Saturday 24th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) east of harbour. Also Slavonian Grebe, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (4)

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

HayleCASPIAN GULL (3w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant Saltings this afternoon. Reported probable Azorean Yellow-legged Gull (ad) reported at Hayle Estuary now considered to be Herring Gull x Lesser Black-backed Gull. Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek

The LizardKUMLIEN’S GULL at Coverack. Also Glaucous Gull (3+)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary. Chough at West Pentire over Crantock Beach at 1330hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

SaltashAMERICAN WIGEON (drk) at Kingsmill Lake mid afternoon

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir south of boardwalk. Also Scaup (2.1w). Yellow-browed Warbler near Falmouth at Polwheveral Creek. Also Firecrest. Black Redstart at Berkeley Cottages. Also Whimbrel (2) at Pendennis Point. Slavonian Grebe (3) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Castle Beach this morning. Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool

NewlynSlavonian Grebe at Sandy Cove. Also Black Redstart & Firecrest at Creeping Lane

Stithians – Slavonian Grebe at Stithians Reservoir

Truro – Slavonian Grebe on Truro River.  Spotted Redshank at Tresillian mid morning

Carbis BayRed-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver still off Carbis Bay

MarazionBittern and Siberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PadstowBarn Owl (3) between Hawkers cove and Padstow farm shop from main road at 1950hrs (Thanks S.Grose).

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