Friday 11th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor - *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Hen Harrier (male) at Crowdy Reservoir at 1600hrs

St JustWESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w fem) still in gardens at Princess Street and Pleasant Terrace. Respect privacy of residents SW.366.313 TR19 7JG. (Thanks K.Bealing). Siberian Chiffchaff (2) again at Kenidjack valley at Sewage works

Mylor Churchtown Black-necked Grebe (32), Red-breasted Merganser (30), GN Diver (7), Black-throated Diver (2), Common Scoter (5) and Goldeneye (2) in the Carrick Roads. (Thanks D.Chaney)

FalmouthGN Diver (3), Slavonian Grebe (3) in Falmouth Bay, with Med Gull (10) at Swanpool. GN Diver and Black-necked Grebe (25+, same birds as above) in the Carrick Roads (Thanks D.Chaney)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck still at Stithians reservoir from southern causeway. Also Siberian Chiffchaff (2) again at feeding station

PortscathoLong-tailed Duck still. Also Slav Grebe (4), Red-necked Grebe (2), Black Redstart, BT Diver (12) and GN Diver (4) (Thanks D.Julian)

Bude Water Pipit at Bude Marshes on wet field near rugby pitch. Also Pink-footed Goose (4)

WadebridgeSpotted Redshank at Dinham Flats this morning. (Thanks D.Julian)

DevoranSandwich Tern (diving into water off Pandora Inn, then flew into Carrick Roads), Red-breasted Merganser (1 M, 1 F) and Greenshank at Restronguet Creek (Thanks J.St Ledger)

NewquayDark-bellied Brent Goose on Gannel Estuary still from car park

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff again at Sandy Cove. GN Diver (2) in Harbour. Pale-bellied Brent Goose (10) flew south

TruroFirecrest on cycle path near Lighterage Hill (Thanks D.Jenkins)

BudeWhite-fronted Goose at Maer Lake NR

MarazionBittern (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Slav Grebe and BT Diver (5+).

PenzanceScaup (drk) and GN Diver (2) offshore

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (1+) still in bay

RosenannonHen Harrier (male) and Merlin at Rosenannon Downs this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

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