Saturday 30th November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Drift – possible *AMERICAN HERRING GULL* (juv) at Drift reservoir. Also Long-tailed Duck still

Sennen – *AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER* still north of Sennen, west of A30 in field with Golden Plovers

Marazion – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w) in roost at Marazion marsh RSPB again this evening. Also Bittern

Carbis Bay – Red Kite drifted NE over Polwithen Drive at c14:20hrs

Camel Estuary – Goosander (2), Red-breasted Merganser (2), Spotted Redshank, Stock Dove, Raven and Sparrowhawk (Thanks E.Cornelius et al)

Men-An-Tol – Hen Harrier (male) this evening. Also Golden Plover (60), Snipe (4) and Sparrowhawk (male) (Thanks S.Cox)

Zennor – Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Eagles Nest this evening. Golden Plover (65) at Buttermilk hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

Portscatho – Chough (2) at Grebe Point at 1430hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

Porthleven – Black Redstart and GN Diver (Thanks I.Maclean)

Helston – Yellow-browed Warbler still in Carminowe Valley. Also Firecrest (2) and Siberian Chiffchaff. Goosander (3. 1 male) on Loe Pool (Thanks I.Maclean)

Still no sign of Pacific Diver in Gerrans Bay but BT Diver (15), GN Diver (5), Slav Grebe (2), Red-necked Grebe (2), Med Gull (2) and Common Scoter (12) (Thanks S.Cox)

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