Saturday 10th March 2018

Late photos, Penzance, Battery Rocks:

Purple Sandpiper, Linton Proctor

Purple Sandpiper, Linton Proctor

Egloshayle: 3 Hawfinch still in the old cemetery. (A Langdon)

Portscatho: Pacific Diver still with Black-throated Divers. (L Ozsanlav-Harris, T Phelps)

Mousehole: Ad Kumlien’s Gull, 2 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull roosting on St Clement’s Isle this evening. (M Ahmad)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 70 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 135 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret at Golden Lion cut off; m Scaup, 4 f Goldeneye, 2 Reed Bunting, 50 Fieldfare at Stuart Hutchins hide (J & D Chapman)

Pendower beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 8 Black-throated Diver, 8 Slavonian Grebe and 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Red-throated Diver. (T Phelps)

Porthgwarra: Juv Iceland Gull over at 12:15. (MD Wallace)

Marazion: c40 Bar-tailed Godwit on beach opposite Station House pub at 10:20. (PJ Freestone)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe. (PJ Freestone)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Knot, 61 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, c40 Dunlin, 18 Curlew, 232 Black-headed Gull, 1 Spoonbill, 12 Shelduck, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 26 Grey Plover, 8 Mediterranean Gull and 100+ Lesser Black-backed Gull (PJ Freestone, R Veal) 1 drk Pintail , 35 Lapwing, 2 Snipe on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal)

Black-tailed Godwit, Reuben Veal

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Shoveler, 6 Little Grebe, 16 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron on Longrock Pool. ( D Chadwick )

Truro River: 83 Black-tailed Godwit. (PA Fraser) 1 adult Mediterranean Gull. (B Bosisto)

Madron, Boswarthen Chapel: 1 Firecrest, 7 Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Chysauster: 1 Merlin, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Dartford Warbler, 5 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Rinsey: 2 Kittiwake, 4 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 1 Common Lizard, 1 Slow Worm. (J Evans)

Slow Worm, Jonathan Evans

St Gothian Sands: 1 m Scaup, 5 m Shoveler and 2 Coot. ( MJ Spicer) Plus 2 Water Rail, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 9 Pintail, 2 Wigeon, 11 Shoveller, 3 Mallard, 2 Snipe, 100 Golden Plover, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel. (D Wright)

Land’s End: 20+ Meadow Pipit in horse paddocks. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Austell, Holmbush: Female Blackcap in private garden. (C Hooper)

Blackcap, Chris Hooper

Truro: Female Blackcap in private garden. (M Costa) Also 1 Redwing, 1m 1f Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Towan Head: 2 Red-throated Diver. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Coot, 4 Buzzard, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Yellowhammer, 26 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

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