Sunday 28th March 2021

Late News, 23/3, Old Kea: 1 Black Redstart (M Buckley)

Late News, 24/3, Old Kea: 1 Swallow, returning bird back on patch. (M Buckley)

Late News, 27/03, Restronguet Creek: 1 Spoonbill feeding near Old Boat Yard, Trolver. (B Penny)

Chynhalls Point, Coverack: 1 Swallow in off sea, 1+ Great Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern (D Beadle, D Chapman-Gardner)

Porthgwarra: 102 Puffin, 7 Great Skua, 30 Red-throated Diver, 17 Sandwich Tern from 0700-1230. Also 5 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow and Peregrine chasing a female Mallard (R Veal, R Augarde, R Wilkins, T McGowan, N R Rogers)

Marazion Marsh: 4 Sand Martin early afternoon. (P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary: 11 Sandwich Tern, 1 Ruff (moulting into s/p), 1 Greenshank, 9 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2f Goosander, 23 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 6 Little Egret. (J Hawkey)

Gwithian: 2 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin, 14 Tufted Duck, 10 Teal, 3 Shoveler, Mute Swan incubating (D Eva)

Penryn River: 3 Sandwich Tern and 4 Little Egret, viewed from Greenbank. (C Benton)

Carharrack: 9 Sand Martin over. (F Bell)

St Andrews Pool, St Blazey: 1 Water Rail, 1 pairr nesting Mute Swan, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest. (S Grose)

Spit Beach, Par: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Gull, 9 Lesser Black backed Gull, 176 Herring Gull, 8 Eider (5m +3f), 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Black throated Diver. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 9 Linnet, 3 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Trewollack/Rialton Barton: 2 Sand Martin, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 98 Rook, 19 Pied Wagtail, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Quintrell Downs:1 Swallow (N Long)

Mawgan Porth: 2 Swallow, 1 White Wagtail, 8 Pied Wagtail, 1 Lapwing, 87 Teal, 2 broods of Mallard ducklings (8 and 5). (P Roseveare)

Amble Marshes: 2 Black-headed Gull, 4 Tufted Duck, 18 Shoveler, 41 Teal, 9 Gadwall, 2 Shelduck, 5 Coot, Water Pipit, 9 Pied Wagtail, White Wagtail, 100 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

Wenfordbridge Hill, St Breward: 1f Sparrowhawk. (J Stedman)

Dobwalls: 2 Swallows over the garden, our first ones of the year (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: (moving west before 0825) 380+ Gannet, 16 Manx Shearwater, 8 Fulmar, 2 Great Skua, 21 Kittiwake, 1 Common Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern and 73 auks. (A Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 5 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 7 Grey Heron, 27 Shelduck, 5 Teal, 2 Mallard & 4 Little Egret (P Kemp)

Quethiock: 1 Swallow (A Blonden)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Wheatear (A Blonden)

Crackington Haven: Sand Martin’s and 1 Swallow. (J&B Teague)

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