Monday 26th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still at 1020hrs in Boat Cove NT. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Hayle Estuary viewed from Old Quay House  at 0950hrs

Saltash – drake American Wigeon still at Kingsmaill lake at 1500 hrs

Newquay – Cattle Egret (11) at Gannel Estuary this evening

DriftCattle Egret (3) at Drift Reservoir in cattle field on hillside east of north-west arm this morning. Also Black-necked Grebe and Scaup still

BudeCattle Egret (3) at Bude Marshes at 1130hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Cubert – Cattle Egret (2) in flight at Cubert Common

Marazion – Ring-billed Gull (1w) and Great White Egret at Long Rock Pool late afternoon

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart still at Mousehole at 0815hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe & take footpath left to view rocks. Black Redstart by South Quay car park

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler heard only behind Swingates House

Penzance – Velvet Scoter (2) on sea off Jubilee Pool

Gerrans BayLong-tailed Duck, Red-necked Grebe (2), Slavonian Grebe (5), Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (11) in Gerrans Bay

Restronguet Creek – Black-necked Grebe (15) at Restronguet Creek from the weir

HelfordGreat Northern Diver (3) on Helford River

Bodmin Moor – Great Northern Diver (2) at Colliford Lake

NewlynBlack Redstart at Newlyn Harbour

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Swanpool at 1430hrs

Par – Siberian Chiffchaff at St Andrews Road pool area by path from rail crossing

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