Saturday 26th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny Arm. RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still on NE side of Siblyback Lake. ICELAND GULL (ad) at Crowdy Reservoir then flew north 

BudeGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at Bude marshes south of Rodds Bridge in field, showing well. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) still on Bude canal, showing wellGreenland White Fronted Goose and Pink footed Goose (4) NE of Rodds Bridge. Also Water Pipit. GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) and Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Maer Lake. Great Skua offshore (Thanks D.Julian)

Looe ICELAND GULL (3w) at Hannafore Point at 1045hrs. Little Gull (1w) also. Balearic Shearwater (2) past Hannafore Point this afternoon. Slav Grebe (4), GN Diver (2), Black Redstart, FIrecrest and Whimbrel also

Hayle ICELAND GULL (juv) on Hayle Estuary RSPB still off B3301 causeway mid afternoon. Common Tern (ad) still on Hayle Estuary at north quay viewable from PWC trainging UK Building at 1515hrs

TreenLapland Bunting (15+) at Treen Common tho mobile SW.446.364

St AustellGoosander (drk) still at St Andrews pool (Thanks R.Davey)

MarazionBittern at Marazion marsh RSPB.

NewlynMarsh Harrier (male) over Gwavas Lake between 1015-1050hrs then flew NW. Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver still in harbour (Thanks T.Fletcher). Scaup (drk) and GN Diver off Sandy Cove

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (3+) and GN Diver off Carbis Bay

PenzanceBT Diver (2) and GN Diver off Penzance Prom at 1130hrs (Thanks T.Fletcher). Black Redstart at Chyandour. BT Diver (2) and GN Diver offshore

Mylor ChurchtownRed-Breasted Merganser (5. 2 males) and Razorbill (Thanks S. Van Hear)

Falmouth Water Rail at Swanpool NR (Thanks A.Williams)

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff still at Kenidjack vally at sewage works at 1500hrs (Thanks T.Fletcher)

AntonySpoonbill (3) at Wacker Quay at 1215hrs. Also Yellow-legged Gull

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (2+) still in bay at 1600hrs

LelantBrambling with small flock of Chaffinch in garden at Lelant Station (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (3. 1 ad male) and Marsh Harrier at Men-An-Tol late afternoon (Thanks J.St Ledger)

SennenSanderling in Sennen Cove (Thanks R.Baker). Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewage works this afternoon

HelstonBittern and Firecrest (2) at Loe Pool  

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at south end

RedruthYellow-browed Warbler at Gwennap sewage works

no sign of Western Subalpine Warbler at St Just

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