Monday 10th February 2014

Late news, 9/2, Sennen Cove: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull reported.

Penzance, Chyandour: 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 m Eider, 131 Dunlin, 42 Ringed Plover, 36 Sanderling, 5 Turnstone and 3 Black Redstart. (D Flumm) Eastern Green: 1 1w m Surf Scoter early morning. (T Mills) Railway Station:1 m Surf Scoter, 1 f Common Scoter, 8 Great Northern diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 m Eider, 1 m Black Redstart and 3 Grey Wagtail. (D Mays & DK Parker) Wherrytown: 5 Great Northern Diver. (DK Parker) Jubilee Pool: 2 Great Northen Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Common Scoter (1m & 3f) and 15 Purple Sandpiper. (DK Parker)

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Black Redstart, Derek Mays

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Grey Wagtail, Derek Mays

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Kumlein’s Gull, Simon Maycock

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 35 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Redshank. (J Irvine)

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Black-throated Divers, Jono Irvine

Long Rock: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Great Northern Diver and 1 Kittiwake off the car park. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  1 Bittern, 4 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 21 Teal, 9 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, and 1 Stonechat.  (DK Parker, A Mckechnie, B Dodd & D Mays)

Marazion: 1 ad and 1 2w Mediterranean Gull on the beach plus 5 Great Northen Diver, 2 Long-tailed Duck,  1 ad Glaucous Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Common Gull, 20+Sanderling, 15+Dunlin and 7+Ringed Plover. (DK Parker, A Mckechnie, B Dodd & D Mays)(Glaucous Gull video, Derek Mays)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mute Swan, 84 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 32 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 2 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Buzzard and 1 Dunlin. (DK Parker)

Gunwalloe, Fishing Cove: 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (S Bury)

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Glaucous Gull, Steve Bury

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Falmouth, Gorrangorras: 20+ Redshank, 10+ Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Sandwich Tern, 12 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10+ Teal, 1 Greenshank and 16 Mute Swan. (D Chaney) Pendennis Point: 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Purple Sandpiper. Falmouth Bay: 27 Black-throated Diver, 7+ Great Northern Diver, 12 Diver sp. (mostly distant towards Maenporth though), 6 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 15 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, c.200 Shag and 1 Curlew. (D Chaney)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Little Auk briefly on the sea near the Brisons with a group of Kittiwakes; 1 pos 2 ad Little Gull. (P Clarke)

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