Friday 28th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool (Thanks R.Davey)

Falmouth Bittern on first island at College Reservoir. Also Goldeneye, Snipe and Pochard (Thanks J.Rowe)

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (3+) and GN Diver (4) in Carbis Bay (Thanks D.Spittle)

The Lizard Great Skua (2) past Coverack. Also Med Gull (3) (Thanks D.Wood)

HayleSlav Grebe, Med Gull (6) and Greenshank at Carnsew Basin this morning. Goosander (3) and Med Gull on Hayle estuary (Thanks D.Spittle)

Porthpean – Probable Velvet Scoter with Common Scoter (45) off Porthpean Beach before moving west at 1500hrs. Also GN Diver and Razorbill (Thanks D.King)

TorpointPale-bellied Brent Goose (10) at Marine Drive (Thanks R.Davey)

KenidjackSiberian Chiffchaff again at Kenidjack Valley by sewerage works at midday (Thanks A.Mackintosh)

RosennanonPink-footed Geese (4) over Rosennanon Downs from the south, came down in fields just above Borlasevath. Also Reed Bunting (70+), Common Snipe (80+) and adult male Merlin (Thanks C.Selway)

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