Monday 7th March 2016

Monday 7th March 2016

Will all contributors please note the new guidelines on submissions and photographs HERE. Your help would be greatly appreciated by the news team.

Late news, 6/3, Peranuthnoe (Perran Sands to Trenow Cove): 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Whimbrel, 12 Great Northern Diver, 1 drake Common Scoter, 14 Turnstone, 4 Redshank, 8 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 120 Chaffinch, 80 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven and 3 Little Egret. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 6/3, Marazion Beach: 29 Sanderling and 10+ Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 6/3 Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 pr Shoveler. (P St Pierre)

Saltash, China Fleet Club: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still in trees along Nature Trail north of the workshops at 1100. (R Smaldon)

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

East Looe seafront: 2 Black Redstart. (D Spooner)

Kilminorth Woods, near Looe: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Spooner)

Gerrans Bay, Pendower Beach: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Common Scoter, 12 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 3 Slavonian, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 1 f Kestrel. (P&H Taylor, s Gay, J St Ledger)

Tregony Bridge: 1 Dipper. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Little Egret and 1 Mallard (A James) Also 2 (m+f) Shoveler. (T Mills) and 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 39 Teal, 4 drake Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

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Bude: 10 Oystercatcher, 9 Turnstone and 1 Kingfisher (H Wilkins)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Lesser Scaup and 1 f Scaup. (A Davey)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Goldcrest, 10 Wigeon, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 4 Shelduck, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 6 Greenfinch, this morning. (J Evans) Estuary: 1 imm Spoonbill and 1 Water Pipit at Quay House Inn. (M Spicer, T Mills)

St Erth, Red River, Ryan’s Field to St Erth: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff (singing), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Curlew (Flyover), 1 Jay, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (singing) and 1 Bullfinch. (J Evans)

Camelford: 2 Grey Wagtail.  ( N.Greaves)

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 juv Glaucous Gull to roost. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion: 1 Pacific Diver and 3 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Tresillian, St Clements and Tresemple: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again also 1 Firecrest and 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff with several other Chiffchaff. 5 Siskin in St Clement. 2 Siskin and 1 Blackcap in Tresillian with 2 Raven over. 3 Greenshank and 1 Dunlin on the Tresillian River. (A Nicholson)

Torpoint, St John’s Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Siberian Chiffchaff

Gwennap Head: 2 Humpback Whales. (M Wallace)

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