Monday 24th February 2014

Penzance, off Eastern Green/Chyandour: 1 1w m Surf Scoter, 1 f Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart and 1 ad Kittiwake. (S Turner, T Mills, D Mays & D Flumm) Harbour: 1 m Eider. (S Turner) Battery Rocks/Jubilee Pool: 16 Purple Sandpiper, 1 m Eider and 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Flumm & T Mills) Promenade: 4 Great Northern Diver. (T Mills)

Marazion: 1 Long-tailed Duck. (S Turner) 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Glaucous Gull and 2 Long-tailed Duck. (D Mays, video of Glaucous Gull) also 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Newlyn Harbour: 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot and c20 Turnstone. (T Mills) Sandy Cove: 1 ad Kumlein’s Gull. (F Rice)

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Kumlein’s + Herring Gulls. Farleigh Rice

St. Clements: 3 Siskin and 4 Greenshank. (C Moore)

Trenow: 2 Glaucous Gull (ad + juv), 2 Common Gull, c75 Black-headed Gull, c30 Herring Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Little Egret, c20 Oystercatcher, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50+ Curlew, 3 Redshank, 15 Turnstone and 1 Kestrel. (R Menari)

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Glaucous Gull, Richard Menari

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 St Erth: 1 Tawny Owl calling this morning and 1 Redwing. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 2 hybrid goose, 12 Teal, 21 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 9 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Stonechat, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Goldcrest and 1 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker & D Mays)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Water: 4 Mediterranean Gull. Ryan’s Field: 10+ Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Greenshank. (D Mays, video of Mediterranean Gull)

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Bar-tailed Gowit, D Mays)

Treen Common: 9+ Yellowhammers and 5 Reed Buntings. (DK Parker)

Looe, Hannafore Point: 8 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe.  From Railway Station: 1 1w Glaucous Gull and 22 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (B Taggart)

Newham, Truro River: 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 180+ Dunlin and 31 Redshank. (J St Ledger)

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Common Sandpiper, John St Ledger

 Tresillian River: 1 m Mandarin (behind Wheel Inn), 1 Greenshank, 1 Guillemot (behind Audi Garage) and 1 Common Gull. (J St Ledger)

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Mandarin duck, John St ledger

Polgigga, Arden-Sawah: 1 1w Iceland Gull. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Iceland Gull

Trewellard Common: 1 Barn Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: flock of Knot at Porthgwidden; Black Redstart on The Island.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Plus 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Kenidjack Sewerage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Falmouth: 3 Eider (1m + 2f) off Falmouth Hotel, 10+ Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Mediterranean Gull past.

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