Thursday 23rd March 2017

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Late news, 22/3, Gerrans Bay: 8 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 7 Common Scoter and 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Hall)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Red-breasted Merganser, juv Iceland Gull, juv Kittiwake, 25 Redshank, 16 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Grey Plover. (S Rogers) 2 Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field this morning. (Cornwall Birding)

St Erth: 1 juv Iceland Gull and 12 Little Egret in Tredrea Lane. (MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir: c200 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow. (D Flumm) 300+ Sand Martin. (S Rogers)

Sennen: 1 White Wagtail in the village, 130 Golden Plover at Trevedra Farm. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: 29 Chiffchaff. Juv Iceland Gull nearby in fields at Polgigga. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 3 Willow Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 1 Blackcap ringed. (K Wilson)

Mount’s Bay: imm male Common Scoter. (S Rogers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 12 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin. (S Rogers) 2 juv Iceland Gull on the beach at Red River mouth. (Cornwall Birding)

Swanpool: Cetti’s Warbler still present this morning. (J Irvine) Also 1 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Sand Martin. (D Chaney)

Maenporth: Iceland Gull reported.

Lethytep, Lanreath: 1 Garganey. (P Hambly)

Gannel Estuary: 6 Cattle Egret at Penpol Creek roost at 18.50. (S Grose)

Carharrack: m&f Blackcap, 6 Long-tailed Tit on feeders and 2 Bullfinch in private garden. (W Chegwidden)

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Blackcap – Warren Chegwidden