Friday 8th January 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay Pacific Diver (ad) still in Mount’s Bay between Newlyn & Penzance but distant, Also Balearic Shearwater flew past, Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (5)

Bodmin Moor –  Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Smew (redhead) still at Siblyback Lake at 1113hrs

HayleYellow-browed Warbler still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryans Field by hide entrance at 0930hrs then flew over railway. Spoonbill (imm) still at Hayle Estuary at 09:45 near Tempest Factory

St Just – Glaucous Gull (juv) past Cape Cornwall mid morning

Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (43) on lighthouse quay at high tide

ZennorHen Harrier (ringtail) on Treen Common at Gurnard’s Head

Men-An-Tol – Hen Harrier and Short-eared Owl at Men-an-Tol this afternoon

Newtown-in-St.Martin – Firecrest Newtown-in-St Martin at 10:00 just east of Tregidden

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