Thursday 27th February 2014

St Erth: 8 Golden Plover west and 6 Redwing. (MJ Spicer)

Fishing Cove, Gunwalloe: 1 1w Glaucous Gull feeding on dead White-sided Dolphin. (M Grantham)

Cape Cornwall: 7 Chough. (B Toms)

Trengwainton Woods: 4 Nuthatch. (B Toms)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan still. (B Toms)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Water Rail, 26 Lapwing, 50+ Black Headed Gull (including one in full Summer plumage), Herring Gull, Great Blacked-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Curlew, Wigeon, Teal, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 12 Gadwall, Coot, Moorhen, Shelduck, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Tufted Duck and Shoveler. (W Delacour – video).

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 3 hybrid goose, 14 Teal, 18 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 11 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 1+ Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 37 Curlew, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker) Also 1 Bittern. (C Barnard)

Marazion Beach: 1 juv Glaucous Gull at Red River mouth. (C Barnard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Goosander, 1 Great Northern Diver, 191 Curlew, 28 Redshank, 21 Oystercatcher, 16 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Dunlin, 526 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 22 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 57 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull and 1 ad Med Gull from Lelant Saltings platform over high tide this evening. (DK Parker)

Mousehole: Probable 2w Azorean Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Glaucous Gull (2 ad, 2w & 2 juv), juv Iceland Gull and ad Kumlien’s Gull at the St Clements roost this evening. (M Elliott & P Semmens)

Penzance: 1 1w Surf Scoter still.

Sennen Cove: 2 Glaucous Gull and 1 Iceland Gull.

Swanpool Point: 38+ BT Diver, 10+ GN Diver, 10+ Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 50+ Shag and 10 Gannet. (D Chaney)

Pendennis: 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Med Gull. (D Chaney)

Gorrangoras: c50 Curlew, 40+ Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 5 Little Egret, 15 Mute Swan, 5+ Mallard 
10+ Teal and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

MJS