Saturday 3rd February 2018

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Pendeen Watch: 1w (dark) Glaucous Gull, 2 Great Skua, 6 Red-throated Diver, 1260 auks, 220 Kittiwake and 890 Gannet west between 08:00 & 09:00. c150 Gannet feeding inside the rocks at 08:00. (P St Pierre) 4 Red-throated Diver, 1w Iceland Gull and 2 flocks (2 & 19) of Chough between 09:15 & 10:30. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: Ad & 1w Glaucous Gull plus 1w Iceland Gull in the harbour. No sign of the Kumlien’s Gull since 31/1. (L Proctor)

Newquay Boating lake: 1w Ring-billed Gull at 08:00. (S Grose, B Bosisto)

1w Ring-billed Gull – Shaun Grose

St Merryn: 2 ring-bearing Blackcap back on fat ball feeder in private field. (R Hughes)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1w drk Scaup and 4 (ad, 2w, 2x1w) Glaucous Gull. (R Veal, P Freestone)

Glaucous Gull – Reuben Veal


Godrevy Head: Adult and 2 1w Glaucous Gull. (P Freestone)

Mount’s Bay: Red-throated Diver and 12 Common Scoter off Marazion car park this morning. (P Freestone)

Millbrook: 3 Cattle Egret with 4 Little Egret at Stone Farm, Radford Lane. (AC Robinson)

Wacker Quay: Drake Green winged Teal at 12:19. (AC Robinson)

Wilcove: Second drake Green winged Teal at 12:39. (AC Robinson) Also 2 Great Northern Diver.

Millbrook Village: Singing Firecrest. (AC Robinson)

Pendower: 14 Great Northern Diver, 9 Black-throated Diver and the Pacific Diver, plus 3 Slavonian Grebe and 2 Red Necked Grebe. (B Mellow) Also Whimbrel reported.

Roseland: 26 Cirl Bunting. (B Mellow)

Malpas: Goldcrest, male Blackcap, male Bullfinch and male Siskin in garden. (M Costa)

Lizard Point (08:00-09:00): 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 Chough, Cormorant, Feral Pigeon, 132 Gannet, 1 Great Skua , Herring Gull, Jackdaw, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Oystercatcher, 2 Raven, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 14 Shag, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Curlew, 96 Fulmar 96, Great Black-backed Gull, 1344 Guillemot, House Sparrow, 144 Kittiwake, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii), 576 Razorbill, Rock Pipit. Also Scandinavian Herrring Gull and Glaucous-type hybrid Gull, Porpoise. (T Blunden et al)

St. Ives 09:00-11:00: 3 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Little Auk, 300 Guillemot, 50 Razorbill, 1000 Kittiwake, 500 Gannet (D Eva)

Padstow: 1w Glaucous Gull, 70 Common Gull, 1 ad Med Gull. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 253 Black-headed Gull, 190 Herring Gull, 1 1st winter Ring-billed Gull , 49 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (B Bosisto)

St John’s Lake from Marine Drive: Little Egrets, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Redshanks, Oystercatchers, Great Black-backed Gulls, Common Gulls, Curlews, Shelducks, Canada Geese, Slavonian Grebe, Cormorants, Ringed Plovers, Dunlins, Great Crested Grebes, Wigeons, Mallards, Brent Geese, Common Snipe, Sandwich Terns, Great Northern Divers, Coots, Turnstones, Little Grebes, Red-Breasted Merganser. (T Elm)

Praa Sands: 2 Chough, 4 Fulmar. (J Evans)

Truro: 2 (m+f) Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still, but appeared to fly to Colliford Lake.