Sunday 16th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

Gillan – GLOSSY IBIS in Gillan Creek at low tide. Also Common Gull and Greenshank (Thanks J.Selby)

Penzance – SURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Sailing club

Falmouth – LITTLE AUK in Falmouth Bay. Also Great Northern Diver (44), Black Throated Diver (11), Slav Grebe, Guillemot (15), Razorbill (1) and Shag (175) (Thanks M.Burnley+ D.Chaney). Red-breasted Merganser (2) alongside Prince of Wales Pier at 1430hrs. (Thanks J.St Ledger)

CoverackRichard’s Pipit reported at Little Treleaver

Marazion – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) off Long Rock Car Park this afternoon. Also Glaucous Gull (juv) at Marazion beach but mobile. Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning

Newquay – Glaucous Gull (juv) still on Gannel estuary viewable from car park this morning

MillbrookGlaucous Gull (juv) at Millbrook late afternoon

The Lizard – Glaucous Gull (ad) at Men-aver

Camel Estuary – Bewicks Swan near Dinham side of estuary viewed distantly from Camel Trail. Red-necked Grebe, Goosander and Dunlin (100+) from Camel Trail Hide at 1245hrs. (Thanks J.Smith)

Mylor Churchtown – GN Diver (10+), BT Diver, Red-breasted Merganser (40), Eider (3. 1m, 2f), Black-necked Grebe (20+) and Guillemot offshore (Thanks D.Chaney)

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

PadstowLapland Bunting (6) in set aside at Trevose Head

Torpoint – Spoonbill (3) still off Wacker Quay from top viewpoint this afternoon

Stithians – Slav Grebe still at Stithians reservoir at south end

HayleGoosander (4. 1m & 3f) on Hayle estuary. Great Northern Diver and Guillemot on estuary this evening (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Fowey – Great Northern Diver in Fowey harbour (Thanks P.Wakelin)

LooeSlav Grebe just offshore at Hannafore this evening directly opposite toilets on prom. Also Eider (drk) still showing well, GN Diver (8) and possible Manx Shearwater(Thanks M.Hughes)

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