Sunday 9th February 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – SURF SCOTER (1w drk) in Mounts Bay off sailing club. KUMLIEN’S GULL (ad) still off the bus station. GN Diver (4) in harbour (Thanks S.Grose). Eider (male) and RT Diver also offshore (Thanks D.Flumm)

Sennen – RING-BILLED GULL (1w) at Sennen Cove. Glaucous Gull (juv) at Sennen Cove off Lifeboat station. Snow Bunting still at Tregiffian

Marazion – Glaucous Gull (2. Ad +juv) and Little Gull (2) on Marazion Beach. Med Gull (1w) at Longrock Pool (Thanks D.Flumm)

Newlyn – Glaucous Gull (ad) at Tolcarne beach this morning

Newquay – Glaucous Gull (juv) on Gannel Estuary this morning (Thanks S.Rowe)

Hayle – Glaucous Gull (juv) on Hayle Estuary RSPB near Tempest. Also Grey Plover (11)

St Ives – Glaucous Gull (juv) at St.Ives this morning. Balearic Shearwater flew past. Also Guillemot (c3000 an hr) (Thanks D.Hall)

Polzeath – Glaucous Gull (2 imm) and Puffin flew past Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Falmouth – Slav Grebe and Red-breasted Merganser (2. M+F) offshore behind Trago Mills (Thanks S.Grose). GN Diver (4), Med Gull, Whimbrel (2) and Purple Sandpiper (4) at Pendennis Point (Thanks J.St Ledger). GN Diver (5) and Med Gull (3 ad) off Castle Beach (Thanks B.Dallas)

The Lizard – BT Diver (5) and GN Diver at Coverack this morning (Thanks J.Selby)

Looe – GN Diver (11) and Eider (drk) off Hannafore. Also Guillemot (30+) and Ringed Plover (5) (Thanks M.Hughes)

Mylor – Black-necked Grebe (9), GN Diver, Eider (fem), Med Gull (2) and Common Gull (5) (Thanks B.Dallas)

Cusgarne – Green Sandpiper (3), Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest at Gwennap sewage works (Thanks B. Dallas)

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