Saturday 9th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still west of Torpoint at St.Johns Lake at ford opposite sewerage works

Rame Long-eared Owl in trees near church at 11.20hrs then flew towards Penlee

RosenannonLapland Bunting (42) still at Rosenannon Downs

Treen Lapland Bunting (13) and Snow Bunting (5) still at Treen Common

Helston Whooper Swan (juv) still at Helston Boating Lake

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still at Stithians Lake from southern causeway

Truro -  Spotted Redshank (2) still at Tresemple Pool. Also, Common Sandpiper on
the estuary and Red-breasted Merganser (2) and Black-tailed Godwit (Thanks L.Sampson). Brambling (m&f) in private garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins) and Brambling (m) in garden at Tresillian with Siskin (2) (Thanks D.Cadwallader)

MarazionBittern again at Marazion Marsh this morning. Also GN Diver offshore

St AustellSand Martin (2) at Par beach pool (Thanks R.Davey)

Penzance GN Diver off harbour

LooeEider (drk) in Looe Harbour (Thanks J.Sheperd)

NewquaySwallow (7) near Crantock today (Thanks D.Cadwallader). Peregrine flew over Newquay Zoo this afternoon (Thanks D.Ensor)

MarazionSiberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB on east side in scrub by red river this afternoon. Also Firecrest

PenzancePurple Sandpier (6+) on rocks by Jubilee Pool

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff still at Kenidjack valley at sewage works

HayleWater Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek

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