Sunday 18th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway. Also Glaucous Gull and Spoonbill (2 imm)

NewquayCattle Egret (13) at Gannel Estuary flew to roost

SancreedCattle Egret (5) at Sancreed

Nanjizal – Little Bunting at Nanjizal Valley on north side east of public footpath at 0950hrs. Also  Yellow-browed Warbler. Please keep to public rights of way

MarazionGreat White Egret at Marazion Beach at 1230hrs then flew west

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (male) at Mousehole at 1345hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe, walk through cafe and take footpath left to view rocks

St IvesBlack Redstart by coastguard watch

Bodmin Moor –  Eurasian White-fronted Goose at Sibleyback Lake with Canada Geese

Drift – Black-necked Grebe and Scaup (2) at Drift Reservoir. No sign of Ring-necked Duck at Drift Reservoir at 0930hrs

Hayle – Spoonbill still on Hayle Estuary

St Just – Short-eared Owl at Bartinney Downs

Newlyn – Black Redstart (male) at Tolcarne. Also Med Gull (2) (Thanks G.Hobin)

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