Monday 20th March 2017

Late news, 15/03, St Austell Bay: 7 Common Scoter, 1 f Velvet Scoter, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe off Par Beach. (B Bosistow)

Late news, 18/03, College Reservoir: 40+ Sand Martin, 1f Goldeneye. (D Chaney)

Late news, 19/03, Trevose Head: 4 Puffin, 1 Hooded Crow, 2 Scandinavian Rock Pipit. (B Bosistow)

Late news, 19/3, Walmsley Sanctuary: 113 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff,1 Common Redshank,1 Barnacle Goose, 24 Gadwall, 6 Pintail, 65 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit. (B Bosistow)

Late photos, 19/3, Par Beach Pool: albifrons White-fronted Goose.

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White-fronted Goose – Steve Rogers

Gannel Estuary: 6 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Portholland Beach: 1 2w Glaucous Gull flew onto rocks at 13.30. (K Blackman)

Amalveor: Ringtail and Male Hen Harrier this evening. (R Menari)

Men-an-Tol: ringtail Hen Harrier at 18:10. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 2 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin and 3 Tufted Duck on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Wherry Rocks, Penzance: 6 Sandwich Tern at 13.15. (R Butts)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 1w Iceland and 2w Yellow-legged Gull. Spoonbill also still present.

Kynance Cove: 1 Wheatear. (M&P Holt)

Old Lizard Head: male Black Redstart, 2 Chough. Also several Stonechat in the area. (M&P Holt)

Crowlas: 1f Brambling, 1 Chiffchaff in full song in private garden. (R Veal)

Rosemullion Head: 2 Black-throated Diver. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth Bay: 4 Common Scoter west. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 9 Little Egret roosting, 1m Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Oystercatcher – at mid-morning high tide. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 f Goldeneye, 40 Canada Goose. (D Chaney)

Gwennap Churchyard: 1 Nuthatch. (R Hampshire)

Charlestown: 1 Sparrowhawk in private garden. (D Hastilow)

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Sparrowhawk – David Hastilow

Par Beach: 1 European White-fronted Goose feeding on factory roof on the way to Spit Beach! 1 1w Caspian Gull and 1 1w Yellow legged Gull on buildings by the beach, large numbers of gulls in the bay. (B Bosistow)

Bissoe: Osprey sat on top of a tree between here and Cross Lanes. (A Luxmoore)

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