Saturday 2nd February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bude*GREEN-WINGED TEAL* still at Bude Marshes. Also Pink-footed Goose (4), Water Pipit and White-fronted Goose. RING-BILLED GULL still on canal. Med Gull at Maer lake (Thanks A.Roberts)

Helston - RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Loe Pool. Common Scoter (fem) also

Bodmin MoorRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at Siblyback Lake at 1300hrs (Thanks P.Kemp). Short-eared Owl at Ninestones layby by double bridge at 1000hrs (Thanks M.Hughes)

Short-eared Owl, Bolventor, 020213 (M.Hughes)

HayleICELAND GULL flew over Hayle Estuary this morning

SaltashAvocet (77), Spotted Redshank (3) and Greenshank (13) at Kingsmill Lake at 1030hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

PenzanceBlack Redstart (3. 1 male) on coast path 200 yards east of railway Station

NewquayCommon Scoter (2) past Towan Head. Med Gull (1w) on Gannel Estuary (Thanks D.Mays)

FalmouthGreat-crested Grebe, Slavonian Grebe and GN Diver in Falmouth Bay from Pendennis Point. Purple Sandpiper (2) on Pendennis point. (Thanks D.Chaney, S.Perfect and G.Wills)

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (11+), Slav Grebe, BT Diver, GN Diver (2+), Common Scoter (9) and Red-breasted Merganser (10+) in roads. (Thanks D.Chaney, S.Perfect and G.Wills)

Devoran  – Common Gull (13+), Dunlin (150), Bar-tailed Godwit (15) and Black-tailed Godwit (7) (Thanks D.Chaney, S.Perfect and G.Wills)

Carnon Downs – probable Siberian Chiffchaff (1 ringed), Chiffchaff (40) and Firecrest at sewage works (Thanks D.Chaney, S.Perfect and G.Wills)

Porthpean Velvet Scoter (m) with Common Scoter flock this morning (Thanks R.Wilkins)

StithiansBittern at Stithians reservoir at southern end opposite hide at 1500hrs. Goldeneye (5) and Lapwing (180) (Thanks D.Payne)

St IvesEider (fem) off island at 1230hrs (Thanks M.Jones)

St Just –. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still at Kenidjack Valley at Sewage works

RedruthYellow-browed Warbler still at Gwennap sewage works

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

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. BT Diver (4) and Slav Grebe off Marazion

St AustellFirecrest at sewage works. Firecrest at Par Beach Pool on back path behind reed beds. Goosander (drk) at St Andrews pool this afternoon (Thanks A.Bond)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour

TreenLapland Bunting (10+), Yellowhammer (2) and Snow Bunting still west of Treen – Newmill road at Treen Common near white house (Thanks T.Walters)

HayleCommon Tern (ad) still at Hayle Estuary at Carnsew Basin this afternoon tho mobile. Yellow-legged Gull (ad) still on estuary

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