Tuesday 8th March 2016

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Late news, 7/3, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 (2 m + 1 f) Goldeneye and 1 Water Rail at the feeding station. (P Smale)

Saltash, Frobisher Way: 1 Black Redstart. (K Baum)

Looe, Lethytep: 20+ Linnet, 6 Skylark and 1 Mistle Thrush. (P Hambly)

Penzance, Chyandour:  1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 3 Black Redstart. (D Flumm, P St Pierre) Tolcarne Beach: 23 Turnstone. (T Mills) Penzance harbour: 46 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Newlyn, Tolcarne: 1 m Black Redstart on rocks still. (T Mills)

Truro: 1 f Brambling in my garden. (D Jenkins)

Bude: 1 Cormorant, 11 Turnstone, 10 Oystercatcher and 2 Pied Wagtail (H Wilkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Bittern. (A James)

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Sennen Cove: 2 Little Egret to the east of the lifeboat station this morning.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 imm Spoonbill. Ryan’s Field: 1 Snipe and 1 Common Sandpiper. Ryan’s Field: Spoonbill here at high tide. (P Smale)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill still.

Penryn, Bohill: 1 f-type Black Redstart singing on rooftop. (C Benton)

Bude area: 1 Buteo species, possibly Rough-legged Buzzard. (N Bastin)

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St Clements and Tresemple: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again and also 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff with several other Chiffchaff. (M Jones)

Porthgwarra: 14 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua and 7 Puffin between 09:30 and 11:30. (DK Parker) 

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove.

Falmouth Docks: 1 Glaucous Gull on Western Docks (no public access). (S Taylor)

Towan Head: 18 Purple Sandpiper and 32 Turnstone. (S Rowe)