Friday 30th November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Falmouth - *DUSKY WARBLER* still at Swanvale further on from Nature Reserve sign. Also Firecrest (3) at entrance (Thanks R.Hollis) WAXWING (7) at Marlborough Crescent this morning around rooftops and berry bush about halfway along road (Thanks S.Rogers, G.Willetts et al). Red-necked Grebe (2) off Castle Beach still. Common Scoter off Pendennis Point. Goldeneye and Med Gull (2) off Gyllyngvase. GN Diver in Falmouth bay (Thanks D.Chaney) Bittern at College Lake (Thanks L.Sampson)

Waxwing, Falmouth (J.St Ledger)

Rosenannon – LITTLE BUNTING (1+) at Rosenannon Downs at 1530hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

Lanner WAXWING (2) on wires at bottom of Lanner Hill (Thanks G.Willetts)

Polzeath - Dartford Warbler at Pentireglaze haven, second Camel estuary record (Thanks D.Julian)

NanquidnoSiberian type Chiffchaff at Nanquidno valley

The LizardBittern and Marsh Harrier (male) at Windmill Farm

GwithianWater Pipit and Black Redstart at St Gothian Sands LNR

LudgvanFirecrest (2) in Churchyard but no sign of any Waxwings

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB still

PenzanceVelvet Scoter (2) in Mounts Bay between Longrock and Tolcarne beach this afternoon. Also BT Diver (2) and GN Diver (9). Black Redstart (2) on sea defence rocks by train station

HelstonFirecrest (4) at Loe Pool at Carminoe

VeryanLong-tailed Duck, GN Diver (12), BT Diver (6), Slav Grebe (5), Common Scoter (4), Med Gull (4) and Purple Sandpiper (2) off Nare Head (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

no sign of any Waxwings at Wadebridge at 1030hrs but probable Pink-footed Goose (3) flew over Wadebridge towards estuary. (Thanks D.Julian)

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