Sunday 2nd February 2014

Sunday 2nd February 2014

Late news, 1st Feb, off Mylor Church: 9 Black-necked Grebe and 3 Eider.
Late news, 1st Feb, College Reservoir: 1 Bittern.
Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup and 1 f Ring-necked Duck.
Newlyn Harbour: 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Cormorant, 2 shag and 5 Turnstone. (L Proctor & T Mills) Newlyn River mouth: 1 ad Common Gull and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull amongst many Herring, Black-headed and Great Black-backed Gulls. (T Mills) Sandy Cove: 5 Great Northern Diver and 2 Black-throated Diver. (D King)
Penzance, Railway Station: 2 Black Redstarts. (L Proctor) Jubilee Pool: 1 Great Northern Diver and 3 Purple Sandpiper feeding on shore line with Turnstones. (D King) Eastern Green beach: 1 1w Litle Gull.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 1w Glaucous Gull, 3 ad Mediterranean Gull, 50 Kittiwake and 10 Chough. (D Flumm)
Drift reservoir (members only): 1 Goldeneye and 22 Tufted Duck. (D Flumm)
Sancreed: 10 Redwing and 1 Stonechat. (D Flumm)
St Ives: 4 Mediterranean Gull including one ringed and 1 Common Gull on Porthmeor Beach. (D King) 1 Red-throated Diver. (D Eva) 1  juv Glaucous Gull, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 3 Great Skua and 5 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Goosander (1 male, 2 females), 1 f Red-breasted Merganser and 10 Bar-tailed Godwit. (D Eva) Plus 1 Greenshank, 1 f Peregrine and 1 Lapwing. (NR Phillips) Plus 9 Grey Plover. (B Toms)
Windmill Farm: 22 Fieldfare and 1 Grey Heron. (D Wright)
Lizard Point: 1 2w Mediterranean Gull and 3 Purple Sandpiper. (D Wright)


Mediterranean Gull, Dougy Wright.

Towan Headland: 1 Great Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver plus many Kittiwake, a few Gannet, 50+Auk species, 20+Turnstone, 4 Rock Pipit, and a few Meadow Pipit. (D Mays)


Great Northern Diver, D Mays


Kittiwake, D Mays

Gannel Estuary: 1 1w Iceland Gull, 30+Curlew, a good few Wigeon, 20+LBB Gulls and 3 Redshank. (D Mays)


Iceland Gull, D Mays

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St Erth: 1 Woodcock, 1 Sparrowhawk and 3 Jay. (MJ Spicer)
Stithians Reservoir: 10+ Greenfinch on feeders, plus 1 f Pochard. (S Maycock)


Greenfinch, Simon Maycock


Pochard, Simon Maycock

Mousehole, St Clements Isle: 2 juv Glaucous Gull. (P Semmens & M Elliot) Plus 1 ad Iceland / Kumlien’s Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Marazion, Little London: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (P Semmens) Trenow Cove: 2 Long-tailed Duck.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Bittern.
Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Great Northern Diver still, 10 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Mistle Thrush, 29 Lapwing and at least 750 Black headed Gulls.  (B Craven)
Argal Reservoir: 1 Goosander. (S Cossey)
Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger) Castle Beach: 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 f Stonechat, 1 f Black Redstart, 1 Grey Heron,1 Little Egret, 1 Whimbrel, 10 Black-headed Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 2 Carrion Crow.


Red-necked Grebe, John St Ledger


Robin, John St Ledger

Woon Gumpus: 40-50 Golden Plover. (S Williams)


Golden Plover, Sam Williams

Pendeen: Large passage of auks and kittiwake. (S Williams)

Auks, Sam Williams

Auks, Sam Williams


Kittiwake, Sam Williams