Thursday 6th February 2014

Late News 4 Feb, Marazion: 1 juv Glaucous Gull off Little London. (P Semmens)

Late News 5 Feb, Hayle Estuary RSPB:  A 1w gull showing characters of American Herring Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull and a 4y female argentatus Herring Gull. (M Elliott)

Late news 5 Feb, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 f Red-breasted Merganser, 14 Grey Plover, 23 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Turner)

Penzance harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. Chyandour: 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 m Eider, 30 Ringed Plover, 33 Dunlin, 12 Sanderling, 11 Oystercatcher, 1 Black Redstart and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) Battery Rocks: 4 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Longrock, beach carpark: 1 ad Little Gull. (D Flumm) 100s of Gulls between Marazion and Long Rock including 5  Mediterranean Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull and 1 ad Glaucous Gull. (I Webster)

Marazion, Station Inn carpark: 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull. (P St. Pierre)

Porthleven: 1 ad Iceland Gull flew N past Porthleven Sands, then feeding briefly off Loe Bar. (I Maclean)

Helston, Loe Bar: 2 Black Redstart. Loe Pool: 1 Great Northern Diver, 19 Pochard, 17 Shoveler, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Mallard and 1 Snipe. (I Maclean)

Tresillian (private garden): 2 Bullfinch, 1 Redwing and 1 Nuthatch. (A Nicholson)

Lost Gardens of Heligan: 2 Nuthatch, 2 Siskin and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (A Nicholson)

Mousehole: 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 drake Eider. (P Semmens & D Parker)

St Ives harbour: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Iceland Gull, 1 Black-throated Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver again today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn Harbour: 10 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Argal Reservoir: 13 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, c100 Black-headed Gull and 3+ Common Gull. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 24 Wigeon, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 f Goldeneye, 2 Mute Swan, c15 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Coot and Moorhen. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Harbour: 2 (m & f) Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Razorbill. (D Chaney) Castle Beach: 3 Guillemot, 1 Little Egret, 1 Redshank and 14 Oystercatcher. 

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