Saturday 1st March 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mousehole – probable AZOREAN YELLOW-LEGGED GULL (2w) at St. Clement’s Isle in roost. Also Kumlien’s Gull (juv), Iceland Gull (juv) and Glaucous Gull (2. ad + juv)

Porthgwarra – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER with Golden Plover this morning tho mobile

Marazion – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) off Long Rock car park. Glaucous Gull (ad) and Iceland Gull (juv) at Marazion beach at mouth of Red River. Black Redstart (2) at Marazion. Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. GN Diver (12) offshore (Thnaks P.Jeggo)

Falmouth – Black Guillemot (ad) off Swanpool Beach. Glaucous Gull (2w) (possibly Leucistic) briefly on Swanpool then flew offshore. (Thanks S.Perfect). Also Red-necked Grebe (2), Slav Grebe, Black-throated Diver (27) and Great Northern Diver (10+) (Thanks J.St Ledger). Glaucous Gull (2w) at St Anthony’s Head seen from AK wildlife cruises trip

Hayle – Glaucous Gull (ad) at Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway this morning. GN Diver on estuary (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St Just – Glaucous Gull at mouth of Kenidjack Valley. Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

Torpoint – Iceland Gull (juv) at Millbrook at 13:45hrs

Newquay – Little Gull (1w) still at Gannel Estuary. Black-throated Diver at Porth reservoir

Penzance – Firecrest by Tesco in trees on west side along River (Thanks D.Flumm). Purple Sandpiper on rocks by Jubilee Pool. Eider offshore viewed from sailing club (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Newlyn – GN Diver (7) in harbour (Thanks P.Jeggo)

PerranporthBlack Redstart (3 male) at Penhale Headland (Thanks P.Fenn)

Truro – Golden Plover (10) (1 colour ringed) at Trehane (Thanks J.Rowe)

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