Monday 21st January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Common Tern, Hayle 200113 (P.Smale)

Bodmin moor*LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny arm

BudeGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at Bude Marshes at Rodds Bridge at 1435hrs. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) on Canal. Greenland White-fronted Goose and Pink Footed Goose (4) at Bude Marshes still

Ring-billed Gull, Bude 210113 (C.Selway)

St JustWESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in garden on Pleasant Terrace and Princess Street tho mobile TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works

Camelford – unconfirmed report of Red Kite (2) over fields at valley truckle near Camelford (Per R.Davey)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour

DriftScaup (drk) at Drift reservoir in NW arm

TreenLapland Bunting (c20) and Snow Bunting (c20) with Reed Bunting (100+) south of B3306 along Treen – Newmill Road at Treen Common SSW 446 364

WadebridgeLapland Bunting (19) at Rosenannon Downs late afternoon (Thanks D.Julian). Scaup (drk) at Clapper Marshes

Carnon Downs Siberian Ciffchaff (12+, 7 trapped and ringed). Also Firecrest (5)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at southern end of Stithians reservoir

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (4), Slav Grebe (3) and GN Diver (13) flew west past bay

HayleCommon Tern still at Copperhouse Creek and Carnsew Basin. Goosander (4) in Carnsew Basin and (4) on Main estuary from Lelant Platform (Thanks J.Lander and P.Jeggo)

MarazionBittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB still

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (18). Firecrest in garden in Penare Terrace (Thanks M.Jasper)

Mount HawkeBlackcap (male) on fatballs in garden at 1520hrs (Thanks R B Girling)

HelstonWhooper Swan still at Helston Boating Lake at 1000hrs. Photo’s here. Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works (Thanks J.Lander)

Mylor – Black-necked Grebe (3) and Slavonian Grebe at Mylor Harbour at 1400hrs. Sandwich Tern in Carrick Roads towards Loe Beach. Red-breasted Merganser (3 1m 2f) and Kingfisher in Restronguet Creek (Thanks M.Hill)

Spotted Redshank, St Clement 200113 (J.Rowe)

TruroSpotted Redshank at St Clement at 1530hrs. Also Common Gull and Greenshank (2) (Thanks M.Hill). Firecrest and Black Redstart (2) at Treliske Hospital (Thanks A.Mason)

Falmouth – no sign of Velvet Scoter off Meanporth but Slav Grebe (6+), Wigeon (4) and Gadwall. Slav Grebe (1+) off Castle Beach (Thanks G.Wills)

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