Saturday 2nd March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still in NE corner of Siblyback Lake at midday and showing well

Redruth YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at Gwennap Sewerage works this afternoon. Also Siberian Chiffchaff (4) SW.746.407

MarazionGlaucous Gull (juv) offshore at Great Hogus Rock this afternoon. Also Red-throated Diver, GN Diver (3), Med Gull (5 ads) and Black Redstart  (Thanks P J Smale)

Rosenannon Lapland Bunting (32) at Rosenannon Downs at midday. Hen Harrier (ad male) and Short-eared Owl (Thanks S.Perfect)

TreenLapland Bunting (14) still at Treen Common this morning. Also Snow Bunting (4) SW.446.364

St Austell Black-throated Diver (9) and GN Diver (11) in St Austell Bay this morning. Velvet Scoter with Common Scoter (45+) still off Porthpean beach at 0930hrs (Thanks R.Davey)

Penzance Eider (drk) off Jubilee Pool today

Antony – No sign of Spoonbill this morning at Wacker Quay, but Red-breasted Merganser (3m and 5f) displaying (Thanks B D Bath)

Newquay Black Redstart on cliff behind lifeguard hut at Great Western Beach this morning (Thanks D.Grose). RT Diver (5) and GN Diver offshore. Purple Sandpiper (5) also (Thanks S.Rowe)

Perranporth Black Redstart (m) close to old house on Ligger Point this morning. Also several large flocks of Linnet in the area (Thanks P.Fenn)

TruroBlackcap (3m and 3f) in private garden at Gloweth. Also Siskin (2) (Thanks A.Mason). Brambling (3. 2 f+1m) in garden. Dipper on river near Edward Street (Thanks D.Jenkins) Firecrest at Carnon Downs Sewerage Works

Par – No sign of drake Ring-necked Duck at Par Beach Pool so far today. But Med Gull (Thanks S.Perfect)

St IvesFirecrest and Brambling still in garden this afternoon (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

Hayle Med Gull (12 ads and 2x 2w) on Hayle Estuary today

GodrevyChough again at Godrevy Head NT today

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