Thursday 8th March 2018

Pendower Beach: 1 ad Pacific Loon still offshore this evening.

Coverack: 1 Sandwich Tern this morning and at least 1 Iceland Gull still flying around too. (J Foster)

Gerrans Bay: 2 Red-necked Grebe from Pednvaden lookout station.

Wilcove: 7 Bar-tailed Godwit,  9 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Green winged Teal. (A Blonden)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter still.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Avocet, Spoonbill and Pintail still, plus 6 Med Gull (incl 3 superb adults in full sum plum), 3 Knot and 49 Redshank. (DK Parker, J Eccleston)

Torpoint: 1 Black Redstart male at Trengrouse Avenue. (D Allan)

Truro River: 1 Little Grebe fishing off Boscawen Park on high tide, 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, c35 Redshank, c15 Curlew, c10 Dunlin, c12 Oystercatcher. (PA Fraser)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Goldcrest, 4 Little Grebe, 50+ Canadian Geese, 2 Great Crested
Grebe. (R Napp)

Great Crested Grebe – Rick Napp

Great Crested Grebe – Rick Napp

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 drake Shoveler. (C Hughes)

Lanner Green: 2 Green Woodpecker, calling repeatedly.  (R Hampshire)

Penzance: 2 Black Redstart on sea defence boulders at Chyandour. (A McKechnie)

Black Redstart – Alex McKechnie

Penzance garden: Firecrest, Chiffchaff and Blackcaps still here. A female Blackcap with an  alloy ring on left leg has been seen yesterday and today. (R Phillips)

Porth Reservoir: 1 fem Mandarin, 5 Coot, 2 Wigeon, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Mandarin, Shaun Grose

Truro, in my garden:  1 Redwing. (D Jenkins)

Lower Tamar Lake: 13 Goosander (3m 10f), 2 Gadwall (1m 1f), 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1f Goldeneye, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Tit,1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Tehidy Country Park: 2 Nuthatch, 10 Mute Swan, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 2 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch . (K.Bowers)

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Shoveller, Kevin Bowers

Shoveller, Kevin Bowers

Penwithick: 2 Siskin, 1 Wren. (K.Bowers)

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

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