Monday 17th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*LAUGHING GULL* (1w) on Marazion beach off Station House pub till 08:00hrs then flew towards Red River mouth, then again at 1650hrs. Glaucous Gull (3) at Marazion. Also Little Gull (ad). Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) offshore. Kumlien’s Gull (ad) and Glaucous Gull (ad) off Longrock car park early morning. Bittern (1+) at Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thanks D.King)

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

Penzance SURF SCOTER (1w drk) off bus station. Great Northern Diver (3) in harbour. Black Redstart (2) between train station & signal box at 12:30hrs, (4) on rocks at Chyandour (Thanks D.King)

FalmouthLittle Gull on sea off Falmouth hotel at 15:30hrs. Also Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (5+).
Black-throated Diver (33) off Swanpool Point. Black-throated Diver (13) and Great Northern Diver off Castle Beach. Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (5) off Pendennis Point. Dark-bellied Brent Goose off Pendennis at 0930hrs (Thanks D.Chaney)

Mawnan – Pom Skua flew south past Rosemullion Point

Carrick Roads – Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (43) in Carrrick Roads from AK Wildlife cruises trip. Also Great Skua (2) (Thanks Billyb)

St IvesGreat Northern Diver (2) in St Ives harbour at 10:50hrs

St Just – Chough (3) at Cot Valley this morning. Also Raven (3). Great Northern Diver (2) and Razorbill (12) offshore (Thanks S.Grose)

WadebridgeCommon Sandpiper on Camel Estuary behind Wadebridge Wines (Thanks G.Dawes)

Rame – Barn Owl at Rame Barton at 1730hrs (Thanks L.Courtnell)

Mount Hawke – Bullfinch (2. M+F) on garden feeder. Frog spawn in pond (Thanks R B Girling)

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