Monday 17th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at Siblyback Lake

St Just *SUBALPINE WARBLER* (1w) still on west side just south of Cape Cornwall Street in garden on Princess street then flew to Pleasant Terrace. TR19 7JG (SW.366.312) Please respect privacy of residents.  Grey Phalarope and Great Skua flew past Cape Cornwall between 0915-1045hrs

Torpoint GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) near Torpoint at St John’s Creek at 1410hrs

Par RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach pool this morning (Thanks M.Jones)

Porthpean Common Scoter (40+), Black-throated Diver (15+), Great Northern Diver (10+) and Red-throated Diver (4+) in St Austell Bay this morning. Also Bottle-nosed Dolphin (1+) (Thanks M.Jones)

Falmouth Bittern in flight at College Reservoir this morning. Landed in top corner near island (Thanks J. St Ledger). Firecrest and possible Siberian Chiffchaff at Swanvale. Red-necked Grebe off Gyllyngvase Beach. Black Redstart (3 – m,f,juv) on Castle Beach. Black-Throated Diver and Shag (350+) in Falmouth Bay. Med Gull on Swanpool Beach (Thanks G.Wills)

Drift Pink-footed Goose still at Drift Reservoir today.

Newlyn Black-necked Grebe still in harbour at Newlyn this morning.

Newquay Common Gull (10+) and Wigeon (2) at Porth Reservoir (Thanks D.Mays)

PortscathoBlack Redstart (male)on sea wall between public toilets and post office. Long-tailed Duck (fem) still offshore, close to beach (Thanks S.Jackson)

PenzanceSlav Grebe and GN Diver (3) off Eastern Green Beach

no sign of Pacific Diver in Mounts bay

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