Sunday 11th March 2018

Stithians Reservoir: Male Goldeneye. Also Great White Egret still at Golden Lion. (D Wright)

Maer Lake: Jack Snipe and 6 Ruff this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill still. Ryan’s Field: 1 m Pintail still (S Rogers)

Pintail, Steve Rogers

Pintail, Steve Rogers

Mousehole: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 drk Eider, 7 Manx Shearwater, 3 Great Northern Diver this morning. (R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow, R+L Wilkins)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe still. (R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow, R+L Wilkins)

Porth Reservoir: 1 fem Mandarin, 5 Coot, 4 Blackcap, 1 Skylark, 2 Jay, 2 Raven, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Polgigga: 2 White Wagtail this afternoon. (MD Wallace)

Colan Church: 5 Greenfinch, 2 Blackcap, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

St Austell: Treecreeper in private gardens. (C Hooper)

Treecreeper, Chris Hooper

Windmill Farm: 9 Pintail, 12 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 4 Mallard. (F Trewin)

Penwithick: 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Robin, 3 Long-Tailed Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch and 6 House Sparrow . (K Bowers)

Reed Bunting, Kevin Bowers

Pied Wagtail, Kevin Bowers

Feock: 9 Blackcaps (5 female, 4 male) all feeding together on birdtable with no squabbles.  Some male Blackcaps now singing in garden. (K Dalziel)

Helston SW: 2 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Chiffchaff this morning. (D Wright)

Marazion: 44 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 29 Turnstone, 12 Redshank and 10 Dunlin on beach below Godolphin Arms and 1 GN Diver offshore. (GE and LA Carr)

Millpool: Large flock of mixed finch species (included: Linnet, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Brambling,) Large Flock of Redwing and Fieldfare, 1 male singing Yellowhammer in fields at Trescowe.  (J Evans)

Millbrook Pond: 2 (m+f) Egyptian Geese. (T Mills)

Crantock: 5 Mediterranean Gull, 24 Common Gull, in large gull flock following the plough in fields just past Bowgie Inn. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 8 Goosander (1m 7f), 1 Grey Heron. 1 Little Egret, 2 Gadwall (1m 1f). 1 Goldfinch, 1f Goldeneye. (R Mudge)

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