Friday 4th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w fem) still in St Just on west side just south of Cape Cornwall Street in garden at Princess Street and Pleasant Terrace tho elusive. Please respect privacy of residents

Par RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach pool and showing well. Also Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest at st austell Sewerage works. Velvet Scoter, Common Scoter (65), Great Crested Grebe, GN Diver (15) and Black-throated Diver (2) off Porthpean (Thanks A.Bond, D.King and N.Best)

HelstonRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Helston Boating Lake this afternoon (Thanks P.Taylor) (male and female at north end of Loe pool this morning)

Bodmin MoorRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at Siblyback Lake this afternoon

St AustellWAXWING in private garden in Trenowah Road, Bethel, St Austell today (Thanks A.Fosten) Also Siberian Chiffchaff still at St Austell Sewerage Works

Waxwing, St Austell 040113 (A. Fosten)


Torpoint – GREEN-WINGED TEAL still this morning at St John’s Lake. Also SPOONBILL (2) from Marine drive this morning. Also Wigeon (c550), Dunlin (c500), Teal (370), Pale-bellied Brent Goose (13), Shelduck (160+), Grey Plover (35+) and Med Gull (ad) (Thanks P.Kemp)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck still at Stithians lake this morning

HayleSlav Grebe still in Carnsew basin. Also Balearic Shearwater (2+) still in Carbis bay this morning and GN Diver (1)

FalmouthSlav Grebe and GN Diver in Falmouth Bay. Med Gull (2) near Black Rock (Thanks G.Wills) Also Slav Grebe (5+) and Red-necked Grebe (2) off Gyllyngvase Beach and Black Redstart at Castle Beach

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in Newlyn harbour this morning

Wadebridge Firecrest at Polmorla (Thanks C.Selway) Also Spotted Redshank at Dinham Flats (per Camel Estuary Birds)

Kenidjack Siberian Chiffchaff at sewerage works. Also Willow Warbler

Men-an-TolShort-eared Owl (2) late afternoon

LauncestonDipper (2) on small stream at Penhole farm, Coads Green (Thanks P.Mallett)

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