Sunday 25th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance - PACIFIC DIVER (ad) between Penzance and Long Rock at 0945hrs. Also Slav Grebe (2).  Black Redstart (2) still on rocks near railway station

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

Carbis Bay - Glaucous Gull (ad) off Carbis bay. Also Red-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver (2)

NewlynSlav Grebe still in harbour

StithiansSlav Grebe still at Stithians reservoir at south end

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool. Scaup (2 1w drk) still at Colleger reservoir this morning

St Austell - Black Redstart (male) at Spit Beach

SaltashBlack Redstart at sailing club at 0930hrs (Thanks A.Robinson)

Saturday 24th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) east of harbour. Also Slavonian Grebe, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (4)

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

HayleCASPIAN GULL (3w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant Saltings this afternoon. Reported probable Azorean Yellow-legged Gull (ad) reported at Hayle Estuary now considered to be Herring Gull x Lesser Black-backed Gull. Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek

The LizardKUMLIEN’S GULL at Coverack. Also Glaucous Gull (3+)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary. Chough at West Pentire over Crantock Beach at 1330hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

SaltashAMERICAN WIGEON (drk) at Kingsmill Lake mid afternoon

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir south of boardwalk. Also Scaup (2.1w). Yellow-browed Warbler near Falmouth at Polwheveral Creek. Also Firecrest. Black Redstart at Berkeley Cottages. Also Whimbrel (2) at Pendennis Point. Slavonian Grebe (3) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Castle Beach this morning. Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool

NewlynSlavonian Grebe at Sandy Cove. Also Black Redstart & Firecrest at Creeping Lane

Stithians - Slavonian Grebe at Stithians Reservoir

Truro - Slavonian Grebe on Truro River.  Spotted Redshank at Tresillian mid morning

Carbis BayRed-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver still off Carbis Bay

MarazionBittern and Siberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PadstowBarn Owl (3) between Hawkers cove and Padstow farm shop from main road at 1950hrs (Thanks S.Grose).

Friday 23rd January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) still in Mount’s Bay off harbour. Also Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver (22)

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool 

SaltashAMERICAN WIGEON (drk) still at Kingsmill Lake

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler still at College Reservoir on west side. Also Scaup (2. 1w drk) . Long-tailed Duck still at Swanpool

Padstow - Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Old Town Cove this afternoon. Also Ythan estuary ringed Greenshank still. Lapland Bunting (2) at Crugmeer this afternoon in Skylark/Corn Bunting flock (Thanks D.Julian)

TruroWoodlark (4) in field at Langarth (Thanks A.Mason)

NewlynSlavonian Grebe still in Newlyn Harbour

StithiansSlavonian Grebe still at Stithians reservoir

 

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works 

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

GwithianSnow Bunting (2) still at St Gothian Sands LNR. Also Raven (2) (Thanks D.King)

Thursday 22nd January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPACIFIC DIVER (ad) still off Long Rock at 09:30hrs. Also Black-throated Diver (3)

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

SaltashAMERICAN WIGEON (drk) still at Kingsmill Lake. Also Spotted Redshank (2)

HelstonYellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at Loe Pool in Carminowe valley

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler still at College Reservoir on west side. Also Scaup (2 1w drk). Black Redstart Falmouth (male) on rocks opposite Falmouth Hotel

The LizardGlaucous Gull still at Coverack

HayleWater Pipit still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Copperhouse Creek

NewlynSlavonian Grebe still at Newlyn Harbour

PenrynSiberian Chiffchaff at Gorrangorras sewage works this afternoon

St LevanSiberian Chiffchaff at St.Levan Church in sallows north of church

Wednesday 21st January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) still off Jubilee Pool late afternoon. Also BT Diver and GN Diver (6)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still at Gannel Estuary late morning

Bodmin Moor - LESSER SCAUP (ad drk) still at  Dozmary Pool

The LizardGlaucous Gull still at Coverack

TorpointBewick Swan flew north over Torpoint. Avocet (14) at Wacker Quay, Spoonbill at Jupiter Point and Whimbrel at Wilcove (Thanks D.Julian)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler on west side of College Reservoir. Also Scaup (2. 1w drk) . Black Redstart (2) at Falmouth, 1 at Florence Place, 1 at Norfolk Road. Long-tailed Duck (1w) still at Swanpool

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (8) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also Great Northern Diver (3)

MarazionBlack-throated Diver (3) off Marazion. Also Great Northern Diver (2)

HayleWater Pipit at Hayle Estuary at Copperhouse Creek

NewquayBlack Redstart at East Pentire

NewlynSlav Grebe at Newlyn Harbour