Friday 1st April 2016

Late news, 30/3, Looe: 1 Slavonian Grebe and 8 Sandwich Tern at 1130. (A Payne)

Late news, 30/3, Seaton: the long-staying Black Redstart still present. (A Payne)

Late news, 30/3, Downderry: 17 Great Northern Diver on the sea. Wintering Blackcap still in private garden. 2 Common Scoter, 5 Sandwich Tern and about 30 Manx Shearwater heading west 0710-0800. (A Payne)

Rame Head: 1 Willow Warbler near coastguard. (A Payne)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1m Pochard, 8 (4m, 4f) Tufted Duck, 1m Wigeon, 1m Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 6 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin. 2 Great Northern Diver, 15 Shag, 7 Gannet, 20 Oystercatcher offshore. (R Veal)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 9 Tufted Duck, 6 Great Crested Grebe, c40 Sand Martin,1f Goosander, 3 Nuthatch, 4m Reed Bunting and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Mudge)

Dozmary Pool: 8 Sand Martin and 1 Swallow. (J Lander)

Tehidy: 1 m Wigeon and 1 f Mallard. (R Farnes)

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Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 sum plum Black Guillemot and 5 Sandwich Tern. (R Augarde, S Rogers)

Rosemullion Point: 2 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Swallow, 2 Linnet, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat, 1 Skylark, 1 Kestrel, also 1 Seal. (J St Ledger)

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Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 imm Spoonbill.

Towan Head: 23 Turnstone, 8 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe)

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