland Gull present all day until 3.40pm when it flew off (report of Glaucous Gull on Birdguides is wrong!), 450 Herring Gull, 150 Great Black-backed Gull, 60 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Shelduck, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank and 2 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Lizard Point seawatch: 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 33 Fulmar, 200 Guillemot, 210 Razorbill, 14 Puffin, 2 Common Scoter, 120 Gannet, 350 manx Shearwater, 1 Sandwich Tern also, Great Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Shag, Jackdaw, Raven, Kestrel and Rock Pipit. (T Blunden)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Iceland Gull again at north end.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 imm Spoonbill on the Estuary again.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe again.

Bude: 7 Oystercatcher (H Wilkins)

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