Wednesday 27th March 2019

Marazion: second-winter Ring-billed Gull on Marazion Beach at 17.30 for 5 minutes (+ 8 first-winter Common Gulls) then flushed out to area behind rocks. It was on the rocks at about 18.30 with Common Gulls then flew towards Mousehole. Also 20+ Common Dolphin. (D Britton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis and Garganey still present. (S Rogers, M Costa, JD Swann) Also 5  Eider in the bay, 5 Shoveler (2 male 3 female). (M Costa) Water Pipit by the sanctuary fence. (P Walsh)

Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff still at Polgigga duckpond. (J Miller)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Cattle Egret and 2 Black-necked Grebe still, also 10+ Sand Martin briefly, 2 singing Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Wadebridge: 41 Cattle Egret in flight between Walmsley and Chapel Amble, a further 19 Cattle Egret in field with cattle in fields next to Tredower B&B. (S Grose)

Mounts Bay: Osprey caught a fish off Great Hogus at 16:30. (P Rogers)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 93 Common Teal, 2 Shelduck, 3 Ruff, 1 Lapwing. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Chapel Amble: 1 Temmincks Stint, 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Newquay: 11 Kittiwake on the sea in the bay. (S Grose)

Trevose Head: 6 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Swallow, 9 Sand Martin, 2 Wheatear, 11 Corn Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Duckpool: Red Kite over. (N Bastin)

Red Kite – Nigel Bastin

Red Kite – Nigel Bastin

Red Kite – Nigel Bastin

Lower Tamar lake: 1 male Garganey at 12:00. (T Young)

Charlestown: 1 Chiffchaff singing ( D Hastilow)

Rumps Point: Female Black Redstart. (C Selway)

Lizard: 2w Iceland Gull still near Lizard village in sheep field. (D Britton)

Off Par Beach:  5 Eider (3 female + 2 male), 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Gull, 7 Rock Pipit, 6 dustbin lid sized Barrel Jellyfish from a kayak. (A Pipier)

Penhalurick: Red Kite at Trelusback Farm, which is near the Stithians reservoir. (D Carrier, L Mooney)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 17 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 51 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 15 Wigeon, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 33 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Redshank, 51 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Curlew, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 60 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 3 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Brimstone, 1 Comma, 2 Holly Blue. (M Scawen et al)

Little Gull, Mike Scawen

West Looe: 17 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 30+ Herring Gull, 2 Shelduck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Mute Swan, 10 Carrion Crow. (K Bowers)

Shelduck, Kevin Bowers

Redshank, Kevin Bowers

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Tregeseal:  30-40 Sand Martin flew up the valley around 18:30. (S Williams)

St Ives,The Island: 1 possible female Black Redstart flying towards Barnoon cemetery as well 6 Cormorants and a particularly tame House Sparrow. (K Money)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Barn Owl, 9 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Gwendreath Valley: 1 Adder, c10 Peacock, c5 Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Holly Blue, 2 Speckled Wood and 1 Red Admiral. (P Bedford)

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