Sunday 7th February 2016

Sunday 7th February 2016

Late news, 6/2, Looe Island: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 30 Kittiwake, 2 Glaucous Gull, 1 Eider Duck. (C Lewis)

Late news, 6/2, Penzance Penlee Park: 2 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Charlestown: 1 f Blackcap. ( D Hastilow)

Long Rock: 1 Glossy Ibis still present in field behind Longrock Pool. (R Veal, S Rogers, D Eva) Also 1 juv. Glaucous Gull on the beach. ( D Eva)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 5 Little Grebe, 100+ Teal and 6 Grey Heron including 2 nestbuilding. (R Veal) Longrock Pool: 1 ad Little Gull. (M Ahmad)

MAhmad_LGull1_070216Little Gull, Mashuq Ahmad MAhmad_LGull2_070216Little Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Cleave Camp: 1 f Black Redstart in garden. Local Buzzards already starting to courtship display over Combe Wood (locked talons falling from a great height over nest site). (N Bastin)

Bude Marsh: 8 Teal, 300+ Lapwing, 3 Grey Wagtail and 2 Pied Wagtail. (H Wilkins)

Mullion Cove: 1 Peregrine. (J Allely)

Helston Boating Lake: 27 Mediterranean Gull (18 adult, four 2nd winter, five 1st winter). (A Pay)

APay_Med Gull11_070216Mediterranean Gulls, Andy Pay

Penzance Harbour:  1 drake Eider and 1 Black Redstart. ( D Eva)

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull still present near Trannack Farm , also 100 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag and 50 Fieldfare there. ( D Eva)

Newquay, Towan Head: 1 Great Northern Diver,1 Purple Sandpiper and 1 f Black Redstart. (D Grose)

Looe Island: 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Little Egret and 2 Curlew. (C Lewis)

Newlyn: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 m Black Redstart at river mouth. (T Mills) Sandy Cove: 1 ad Pacific Diver 500yds offshore. (L Proctor) Harbour: 1 Black Redstart, 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 6 Shelduck over. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 1  juv Glaucous Gull on beach early morning. Also offshore late afternoon. (C.Barnard).

Penzance  Eastern Green  and Long Rock: 1 juv. Glaucous Gull. (C.Barnard)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 1w Little Gull. (Paul St Pierre)

Roskilly: 1w Little Gull (same as above), 28 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Common Gull and150 Black-headed Gull (P St Pierre)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel at Trenow Cove this morning.

St Ives: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 6 Great Skua past the Island. 1 Black Redstart by the NCI Lookout.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 imm Spoonbill again. Carnsew Basin: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup and 8 Tufted Duck. (P Freestone)