Thursday 20th February 2014

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Surf Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Blackcap and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) Off Railway Station: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Guillemot and 5 Great Northern Diver. (A Hartley)

Dozmary Pool: 1 drake Lesser Scaup still present, also 22 Tufted Duck, 15 Pochard and 4 Goldeneye. (D Eva)

Upper Fowey Valley ( Trezibbett): 1 Woodcock and 1 singing Willow Tit. (D Eva)

Golitha Falls: 1 Brambling with Chaffinches in the wood. (D Eva)

Marazion Beach: 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, I Common Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver. (MJ Spicer) 1 ad Glaucous Gull on Little London. (P Semmens) 2 Long-tailed Duck off the Station House. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 23 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 7 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker) Plus 2 Bittern. (MJ Spicer)

Long Rock Beach: 3 Great Northern Diver. (MJ Spicer)

Mousehole: 3 (2 ad + 1 juv) Glaucous Gull at roost. (P Semmens)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Black-throated Diver still. (J Bowen)

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Black-throated Diver, J Bowen

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Pendeen: quite a good movement of Auks, Guillemots & Kittiwakes on the sea today. A few Fulmars now back at the cliffs. (A Hartley)

Carbis Bay: 7 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (S Rowe)

 St Ives: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on Porthminster Beach. 

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 4 Guillemot (3x winter plum, 1x summer plum), 3x razorbill, 1 Great Northern Diver, c26 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 ad Kittiwake, 1 ad Gannet and 1 Grey Wagtail.

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