Friday 20th December 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Tregony – *GLOSSY IBIS* still by River Fal at Tregony Bridge in 2nd marshy field below bridge, park carefully (Thanks P.Barlow)

Hayle – GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Morrisons car park

Torpoint – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in ivy covered trees at Torpoint sewage works tho elusive, present 3+ weeks. Park by road north of St Johns, just south of ford at SX.410.540, cross ford then take track east to end of reed bed then take track through reeds, walk along beach for 50yds to wood. No access Monday-Friday, access on Saturday and Sunday only, only if adjacent MOD rifle range is not in use and flying warning flag. Wellingtons recommended

Gunwalloe – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) still in willows near boardwalk early afternoon

Helston – Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff still near Loe Pool in Carminowe Valley late afternoon

Marazion – Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

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