Sunday 10th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) on beach

Newlyn – GLAUCOUS GULL (ad) at Newlyn Harbour on workshop roof on north quay at 1215hrs. Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver (4). Med Gull (2 ad) at Tolcarne Beach (Thanks G.Hobin)

PenzanceWAXWING on Collinsey Road, Treneere near play area again today.

TreenLapland Bunting (13+) and Snow Bunting (7) still at Treen Common

Carrick Roads Black-necked Grebe (30) off Turnaware bar this afternoon (Thanks S.Rogers)

PortscathoBT Diver (15), GN Diver (6), RT Diver, Slav Grebe (12), Black-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck (fem) and Common Scoter (20) in Gerrans Bay. No sign of Velvet Scoter (Thanks S.Rogers)

Trendrine Hill Hen Harrier (m) this morning

TruroBrambling in garden this morning still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

TorpointRed-breasted Merganser (fem), Pale-bellied Brent Goose (10. 2 Colour ringed) and Dunlin (1000+) at Marine Drive. Spoonbill (2) opposite Antony estate viewed from Jupiter point. Med Gull (2 ad) at Millbrook lake (Thanks R.Davey)

The LizardHen Harrier (fem) at Goonhilly Downs. Also Med Gull (ad and 2x 2w) at Polpeor Cove (Thanks M.Pamphilon). Short-eared Owl at Windmill Farm NR

LelantHen Harrier (male) at Trencrom road this morning

HayleWater Pipit at Hayle Estuary still at Copperhouse Creek on saltmarsh east of Black Road this morning (Thanks B.Toms)

LooeMed Gull (28) and Slav Grebe (2) off Hannafore point. Eider (drk) off Banjo Pier (Thanks P.Kemp and R.Davey)

St AustellGN Diver (10) and Common Scoter (36) off Porthpean (Thanks S.Rogers)

Carbis BayBT Diver, GN Diver and Slav Grebe in bay (Thanks B.Toms)

St Ives Balearic Shearwater past st Ives Island. Also Manx Shearwater, Little Gull (1w) and GN Diver

DownderryBT Diver (3) and Razorbill (10) offshore between 1000-1100hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

HelstonBittern again at Loe Pool today. Also Goosander (2) and Common Scoter

WadebridgePintail (3 pairs), Barn Owl, Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit (63), Dunlin, Lapwing (400+) and Snipe (470) at Amble Marshes. (C Selway per Camel Estuary Birds)

CamborneMerlin hunting starlings at Treswithian (Thanks R.Trott)

Connor Downs Golden Plover (220+) and Lapwing (40+) in field off Carwin Rise this afternoon

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