Monday 25th March 2019

Rosudgeon: Red Kite over this morning at 08:15 being mobbed by gulls. Appeared to be interested in a dead badger on the A394. (S Rusga)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Drake Garganey,  1 Glossy Ibis, 60+ Sand Martin, 1+ Water Pipit, 1 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler; 1f Black Redstart in horse paddock. Also 4 imm drk Eider offshore. (R Veal, B Bosisto et al)

Glossy Ibis, John Lewis

Little Egret, John Lewis

Marazion: 3 Eider, 3 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver but all distant. (D Britton)

Porthgwarra: Red-rumped Swallow over the village before drifting up the valley at 11:05. Also 2 Shoveler, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Skylark and c12 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler male (showing well and singing occasionally/quietly late morning) at the sewage works. (M Pass) Also 1 Eider and 1 Common Scoter. (D Britton)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Pectoral Sandpiper early afternoon but flew towards estuary. 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Drake Garganey, 45+ Cattle Egrets 10+ Swallows and 150 Sand Martin. (P Roseveare)

Chapel Amble: Temmink’s Stint, 3 Ruff and a Green Sandpiper. (P Roseveare)

Land’s End: 3 Black Redstart along track to Greeb Farm.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: adult Ring-billed Gull. (B Bosisto ) Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field.

Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff calling by the duck pond. (I and J Miller)

Siberian Chiffchaff, John Miller

Hannafore: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Juliane)

Foage: male Ring Ouzel in field near farm at top of valley this afternoon. (P Clement)

Ring Ouzel, Pete Cement

Ring Ouzel, Pete Clement

Bude Marshes: 2 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Shelduck, 5 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 4 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff. (N Bastin)

Chapel Carn Brea: Red Kite, sub ad over car park heading north 11:30. (J Miller)

Kenidjack: House Martin over west end of valley then flew north, 3 Wheatear (2 m,1 f), Willow Warbler, 10 + Chiffchaff. (P Clarke)

Cape Cornwall: 13 Linnets, 1 Raven, 4 Stonechat at the golf course. (M Holt)

Aire Point: 7 Wheatear. (M Holt)

Nanjizal: 2 Redwing, 1 Siskin. (B Bosisto)

Padstow: 3 Grey Partridge in fields at Crugmeer, 1 Barn Owl at Tregudda Gorge, 1 Chiffchaff in scrub at Hawkers Cove, 5 Mediterranean Gull following the plough in fields at Radar Station. (S Grose)

Lizard Point: 2 Risso’s Dolphin. (D Britton)

The Waterings, Housel Bay: 1m Black Redstart, 2 Chiffchaffs. (J Hawkey)

Penzance, private garden: I Holly Blue and 1 Peacock Butterfly. (T Mills)

Wheal Martyn (Carthew): 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 11 Coal Tit, 1 Mallard, 1 Wren, 2 Woodpigeon, 15 Jackdaw, 3 Robin. (K. Bowers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Chaffinch, Kevin Bowers

Mallard, Kevin Bowers

Wren, Kevin Bowers

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