Sunday 23rd February 2014

Newlyn, harbour: 1 ad Kumlein’s Gull, 9 Great Northern Diver, 9 Cormorant, c20 Turnstone (including 2 colour-ringed birds – these were ringed 7 years ago in Newlyn). (J Hawkey & T Mills) Tolcarne Inn vicinity: 1 Rock Pipit showing some characteristics of Scandinavian race littoralis. (B Mellow, T Mills et al)


“Scandinavian” Rock Pipit? Tony Mills


Turnstone, ringed 28/1/2007, Newlyn harbour.

Tony Mills

Coverack: 1 Whimbel and 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Wright & S Bury)

Helston Loe, Carminowe Creek: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 15 Chiffchaff. (D Wright & S Bury) Loe Pool: 1 juv Iceland Gull and 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (S Bury & T Blunden)


Iceland Gull, Steve Bury


Glaucous Gull, Steve Bury

Marazion: 3 Glaucous Gull (2 ad + 1w), 4 ad Mediterranean Gull and 2 Long-tailed Duck. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance, Promenade: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Kumlein’s Gull and 4 Great Northern Diver. (V Stratton) Tolcarne Beach: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull with c100 Black-headed Gull. (T Mills) Off Railway Station: 1 Surf Scoter and 2 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan. (MJ Spicer & V Garside)


Whooper + Mute Swans, Victoria Gartside


Newquay, Gannel estuary: 11w Glaucous Gull. (M Lammas)

Nare Head: 2 Chough, 2 Ravens, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Heron, 4 Nuthatch, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Fulmar, 1 Buzzard, 3 Cormorant and 1 Black-throated Diver. (R & R Nicholls)

St Ives: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Looe: 1 Iceland Gull at Railway Station. Hannafore Point: 1 Great Skua, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Whimbrel and 7 Great Northern Diver.

Falmouth, Pennance Point: 1 Glaucous Gull past. Swanpool: 1 ad Kittiwake and 1 3w Mediterranean Gull. (S Perfect)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Mousehole: 1 Glaucous Gull.