Friday 18th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) at St John’s Lake in creek by sewage outfall. View from path through Wooden gate

St JustWESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in gardens on Pleasant Terrace and Princess Street. TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest in Kenidjack Valley still at sewage works

PenzanceBlack Redstart on rocks below railway station

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (21) in Carrick Roads late afternoon

PortscathoLong-tailed Duck (fem), BT Diver (2) and Slav Grebe

NewlynBlack Redstart at Sandy Cove

MarazionBittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this afternoon

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (3) in Bay still

Carbis BaySlav Grebe and GN Diver in Carbis Bay at 1000hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (1+) (Thanks B.Toms)

NewlynMed Gull (2. ad +1w) at Tolcarne. Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver in harbour (Thanks G.Hobin)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (drk) and Goldeneye (8) at Stithians Reservoir from southern causeway. Shoveler (10) at southern cut off (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Mount Hawke – Blackcap (male + fem) in garden at 0930hrs (Thanks R B Girling)

HayleShoveler (5) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Old Quay House. Black Swan at Copperhouse creek (Thanks B.Toms and P.Jeggo)

GwithianShoveler (6) at St Gothian Sands LNR this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

LooeEider (male), GN Diver (2), Med Gull (9) and Shag (30+) off Hannafore Point 1430hrs (Thanks M.Hughes)

FalmouthBittern and Goldeneye (4+) at College reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesEider just off harbour (Thanks K.Hugo)

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