Thursday 27th February 2020

Thursday 27th February 2020

Cape Cornwall: White-billed Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver between the Cape and the Brisons, still present to the north of the Cape at 16:00. (N Wheatley)

White-billed Diver – Nigel Rogers

Devoran Quay: 42 Common Gull, 1 Whimbrel. 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 120+ Dunlin, 60+ Redshank, 40+ Curlew, 1 Greenshank. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir: Lesser Scaup at the Golden Lion end. (A Bond)

Trevose Head: Still 6+ Lapland Bunting by the car park. (A Bond)

Helford River: 3 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Porth Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Tufted Duck, 13 Coot, 2 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

Newquay: Ad Glaucous Gull not present in the pink elephant field between 11.15 and 12:00 but back in the field when I returned again at 13:30. (C Button)

Penzance: Black Redstart enjoying a rare bit of sunshine at Battery Rocks beach. (A McKechnie)

Black Redstart – Alex McKechnie

Porthscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck. (A le Masurier)

Loe Pool: 20+Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush, 6 Goosander,15 Pochard, 7 Goldcrests, 9 Great Crested Grebe and 6 Long-tailed Tits. (A Witheywood)

Goldcrest – Andrew Witheywood

Helston-Penrose: 5-8 Firecrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch, 10+ Goldcrest, 4+ Song Thrush and lots of Redwing chattering in the trees. Also 7 Shoveler on Loe Pool, (JH and K Dalziel)

Seaton – Murraytown: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 27 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver also 1 singing Chiffchaff. (K Pellow)

Portwrinkle / Whitsand Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver , 85 + Common Scoter. (K Pellow)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 100+ Auk sp., c30 Kittiwake, 70+ Gannet, 10 Shag, 2 Common Gull. (T Phelps) Also1 Red-necked Grebe 400m off Castle Beach. (J St Ledger)

Trevescan: Imm/female Black Redstart. (J Miller)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): Long-tailed Duck still present today NW of hide. (M McKee)

Sennen: 6 Chough near harbour CP. (S Hallett)

Hayle Estuary: 2w/s Yellow-legged Gull, possible ad Caspian Gull. (M Elliott) 2 Goosander, 6 Mediterranean Gulls, 4 Grey Plover, 1 Kingfisher and a Greenshank. (S Green)

Mousehole: 1w Iceland Gull (different to the Newlyn bird), 2s Yellow-legged Gull, and Lesser Black-backed x Herring Gull. (M Elliott)

Marazion: 55 Curlew over, 15 Common Scoter. (P Fraser)