Friday 17th January 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool this morning

Tregony – GLOSSY IBIS still on marsh by Tregony Bridge at 0855hrs (Thanks R&R Nicholls)

Marazion – GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) on sea off Marazion this morning. Also GN Diver (2) and Black Redstart. Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Mousehole – GLAUCOUS GULL (2w) again at Mousehole late afternoon

Hayle – Water Pipit and Kittiwake at Copperhouse Creek. Firecrest in brambles at Ryan’s field still. GN Diver (2), Med Gull (2) and BT Diver in Carnsew Basin still at 1210hrs. Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander (2), Med Gull and Common Gull on main estuary (Thanks A.Neil & D.Mays)

Rosenannon – Merlin, Woodcock (2), Barn Owl, Tawny Owl (2), Raven (9) and Snipe (9) at Rosenannon Downs between 1645-1720hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Feock – Black-necked Grebe (30+) and GN Diver (2) off Loe Beach

Stithians – Slav Grebe and Goldeneye (4) still at Stithians reservoir (Thanks J.St Ledger)

St Ives – GN Diver (3) and BT Diver at St Ives harbour

Torpoint – Yellow-browed Warbler (3) still at sewage works. Access on Saturday and Sunday only and when MOD rifle range is not in use. GN Diver at Wilcove this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

Gerrans Bay – Slav Grebe (3), BT Diver (15+) and GN Diver offshore (Thanks R&R Nicholls)

Pendower – Chough (2) at Carne Beach (Thanks R&R Nicholls)

Pentire – Black Redstart at Park Head

Penzance – Black Redstart (3) at Chyandour still

No sign of any Glaucous Gulls at Downderry

No sign of Green-winged Teal at Bude marshes but Mallard (68), Teal (40+), Moorhen (9), Lapwing (247), Mute Swan, Black headed Gull (60+), 2 Herring Gull (2), Grey Heron (3) and Oystercatcher (15) (Thanks H.Kendall)

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