Monday 18th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint *GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still at St Johns Lake between St Johns Ford and sewage works

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny arm at 1235hrs . RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at north end of Siblyback Lake

Mousehole – GLAUCOUS GULL (imm) again Mousehole on St.Clement’s Isle this evng

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool. Velvet Scoter with Common Scoter (30+) off Porthpean. Goosander still at St Andrews Pool (Thanks D.Dennis)

Five LanesRED KITE flew over A30 at Five Lanes at 1410hrs (Thanks A.Pyke)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (drk) still at southern end of reservoir

TreenSnow Bunting (7+) and Lapland Bunting (3+) at Treen Common

PenzanceGN Diver in bay. Also Black Redstart (2) on boulders by railway and Med Gull (2w) on beach (Thanks D.Flumm and P.St Pierre)

MarazionMed Gull (ad) on beach. Also Med Gull (ad and 2nd w) flew east with Black-headed Gull (70) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also on the reserve: Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 18 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Mistle Thrush and 1 Stonechat (Thanks D.Flumm)

Hayle – Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary RSPB still east of Copperhouse Creek on saltmarsh by Black Road.

Gwithian – Water Pipit north of Gwithian at St.Gothian Sands LNR still

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