Tuesday 18th February 2014

Bude Marsh: 1 m Pintail, 1 Cormorant, 25 Moorhen, 45 Canada Geese, 71 Lapwing, 56 Mallard, 3+ Snipe, 19 Teal, 52 Black-headed Gull, 25 Herring Gull, 11 Oystercatcher, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Jay, 6 Greenfinch, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Linnet, 1 Wren, 6+ Blue Tit, 2 Magpie and 14 Rook in trees at nesting site, many Chaffinches and Blackbirds. (H Kendall & R Mudge)

River Lynher, Jupiter Point: 1 Razorbill. (D Allen)

St Ives: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on beach seaward of pier and 1 Great Northern Diver out to sea. A flock of 10/12 Turnstones flew past Porthgwidden beach. (D Jenkins)

Ponsanooth Sewerage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest and 15 Chiffchaff. (M Grantham)

Gwennap Sewerage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 10 Chiffchaff and 5 Green Sandpiper. (M Grantham)

Falmouth Bay: 28 Great Northern Diver,  2 Black-throated Diver (inc. 1 in summer plumage), 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Skua and 1 Iceland Gull. (AK Wildlife Cruises)

Marazion, mouth of Red River: 6 Common Gulls. 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Kittiwake. (A Hartley) Off Station House Carpark: 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 3 Kittiwake and Long-tailed Duck. (T Mills, I Webster, L Proctor et al) 1 1w Laughing Gull reported again.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 9 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 15 Teal, 10 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Bittern, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 12 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Guillemot, 1 ad Kittiwake, 7 Chiffchaff, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Penzance, off Railway Station: 1 1w Surf Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Guillemot, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider, 1 Peregrine and 2 Black Redstart. (P St Pierre & A Hartley)

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Black-throated Diver, Adam Hartley.

 

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Guillemot, Adam Hartley.

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Surf Scoter, Adam Hartley.

 

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank and  Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 3 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 1 Mallard. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 4 Purple Sandpiper, 5 Turnstone and 5 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Mount Edgcumbe: 1 heavily oiled Guillemot on Garden Battery beach, 1 Guillemot & 1 Razorbill further off towards Drakes Island but neither looked v well. 2 Great Northern Diver, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Firecrest, 8 Moorhen, 1 drake Gadwall, 30+ Mallard, 2 Canada Geese, 2 (m + f) Sparrowhawk. (R Hurrell)

St Ives: 1 Black Redstart at Pedn Olva Hotel; 3 Great Northern Diver in the harbour. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth, Carrick Roads: 42 Great Northern Diver. (D Chaney) Falmouth Bay: 37 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 500+ Shag, 54+ Guillemot and 4 Razorbill. (D Chaney) Tregenver Road: 1 ad Glaucous Gull. (S Perfect) Swanpool Point: 47 Black-throated Diver and 10 Great Northern Diver. (D Chaney)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 72 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 56  Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 6 Teal, 22 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard and 2 Raven. (DK Parker)

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