Tuesday 29th March 2016

Cambourne: 1 Water Rail feeding irregularly for last couple of days in private garden. (K Thomas)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1f Common Scoter, 1m Pochard, 1m Wigeon, 2 (pr) Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Shelduck, 12 Tufted Duck (7m, 5f), 1 Water Rail, 4 Mute Swan (pr on nest), 10 Canada Goose (fighting), 1 Swallow, 1 Raven, 4 Rock Pipit (1 sum plum), 2 Skylark and 3 Meadow Pipit. (R Veal)

RVeal_RockPipit_290316Rock Pipit, Reuben Veal

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 imm Spoonbill still. (R Veal) Also 1 Common Sandpiper later.

Field east of Hayle’s Lidl; 15 Snipe. (R Veal)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 2 Goosander (1m 1f), 3 Nuthatch, 19 Tufted Duck, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Black-backed Gull and c15 Sand Martin. (R Mudge)

Mexico Beach, nr Godrevy: 4 Sandwich Tern flew west towards Hayle River Mouth. Also 3 Gannet and 1 Raven. (R Veal)

Truro, Idless: 3 Redpoll, 6 Siskin, 2 Marsh Tits, 2 Greenfinch on feeders this evening. (J Kennett)

Bude: 11 Turnstone (H Wilkins)

Nanquidno pool: 1 Green Sandpiper.  (C Moore)

Treraven Meadow: 1 Common Sandpiper, 14 Pied Wagtail, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Shelduck, 1 Curlew, 2 Teal and 16 Canada Geese. (N.Greaves)

Falmouth, Swanpool Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 3 Black-throated Diver (1 in summer plumage) and 8 Sandwich Tern. Pendennis Point: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (J St Ledger) Falmouth town: 1 Jay in my front garden. (E Tackley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 6 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker, T Mills) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again. (M Coller)

St Austell: 1 m Marsh Harrier and 3 Swallow flew north this afternoon. (J Chapple)

Newlyn harbour: 2 juv Glaucous Gull again. (M Coller)

Sennen Cove:-2 Sandwich Tern working close in.

St Ives: 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Swallow. Also pod of Bottle-nosed Dolphin from the NCI Lookout.

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