Monday 24th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – Surf Scoter (1w drk) still off Chyandour. Also Common Scoter (fem), Great Northern Diver and Black Redstart. Purple Sandpiper (15+) on rocks by Jubilee Pool. Great Northern Diver (2) and Eider (male) offshore (Thanks D.Flumm)

Newlyn – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) at Newlyn harbour

Marazion – Glaucous Gull (2) at Trenow Cove. Long tailed Duck off Marazion. Glaucous Gull (ad) and Iceland Gull (juv) on beach. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

St Ives – Glaucous Gull (juv) and Iceland Gull (juv) at St Ives still. Black Redstart at St Ives Island

Looe – Glaucous Gull (1w) off Railway station. GN Diver (8) and Slav Grebe off Hannafore Point

PorthgwarraIceland Gull (juv)

Polgigga – Iceland Gull (1w) at Arden-Sawah

St Just – Siberian Chiffchaff at Kenidjack Sewage works

Falmouth – Eider (3), Black-throated Diver (10+), Great Northern Diver (2) and Med Gull (ad) offshore

TruroBlack Redstart (2 male), Blackcap (male), Siskin (2) and Snipe at Treliske Hospital (Thanks A.Mason). Mandarin (male) at Tresillian River

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