Friday 6th December 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint – Spoonbill (3) on River Lynher off Wacker Quay at 1225hrs

Goldsithney – Siberian Chiffchaff in garden at Fore Street

Marazion – Bittern (2) at Marazion marsh RSPB at 1100hrs (Thanks S.Hallett)

Helston – Bittern (2) at Loe Pool at north end late afternoon

Truro – Spotted Redshank still at St Clement

Hayle – Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek (Thanks D.Mays)

Boscastle – Black Redstart (fem/juv) at Beeny at 1100hrs. Merlin at Fire beacon at 1200hrs (Thanks G.Sabran)

Falmouth – GN Diver (2) at Pendennis Point, 1 flew over and into Carrick Roads, 1 on sea off St Anthony’s Head. Common Scoter (7) flew out to sea. Whimbrel and Med Gull (4) at Castle Beach (Thanks D.Chaney)

Carnon Downs – Firecrest (2. 1 ringed) and Chiffchaff (15+) at Carnon Downs sewage works

Mylor Churchtown – Slav Grebe, Black-necked Grebe (21), GN Diver, BT Diver, Whimbrel (3), Eider, Red-breasted Merganser (4+) and Common Scoter (11) in Carrick Roads (Thanks D.Chaney)

Rock – Bullfinch (1m), Greenfinch (13), Mistle Thursh (2) and Raven (5) in garden (Thanks S.Grose)

Wadebridge – Bullfinch (3. 1m+2f) and Blackcap in garden (Thanks JB)

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