Sunday 20th February 2022

Sunday 20th February 2022

Newlyn Harbour: ad Kumlien’s Gull still, juv Glaucous Gull, ad Red-throated Diver, 4w Yellow-legged Gull. (S Rogers, M Elliott, T Wilson et al)

Kumlein’s Gull – John Chapple

Lower Boscaswell: 1 Rosy Starling still at garden feeder. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 (2w & 3w) Caspian Gull, 8+ Yellow-legged Gull, 2 argentatus Herring Gull, 42 Common Gull, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Goosander, 1 Great White Egret, 7 Black-tailed Godwit (3 coming into sum plum). (B Dallas, R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot in winter plumage, 1 Black-throated Diver. (J St Ledger)

Pentewan: 1st winter drake Surf Scoter, Velvet Scoter, adult Kittiwake, adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver. (B Bosisto) In addition, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 20 Gannet, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 9 Long-tailed Tit. (I Grant, F Were)

Lizard Point: (08:10-09:30) 1 blue morph Fulmar past at 8.55. Also 1 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 14 Manx Shearwaters. (I Maclean) In addition, c20 Gannet. (S Bishop)

Porthgwarra: (08.30-10.30) 227 Fulmar and 20 Manx Shearwater viewed from the cove. (N Rogers)

Pendeen: (07.30-10.00) 2 Great Skua, 6 Manx Shearwater, Great Northern Diver and 2 Purple Sandpiper. (A Bayly, M McKee)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe still, 5 Tufted Duck, 4 Coot, 1 Kingifsher. (R Veal)

Little London, Marazion: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Duver, 1 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre)

St Ives: 1 juvenile Glaucous Gull (on beach below lifeboat until flushed by dogs), 24 Turnstone. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Snow Bunting still; 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Augarde, B Mellow, R Veal) In addition, juvenile Glaucous Gull this evening. (G Lawlor)

Tehidy Woods: 2 Mandarin, 18 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 1 f Shoveler, 135 Black-headed Gull, 13 Rook (on nests). (S Grose)

College Reservoir: 1 Scaup (1st w. female), 1 female Pochard, 53 Tufted Duck, 54 Wigeon, 58 Coot. (D Eva)

Boscawen Park, Truro: 30 Pied Wagtail and 3 Meadow Pipit. (M Costa)

Porthpean: 32 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 13 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver. (B Bosisto)

Mawgan Porth: 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 74 Herring Gull, 13 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Shoveler, c 30 Teal, c 10 Snipe. (P Roseveare)

Constantine: 2f Goosander, 2 (ad+2nd W) Mediterranean Gull. (P Roseveare)

Crackington Haven: 1 Yellow-browed warbler still, 2 Siskin and 1 Lesser Redpoll on feeders. (J&B Teague)

Millbrook: 27 Cormorant, 7 Little Egret, 32 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 44 Teal, 18 Mediterranean Gull, 16 Common Gull (P Kemp)

Torpoint: 9 dark-bellied Brent Geese (P Kemp)

Late submission, 19/2, Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart. (S Cox)

Late submission, 19/2, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Whimbrel, 8 Goosander. (R Veal)

Late submission, 19/2, Dozmary Pool: 3w Yellow-legged Gull, 2 drk Shoveler. (R Veal)

Late submission, 19/2, Amble Marsh: 2 Cattle Egret flying over. (J&B Teague)

Late submission, 19/2, Wacker Quay: 13 Great Crested Grebe, together. (D Sharp)

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Kumlien’s Gull – Reuben Veal
Kumlien’s Gull – Reuben Veal
Kumlien’s Gull – Tony Wilson
Glaucous Gull – Tony Wilson
Black Redstart – Steve Cox