Sunday 14th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay – AMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) at Gannel Estuary from car park this morning

PadstowBlack Guillemot still in harbour. Lapland Bunting (2) at Trevose Head in set-aside by coastguards cottages

Black Guillemot, J.Chapple

FeockVelvet Scoter (drk), Great Northern Diver (7) and Black-necked Grebe (12) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach late afternoon

FalmouthBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2)  off Pendennis Point

Looe – Slav Grebe (2) at Hannafore Point in channel opposite Looe Island

MarazionBittern at Marazion on the RSPB reserve. Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (3) offshore

Wadebridge Snow Goose reported at Walmsley Sanctuary with Canada Geese (Snow Goose/Greylag Goose hybrid has been present)

Newlyn Siberian Chiffchaff still in willows by tarmac track near car park at Sandy Cove

HayleFirecrest at Hayle Estuary to right of hide at Ryan’s Field. Goosander (4) and Black-tailed Godwit (2) on Ryan’s Field at 08.30hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo)

West Looe – Blackcap (male) In garden at West Looe (Thanks K.Sargent)

Par – Water Rail (2), Shoveler (2 male), Chiffchaff and Fieldfare (16) at Par beach pool at 13.30hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

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