Saturday 16th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Reports

 

Black Redstart, Penzance (P.Smale)

Torpoint - *GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) at St Johns Lake east of ford 

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny arm. RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) at Siblyback Lake this afternoon

Stithians ICELAND GULL (juv) still at south end of reservoir this afternoon then flew south. Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) also. Bittern at southern cut off

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool (Thanks P.Barlow)

Hayle – Yellow legged Gull (ad) at Hayle estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway. Water Pipit (1+) at Copperhouse Creek on saltmarsh by Black Road. Black Redstart (1w male/fem) still in Copperhouse this afternoon (Thanks P J Smale & J.Swift)

Carrick Roads Slavonian Grebe (5), Black-necked Grebe (5), Red-breasted Merganser (5) and Common Gull (11) from Gatewood House (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Carbis BayRed-throated Diver (6), GN Diver (2) and Common Scoter (3) in Carbis Bay this morning (Thanks S.Rowe)

HelstonMed Gull (5, inclding an adult with almost full hood), Goosander (m&f), Common Scoter (f) and Great-crested Grebe at Loe Pool (Thanks D.Flumm)

Truro Brambling (m&f) still in garden at Truro (Thanks D.Jenkins)

Marazion - Bittern (2) Marazion Marsh RSPB

TreenSnow Bunting (9+) and Lapland Bunting (5+) at Treen Common

The LizardWhooper Swan (juv) at Croft Pascoe Pool (Thanks M.Fairhurst)

TruroSpotted Redshank, Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit (7) and Kingfisher on Tresillian River (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Penzance – no sign of Pacific Diver off Penzance but Slav Grebe and GN Diver. Black Redstart (3+) east of railway station. Eider (drk) offshore (Thanks P J Smale & J.Swift)

St Ives Black Redstart (male) and Purple Sandpiper (3), feeding with Turnstone (7) at St Ives Island (Thanks J.St Ledger)

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