Saturday 15th February 2014

Penzance, Chyandour:  1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, 1 1w drake Surf Scoter, 1 f Common Scoter, 1 f Long-tailed Duck and 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm, L Proctor, D Chaney & S Perfect) Jubilee Pool: 5 Great Northern Diver and 1 m Eider. (D Flumm & T Mills)  Bus Station: 1 Black Redstart. (L Proctor)

Colliford Lake: 1 1w Glaucous Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver. (J Rance)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 drake Goosander, 4 Goldeneye and 1 Slavonian Grebe off Southern causeway. 1 ferruginous duck type hybrid at Golden Lion. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Basin: 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Mediterranean Gull. Estuary: 1 Greenshank. Ryans Field: 40+ Lapwing. (S Maycock)

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Greenshank, Simon Maycock

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Mediterranean Gull, Simon Maycock

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Wadebridge, Two Trees: 2 (m + f) Bullfinch. (N Greaves)

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Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 84 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 63 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 2 Teal, 28 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Buzzard, 60 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 23 Black-headed Gull, 25 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull and 2 Raven. (DK Parker

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 ad Glaucous Gull. (L Proctor)

Loe Pool: 2 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Kittiwake and 18 Shoveler. 1 Whooper Swan on Boating Lake still. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Lizard Point: 1 Great Skua, 1 Black-throated Diver, hundreds of Razorbill west in 1 1/2 hours am. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

College Reservoir: 1 Bittern, 1 Scaup and 1 f Goldeneye.  (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Tamar Estuary, R. Tamar + Lynher: 200+ Avocet. Cremyll: 5 Great Northern Diver and 1 Ruff. Barn Pool, Mt Edgcumbe: 3 Little Gull. Wacker Quay: 2 Pergrine. (B Taggart & D Julian)

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

Newlyn Harbour: 9 Great Northern Diver. Sandy Cove: 1 f Common Scoter, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Chiffchaff. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth, Crab Quay: 14 Great Northern Diver, 50+ Shag, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Black Redstart. Pendennis Point: 4 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Auk sp. Castle 1 (m & f) Stonechat, 1 Little Egret, 1 Rock Pipit, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank and 1 Dunnock. Devoran Quay: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Shelduck, 2 Ringed Plover, 50+ Redshank, 50+ Curlew, 30 Teal and 1 Greenshank. Gorrangorras from Falmouth side: 1 Teal, 2 Greenshank, 1 Curlew and 5 Mute Swan.

College Reservoir: 1 Goosander, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 diver sp. and 2 Firecrest, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, c20 Wigeon, 15+ Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup, 1 Goldeneye, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10+ Coot , 2+Moorhen, c25 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Redwing, 1 Kingfisher and it looked like a gull roost may have been happening, 100+ Herring and 20+ Black-headed Gulls. D Chaney, S Perfect, et al)

Argal Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Mute Swan and about a dozen Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

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