Sunday 11th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – PACIFIC DIVER (ad) still in Mounts Bay. Also Velvet Scoter (2) and GN Diver (4). Glaucous Gull (1w) at Long Rock. Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. LITTLE AUK flew along shoreline at Marazion. Great Northern Diver offshore at 12.10hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Newquay – AMERICAN WGEON (2 fem) at Gannel Estuary still

Saltash – AMERICAN WIGEON (male) at Kingsmill Lake. Also Avocet (140) (Thanks P.Kemp)

Lands End – probable CASPIAN GULL on Enys Dodman at 1050hrs then flew north

Penryn – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest between Gorrangorras and Bissom 

Gwennap – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still at Gwennap Sewage Works

Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (4) and Turnstone (15) on rocks by Jubilee pool. Slavonian Grebe offshore at 11.40hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Sennen – Pom Skua and Balearic Shearwater (2) flew past Sennen Cove

Gwithian – Snow Bunting (2)  still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Falmouth – Long-tailed Duck still at Swanpool. BT Diver offshore. Slav Grebe (2) off Castle Beach. GN Diver (3+) and Med Gull off Pendennis Point


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