Saturday 1st March 2014

Saturday 1st March 2014

Late news 28/2 Buttermilk Hill: 320 Golden Plover and 4 Common Snipe. (V Stratton)
Late news Foage Valley, Zennor: 1 Adder and 2 Common Lizard. (V Stratton)
Late news Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 1 Great Northern Diver, 18 Purple Sandpiper and 40 Turnstone. (DS Flumm)
Porthgwarra: 1 American Golden Plover with Golden Plover flock but mobile. (K Wilson)
Falmouth: 1 ad Black Guillemot, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-necked Grebe, 10+ Great Northern Diver, 27 Black-throated Diver and 1 ad Med Gull. (M & J Spicer, P & H Taylor, J St Ledger)

Red-necked Grebe Falmouth 1st March 2014Red-necked Grebe by John St Ledger

Sancreed: 1 Mistle Thrush and 2 Stonechat. (DS Flumm)
Penzance: 1 Firecrest on west side of Tescos. (DS Flumm) Also 1m Eider and 5 Great Northern Diver offshore.
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern and 2 Black Redstart.
Marazion Beach: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 ad Glaucous Gull and 2 Med Gull plus 6 Great Northern Diver and 1m Common Scoter offshore. (C Barnard)
Long Rock: 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver.
Camel Trail: 23 Mute Swan, 32 Wigeon, 3 Goosander (1m), 2 Canada Geese, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 29 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 8 Ringed Plover, c200 Dunlin, 3 Grey Plover and 1 ad Med Gull. (DK Parker)
Mousehole:  2 Glaucous Gull (ad & juv) and 1 juv Iceland Gull at the roost. (M Elliott & M Ahmad) Also Probable 2w Azorean Yellow-legged Gull and 1 juv Kumlien’s Gull. (DK Parker)
Kennidjack: 1 ad Glaucous Gull around the head plus 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewage works. (P Clarke)
Gannel Estuary: 1 1w Little Gull and 2 Med Gull. (S Rowe)
Porth Reservoir: 1 Black-throated Diver, 7 Teal, 20 Mallard, 3 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Grey Heron and 3 Cormorant. (S Rowe)
Trevelgue (Porth – Watergate): 3 Corn Bunting on hedges by roadside. (S Rowe)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Glaucous Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver.
Newlyn Harbour: 7 Great Northern Diver.
Millbrook Lake: 1 juv Iceland Gull.
MJS