Thursday 31st March 2016

Late news, 30/3, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Swallow, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Goldeneye, 3 Tufted Duck, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe ( D. Eva )(sorry Daniel, tony)

Late photo, 30/3, Treen Common: 1 m Yellowhammer. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_Yellowhammer_300316Yellowhammer, Rod Farnes

Truro, Idless: 5 Redpoll including 1 in full spring plumage on nyger seed between 7am and 9am. (B Kennett)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: c40 (5 ad, 2 2w, 33 1w) Mediterranean Gull, (1 1w bearing a green ring). (R Veal) Also 1 Ring-billed Gull still off the causeway this afternoon. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer) Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 Snipe. (R Veal) Copperhouse Creek: 2 Swallow flew through 2 pm. (R Veal)

Newquay, Porth Joke: 6 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch, 80 Linnet and 2 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Porthgwarra: 1 Black Redstart.

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull again in the harbour.

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Pacific Diver offshore Boat Cove.

St Ives: 4 Swallow, 6 Sandwich Tern from the NCI Lookout also 1 Humpback Whale north of the Island early morning.

Godrevy: 1 juv Glaucous Gull at the point. (P Freestone)

Bedruthan Steps: 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Ring Ouzel behind NT shop.

Rame Head: 1 m Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 20 Chiffchaff, 2 m Wheatear and 1 Barn Owl. (C Buckland) Also 20+ Willow Warbler (many singing) and 5 + Chiffchaff (singing). (C Manville)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 15 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 13 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 5 Roe Deer in the field behind Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Sandwich Tern and 6 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Charlestown: 1 Chiffchaff, 1 male and 1 female Blackcap ( D Hastilow )

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