Saturday 15th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – SURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Sailing club. Also Kumlien’s Gull (ad), Glaucous Gull (ad), Long-tailed Duck (fem), Eider (male), GN Diver (9+) and Common Scoter (fem) (Thanks D.Chaney & S.Perfect). Black Redstart at Chyandour. GN Diver (5) off Jubilee Pool (Thanks D.Flumm)

Helston – Glaucous Gull (2 ad) at Loe Pool briefly late morning. Also Iceland Gull (juv), Med Gull (2) and Kittiwake (2). Guillemot on stream at Carminowe Creek (Thanks S.Perfect & D.Chaney)

Marazion – Glaucous Gull (ad) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this afternoon

Bodmin moor – Glaucous Gull at Colliford Lake. GN Diver still

River TamarGlaucous Gull at Devonport docks seen from Tamar Avocet Cruise (Thanks D. Julian)

Falmouth – Great Northern Diver (14) on sea near Crab Quay viewed from Pendennis Point at 0930hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger). Black Redstart (male) in gardens on Frobisher Terrace at 1000hrs (Thanks B.Garnett). Bittern, possible hybrid Scaup, Goldeneye (fem) and Goosander at College Reservoir. (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect). Firecrest (2) at Falmouth

NewlynGreat Northern Diver (9) in Newlyn Harbour early afternoon. Great Northern Diver (4), Common Scoter and Med Gull off Sandy Cove

Cremyll – Great Northern Diver (5) off Cremyll this afternoon. Ruff flew over south. (Thanks D.Julian)

Sennen – Great Northern Diver in Sennen Cove

Stithians – Slav Grebe still at Stithians reservoir at south end

Pendower – BT Diver (25) in Gerrans Bay off Pendower at 1430hrs (Thanks D.Hall & S.Gay)

Crugmeer – Eider (fem), Guillemot (97) and Razorbill (67) off Gunver Head (Thanks S.Grose)

Truro – Greenshank at Tresillian (Thanks T.Pope)

2 thoughts on “Saturday 15th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. jemima

    Just saw a large bird of prey near Hayle Estuary. Wing span looked much larger than a buzzard, any ideas?

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