Monday 14th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Padstow *BONAPARTE’S GULL* (ad) roosting with Black headed Gulls on Town Bar at 1600hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) stil at Colliford Lake.

St Just WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in gardens of 5 – 7 Pleasant Terrace at 1100hrs. TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still in Kenidjack Valley at sewage works

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (3+) in Carbis Bay still.

HelstonBlack Redstart at Culdrose this morning

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (15), GN Diver, BT Diver and Med Gull (3 ad) past St Ives

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in Harbour and Black Redstart

Newquay Purple Sandpiper (2)on slipway at Towan Head. Also Dark-bellied Brent Goose on Gannel Estuary from Car park

St AustellBittern at Par Beach Pool at 1400hrs (Thanks P.Barlow)

MarazionBittern (3) roosted at Marazion Marsh RSPB this evening. Also Water Rail (Thanks M.Beevers & B.Hawker)

PenzanceEider (drk) just outside harbour (Thanks B.Hawker)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at southern end of Stithians reservoir off causeway this afternoon. Siberian Chiffchaff still by feeding station. Also Teal (25), Wigeon (11), Shoveler (6. 3 ad male, 1 imm male, 2 female), Tufted Duck (c20),
Goldeneye (7. 2 males), Little Grebe (7) and Snipe (4).  (Thanks M.Beevers)

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (11) off Mylor Churchtown. Also Sandwich Tern, GN Diver (3), Red Breasted Merganser (12), Common Scoter (5) and BT Diver (2). Firecrest at Mylor Churchrtown in hedge 400 yards south of yacht club (Thanks M.Beevers)

FalmouthBlack-throated Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe and Fulmar (4) in Falmouth Bay viewed from Cliff Road. Med Gull (ad) at Swanpool. (Thanks M.Beevers)

WadebridgeHen Harrier ( 2 male) at Rosenannon Downs this evening (Thanks D & S.Grose)

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