Saturday 4th March 2017

Late news, 3/3, Coverack: 1 Little Gull in the bay and 1 House Martin. (P Bedford)

Coverack: 1 House Martin. (P Bedford, D Beadle) Adult Iceland Gull. (P Bedford, J Selby)

Newtown St Martin: immature Glaucous Gull in cattle field with Herring Gulls this morning. (J Selby)

Bartinney Clay Pit: ringtail Hen Harrier. (S Williams)

Sancreed: ringtail Hen Harrier, 3 Little Egret, 60 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Falmouth: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Razorbill off Castle Beach. (J Irvine, J St Ledger)

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Red-necked Grebe and Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Swanpool: 2 Firecrest, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper. (D Eva)

Pendennis Point: 16 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (J Beveridge)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 female Pintail, 5 Tufted Duck ( D. Eva )

Loe Pool: 16 Cattle Egret,  30 Cormorant, 10 Goosander, 12 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 15 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Gull, 750 Black-headed Gull, 140 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 540 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 singing Cetti’s Warbler, 150+ Redwing. (G Adams, I Maclean)

Porth Reservoir: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 4 Common Gull, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 9 Purple Sandpiper, 26 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Cattle Egret from car park at 7.00am. (S Grose)

Penzance: male Black Redstart in the dry dock. (S Grose)

Longrock: 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 12 Great Northern Diver, 8 Common Scoter offshore. (R Veal)

Marazion: 2 Black Redstart this morning. (T Phelps) Little Gull at Little London late afternoon. (R Farnes)

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Little Gull – Rod Farnes

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 drk Red-breasted Merganser at high tide, 1w Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Ringed Plover on Lelant Saltings. 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 Lapwing on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal) Juv Iceland Gull, 3rd cal Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Spoonbill, 3 Goosander and a Kittiwake from the causeway this afternoon. (T Phelps) Also 3 Goosander this morning. (S Grose)

Crowlas: 1 f Brambling again in private garden this am. (R Veal)

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Brambling – Reuben Veal

Tehidy Country Park: Yellow-browed Warbler still in bushes between café and lake. (T Wilson, P Smale)

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Yellow-browed Warbler – Perry Smale

Rinsey: 1 f Stonechat, 1 m Kestrel, 1 drk Common Scoter close to shore, 8 Raven. (J Evans)

Penhale Point: 4 Chough, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, 6 Carrion Crow, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 ringed Stonechat, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

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