Friday 27th January 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver off Jubilee Pool at 0900hrs. Also Common Scoter (10+), Ringed Plover (48), Sanderling (80+), Purple Sandpiper (12), Eider (drk) and Med Gull.

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (drk) still on Dozmary Pool today

Sancreed Cattle Egret (3) in fields at Sellan Farm viewed from car park at Drift reservoir. Also Mandarin (2), Great Crested Grebe (3) and Wigeon (15+) at Drift Reservoir.

HayleGreen-winged Teal, Spoonbill and Iceland Gull again on estuary today. Also Ring-billed Gull (1w) on estuary late afternoon and Avocet (Thanks M.Halliday)

Helston – Cattle Egret (12) in field south of Cottage Hospital. Yellow-browed Warbler at Helston Sewage Works

Constantine – Cattle Egret (6) at Lower Calmansack, present for a week

Newquay – Cattle Egret (5) at Gannel Estuary late afternoon

Porthallow – Cattle Egret (3) at Porthallow in field by back road

Lower CalamansackCattle Egret (6 or 7) on Helford River (CBWPS)

MouseholeEastern Black Redstart still on rocks between Rockpool cafe and harbour car park, showing well. Also Grey Wagtail (2), and Rock Pipit (2)

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Saltash Spoonbill this morning on river Lynher. Also Spoonbill on Kingsmill lake (Thanks C.Buckland)

WadebridgeSpoonbill (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary again today (CBWPS)

Falmouth – 1w Little Gull with Black-headed Gulls at Swanpool this morning (Thanks M.Burnley)

St Ives – Glaucous Gull past St.Ives

Nanjizal – No sign of Little Bunting or Lapland Bunting at Nanjizal Valley, but Merlin, Peregrine, Reed Bunting (2), Linnet (40+), Skylark (30+) and probable Brambling.

Crowlas – Merlin flew south over A30 towards Marazion at 1330hrs.

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