Friday 2nd January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) off Jubilee Pool. Also Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver (6) and Slav Grebe. Nearby, Short-eared Owl at Chun Downs

Bodmin Moor LESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozamry Pool at 0855hrs. Hen Harrier at Crowdy reservoir. BT Diver at Colliford Reservoir this afternoon (Thanks B.Craven)

Helston –  Yellow-browed Warbler still at Loe Pool south of public footpath 100 yards west of Lower Nansloe Farm. Whooper Swan (ad) still at Boating Lake

FalmouthSlav Grebe (3) still off Castle Beach. Black Redstart (male) at Castle Beach along sea wall. Eider (2 fem) off Nansidwell Beach. Long-tailed Duck still at Swanpool

StithiansSlav Grebe still at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis Causeway, showing well

Feock – Black-necked Grebe (42), Red-breasted Merganser (23), Great Northern Diver (10) and Common Sandpiper off Loe Beach (cbwps)

Roseland – Black Throated Diver (4), Great Northern Diver (5) and Slav Grebe in Gerrans Bay this afternoon (Thanks D.Hall)

Torpoint – Long-tailed Duck (drk) at Wacker Quay drifted West towards St German’s at 10:20hrs

AntonySpoonbill (2) at St John’s Lake at midday

Gwithian – Snow Bunting (2) still at St Gothian Sands LNR on west side

Pendeen – Grey Phalarope (2), Balearic Shearwater (4), Great Skua (5) and Great Northern Diver past Pendeen Watch. Black Redstart at Geevor Tin Mine Museum

Newlyn – Black Redstart (2) still at Newlyn harbour. Siberian Chiffchaff still at Sandy Cove

LooeBlack Redstart at Hannafore Point. GN Diver offshore (cbwps)

Men-an-Tol – Hen Harrier (2) and Short-eared Owl at Roost this evening

MarazionBittern and Pintail (drk) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

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