Saturday 8th March 2014 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bodmin moor – LESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. GN Diver (2) at Colliford lake still

Mousehole – Glaucous Gull (4. 1 ad + 3 juv) roosted on St Clement Isle (Thanks B.Dallas)

Marazion – Glaucous Gull at Little London. Long-tailed Duck (2) offshore. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Falmouth – Glaucous Gull (1w) just off beach just south of Rosemullion Head this afternoon (Thanks S.Bearhop). Water Rail at Swanpool showing well (Thanks B.Garnett)

Penzance – Surf Scoter (1w drk) still off bus station, showing well. Also GN Diver (8)

HayleBlack-tailed Godwit (2), Med Gull (17), Goosander (2) and Red-breasted Merganser on estuary this morning. (P.Freestone). BT Diver (4) on Carnsew Basin. BT Diver (3) and GN Diver at North Quay

Mylor – Black-necked Grebe (6) off Penarrow Point. Firecrest at the point, showing well (Thanks B.Dallas)

Stithians – Slav Grebe and Goldeneye (5) at Stithians reservoir at south end (Thanks B.Dallas)

Newlyn – GN Diver off Sandy Cove (Thanks B.Dallas)

St Just – Siberian Chiffchaff at Kenidjack Valley sewage works

St IvesLittle Gull in St Ives harbour. GN Diver (2) off St Ives Island (Thanks Andy). White Wagtail (11) feeding in cattle field at Trevail Valley. Also Meadow Pipit (72) and Pied wagtail (8). Adder (fem) also in valley (Thanks V.Stratton)

TorpointMed Gull (1w) at St Johns Lake. Also Shoveler (4) (Thanks D.Courtnell)

ZennorWoodcock (4), Tawny Owl, Meadow Pipit (60+) and Adder (4. 2m+2f) in Foage Valley (Thanks V.Stratton)

Mount Hawke – Bullfinch (2. M+f) in garden at 0830hrs. Also Small Tortoiseshell (Thnaks R B Girling)

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