Wednesday 30th March 2016

Late news, 29/3, Helston boating lake: 60+ Sand Martin,  4 Swallow and 1 Greylag Goose. (S Bury)

Late news, 29/3, Marazion Beach (Red River to Penzance): 47 Turnstone (including 24 feeding on washed up Harbour Porpoise), 7 Sanderling, 1 Oystercatcher, also 14 Mediterranean Gull west (1 ad, 13 1st winter), 4 Sandwich Tern and 7 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: 1 sum plum Black Guillemot off Pendennis Point (west side), 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Bonxie and 2 Harbour Porpoise in the bay. (D Chaney) Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 4 Sandwich Tern and 7 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Towan Head: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 15+ Turnstone on rocks behind Headland Hotel 8 45 am. (M Lammas)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Siberian Chiffchaff, Yellow-browed Warbler and Bittern still. (DS Flumm, L Proctor, MJ Spicer & B Dodd)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 Greenshank. (A James)

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Goldsithney, Springfield Road: 1 m Black Redstart. (J Eaton)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Shelduck, 4 Mistle Thrush, 3 Song Thrush, 2 Wheatear and 2 Little Grebe. (B.Craven)

Bude: 7 Oystercatcher, 7 Turnstone, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Skylark (H Wilkins)

Land’s End: 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 6 Stonechat, c20 Starling, 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, c20 Fulmar, 2 Cormorant, 9 Shag, c100 Herring Gull, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Raven and c50 Jackdaw. (J FitzGerald-Patrick, P&H Taylor)

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Skewjack: 1 Whooper Swan still, plus 1 Mute Swan. (P&H Taylor)

Kenidjack: 9 Swallow this afternoon. (P&H Taylor)

Kelynack: 4 Swallow on wires. (P&H Taylor)

Rame: Barn Owl, 1 f Black Redstart and 3 Swallow. C Buckland)

Pendower Beach: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 28 Sandwich Tern, 12 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver and 1 m Common Scoter. (R Wilkins)

Newquay near the Hospital: 2 Swallow over at 8.15 a.m. (D Grose)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull in the harbour.

St Ives: 14 Sandwich Tern and pod of Bottle-nosed Dolphin from NCI Lookout.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 House Martin, 3 Swallow and 55 Sand Martin. (D Julian)

Rame Head: 1 Swallow and 14 singing Chiffchaff. (D Allan)

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