Saturday 15th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just*SUBALPINE WARBLER* (1w) in garden of 17 Pleasant Terrace briefly (TR19 7JG) Please respect privacy of residents.

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (drk), RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) , GN Diver and Scaup (1w) still at Siblyback Lake. Firecrest in trees near old hide (Thanks P. Crispin)

ParRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Par Beach pool this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

St Ives Glaucous Gull (imm) in harbour at St Ives this morning and again this afternoon off St Ives Island. Velvet Scoter (2) past Porthminster Point this morning. (Thanks S.Rowe). Balearic Shearwater (1+) still in bay

East LooeGlaucous Gull at harbour. Firecrest at Bay View Road

Mounts Bay No sign of adult Pacific Diver today but Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe and GN Diver (3+).

Wadebridge Rose-coloured Starling (juv) off Tremarren Road in gardens on Dunveth Road and Kernow Close (PL27 7XB) (Thanks D.Julian and R.Davey)

HelstonFirecrest and Black Redstart at Helston sewage works. Firecrest at Lower Nansloe Farm.

Marazion Iceland Gull (juv) flew west past Long Rock car park at 1525hrs. Also Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Newlyn – Black Redstart in Sandy Cove

FalmouthBittern and Black-necked Grebe still at College reservoir. Firecrest at Swanvale NR

MouseholeBlack Redstart

NewquayBlack Redstart at Towan Head

Drift Pink-footed Goose with Canadas still at Drift reservoir

NanquidnoNo sign of Red-breasted Flycatcher at Nanquidno Valley today

PortscathoLong-tailed Duck (fem) off Portscatho still at 1400hrs (Thanks S.Jackson)

SaltashAvocet (281) and Spotted Redshank (2) at Kingsmill Lake from China Fleet Club this morning (Tahnks R.McCarthy)

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