Monday 3rd February 2014

Monday 3rd February 2014

Late news, 2 Feb, St Ives, Island: 1 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 600+ Auks on passage. Porthmeor Beach: 8 Mediterranean Gull and 7 Common Gull. (V Stratton)
Late news, 2 Feb, Carbis Bay: 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver and 12 Great Northern Diver. (V Stratton)
Late news, 2 Feb, Cambourne: 2 Blackcap and 8 Bullfinch (4m + 4f) in private garden. (P Dinning – video)

Late news, 2 Feb, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 28 Mallard, 36 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 2 Bittern, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)
Late news, 2 Feb, Marazion: 8 Turnstones, 3 Oystercatchers and c300 Black-headed Gulls on the beach. (DK Parker)
Late news, 2 Feb, Camel Estuary: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (M Scawen)


Slavonian Grebe, Mike Scawen.

Late news, 2 Feb, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Aythya hybrid duck from Stuart Hutchings hide. (F Rice)


Hybrid duck, Farleigh Rice.

Newlyn Harbour: 10 Great Northern Diver, 3 Cormorant, 4 Shag and 5 Turnstone. (M Elliot, C Moore & T Mills) Newlyn River mouth: 2 (1ad 1 1w) Kittiwake and 2 Common Gull amongst large flock of Black-headed Gull. (T Mills)

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Great Northern Divers,

Tony Mills


Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Willow Tit and 2 Coal Tit. (MJ Spicer)
Wadebridge, Guineaport: 2 (1m + 1f) Goosander, 1m Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Lapwing. (W Delacour, both videos)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (C Moore & M Elliot)
Mousehole, St Clements Isle: 1 1w Iceland Gull. (C Moore & M Elliot)
Carbis Bay: 1 Great Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver and 5 Great Northern Diver. (C Moore & M Elliot)
Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 8 Great Northern Diver and1 Mediterranean Gull (in summer plumage-full black cap). (J St Ledger) Castle Beach: 1 Little Gull, several Mediterranean Gulls feeding with hundreds of Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney)
Marazion: 28 Turnstone, 23 Sanderling, 9 Ringed Plover and 3 Oystercatcher on the beach. (DK Parker)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Kittiwake on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)
Penzance: 56 Purple Sandpiper at the lighthouse roost this evening. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup.