Saturday 2nd January 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Little London mid afternoon. Great Northern Diver & Little Gull (ad)

Newlyn – Pacific Diver still offshore. Iceland Gull (juv) in Newlyn harbour. Great Northern Diver (6) and Black-throated Diver in harbour. Med Gull (7. 2. ad &5. 1w) at Tolcarne. Also Great Northern Diver (2) offshore (Thanks G.Hobin & T.Jansen)

The LizardRoss’s Gull reported flew past Lizard Point into Mount’s Bay at 11:00

Hayle – Yellow-browed Warbler still Hayle Estuary in bushes by the 1st bench 50m northwest of Eric Grace Memorial Hide

St IvesGreat Skua (6) flew past St.Ives

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Wherrytown. Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (4) offshore

Looe – GN Diver (5+), Slav Grebe (3), Red-necked Grebe and Eider (drk) offshore this morning (Thanks M.Hughes)

Newquay – Firecrest & Chiffchaff at Newquay zoo at 1130hrs. Firecrest at Trevemper Sewage works this afternoon (Thanks S.Grose)

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