Tuesday 24th February 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) just off Penzance 200 yards east of harbour at 14:45hrs

FalmouthKING EIDER (1w drk) off Maenporth late morning. Also Eider.  RING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Swanpool this morning. Also Long-tailed Duck and Firecrest (2)

MarazionRING-BILLED GULL (ad) at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 16:25hrs. Siberian Chiffchaff also at Marazion Marsh RSPB

GulvalLITTLE BUNTING east of Gulval in field north of Ludgvan road by path

The LizardGlaucous Gull (juv) still at Coverack

PonsanoothYellow-browed Warbler at Ponsanooth Sewage Works

HayleGoosander (male) on Hayle Estuary RSPB off Lelant Station at 1450hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo). Water Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek (Thanks P.Freestone)

Monday 23rd February 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay – probable PACIFIC DIVER in bay. Also BT Diver (Thanks I.Hayes)

Falmouth – KING EIDER (1w drk) off Maenporth at 1300hrs. Also Eider.  RING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Swanpool. Also Long-tailed Duck, Med Gull and Black Redstart (Thanks I.Hayes)

Gulval – LITTLE BUNTING east of Gulval in field north of Ludgvan road by path

The Lizard – Glaucous Gull (juv) still at Coverack

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary. Also Glaucous Gull (juv)

Sunday 22nd February 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

FalmouthRING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Swanpool

The LizardKUMLIEN’S GULL (juv) at Coverack at 14:20hrs. Glaucous Gull (juv), Yellow-legged Gull (2w) and Med Gull (ad)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (1 fem) on Gannel Estuary. Glaucous Gull (juv) also (Thanks B.Dallas)

RoselandRed-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (12) and Great Northern Diver (6) in Gerrans Bay

Newquay - Merlin over Fistral beach at 0830hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

MarazionSiberian Chiffchaff (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Saturday 21st February 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) off Longrock car park. Also Great Northern Diver (2) & Slavonian Grebe

FalmouthKING EIDER (1w drk) still off Maenporth offshore at 11:00. Also  Glaucous Gull (juv).  RING-BILLED GULL (1w) again on Swanpool. Also Long-tailed Duck (1w) still. Slavonian Grebe (2) offshore. Firecrest at Swanpool in holly bushes along east side

Hayle – Possible AMERICAN HERRING GULL (2w) still on Hayle Estuary

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) at Gannel Estuary

GulvalLITTLE BUNTING in field north of Ludgvan Road, by end of footpath at 1430hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Siberian Chiffchaff nr public footpath (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Friday 20th February 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPACIFIC DIVER (ad) off Longrock car park

FalmouthRING-BILLED GULL (1w drk) still Swanpool South of the car park on beach below the cafe at 1000hrs

Gulval - LITTLE BUNTING still at 09:35hrs east of Gulval in field north of Lugvan Road by footpath

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool

St LevanLapland Bunting (2) in stubble at Higher Bosistow Farm

GwithianGlaucous Gull (juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR

Padstow - Greenshank on Camel Estuary off Camel Trail (Thanks G.Dawes)