Sunday 2nd February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Also RING-NECKED DUCK (fem)

Sennen – Glaucous Gull (3. 1.ad + 2.1w), GN Diver, Med Gull (3 ad) and Chough (10) in Sennen Cove (Thanks D.Flumm)

St Ives – Glaucous Gull (juv) in St Ives bay this morning. Also Balearic Shearwater, Great Skua (3), Manx Shearwater and GN Diver (5). Med Gull (8. 1 ringed) and Common Gull (7) on Porthmeor beach (Thanks D.King). Red Throated Diver, Great Northern Diver (6) and Auk sp. (600+) past St Ives Island. (Thanks V.Stratton)

MarazionGlaucous Gull (juv) at Little London. Bittern (2) at Marazion marsh RSPB

Newquay – Iceland Gull (1w) on Gannel estuary at midday. Iceland Gull (1w) on ‘The Chick’ off Kelsey Head. Great Skua and Red-throated Diver (2) flew past Towan Head. GN Diver still off slipway. (Thanks D.Mays & S.Rowe)

Newlyn – GN Diver (5) and BT Diver (2) from Sandy Cove late morning (Thanks D.King). Great Northern Diver (3) and Black-throated Diver (2) in harbour. Med Gull (2. ad) and Common Gull (ad) at Tolcarne rocks (Thanks G.Hobin)

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (c3) with Turnstones by Jubilee Pool (Thanks D.King). Black Redstart (2) by railway station still

Falmouth – Red-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver and Med Gull off Pendennis Point (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Roseland – BT Diver (5) and Common Scoter off Killigerran this afternoon( Thanks D.Hall)

Carbis Bay – Red Throated Diver (2), Black Throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (12) offshore (Thanks V.Stratton)

Hayle – Water Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek. GN Diver (3) off North Quay. GN Diver, Med Gull (6 ad) and Grey Plover (12) on Carnsew Basin. Goosander (3) and Red-breasted Merganser (2) on main estuary (Thanks B.Dallas)

A pair of binoculars in a case found at Lower Tamar Lake this morning, please call 01288 353818

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