Saturday 22nd February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

Marazion – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) off Long Rock car park. Long-tailed Duck (2) offshore. Siberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB by the railway bridge. Bittern also

Newlyn – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) in Newlyn Harbour this afternoon. Glaucous Gull (1w) and Great Northern Diver (6)

Mousehole – Glaucous Gull (3. Ad, 2w + 1w) in roost (Thanks B.Dallas)

St Ives – Glaucous Gull (juv), Iceland Gull (juv) and Med Gull (ad) at Porthminster Beach. Great Northern Diver (4) off Harbour (Thanks D.Flumm)

Hayle – Glaucous Gull (juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Great Northern Diver (2) in Hayle Harbour

RameIceland Gull (2w) near Rame Head on beach below clifftop path mid afternoon

Penzance – Surf Scoter (1w drk) still off sailing club. Great Northern Diver (9) off promenade. Great Northern Diver (6) at Chyandour. Also Long-tailed Duck, Black Redstart and Purple Sandpiper (10)

Newquay – Little Gull (1st win) on Gannel Estuary this morning (Thanks S.Rowe)

Falmouth – Med Gull at Swanpool. GN Diver (6), BT Diver (2) and Peregrine in Falmouth Bay. (Thanks Billy B)

Lelant – Red-throated Diver just off Porthkidney Beach. Raven on beach (Thanks D.Flumm)

LooeGreat Northern Diver (5) and Slav Grebe (4) off Hannafore point (Thanks J.Mitchell)

Bodmin Moor – Great Northern Diver at Siblyback Lake

Stithians Siskin (male) on feeder at Stithians this morning (Thanks S.Harvey)

St Austell – Chiffchaff (2) at the Eden Project in tropical biome (Thanks D.Hall)

Rock – Yellowhammer (male), Skylark (9), Greenfinch (4), Raven (7), Kestrel and Peregrine at St. Enedoc golf course (Thanks S.Grose)

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