Sunday 19th January 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Crowdy Reservoir. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake still 300yds west of dam

Tregony – GLOSSY IBIS still on marsh by Tregony bridge at midday. The bird has a broken leg (Thanks D.Jones)

St.Ives – Iceland Gull (juv) at west end of Porthmeor Beach at 0900hrs

Mousehole – Iceland Gull (2. Ad+juv) and Glaucous Gull (2. 2w +juv) at Mousehole late afternoon

Penzance – Glaucous Gull off Chyandour. Also Black Redstart (2)

Marazion – Glaucous Gull at Marazion. Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Slav Grebe offshore. Long-tailed Duck (2) still in Trenow Cove

Newlyn – Glaucous Gull (1w) at Tolcarne. Also GN Diver (2), Med Gull (2 ad) and Common Gull (2 ad). GN Diver and Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Larrigan. GN Diver (5), BT Diver and Kittiwake (2 ad) in harbour (Thanks G.Hobin)

TorpointYellow-browed Warbler (1+) still at Torpoint sewage works. Access on Saturday and Sunday only and only if adjacent MOD rifle range is not in use and flying warning flag.

Gerrans Bay – Black-throated Diver (2), Slavonian Grebe (2) and Great Northern Diver (12)

Sancreed – Hen Harrier (ringtail)

Amalveor – Hen Harrier (2)

Stithians – Slav Grebe still at south end of Stithians reservoir

Hayle – Water Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek this afternoon. BT Diver and GN Diver (3) in Carnsew Basin

Carbis Bay – Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (5)

Torpoint – Spoonbill (3) on River Lynher still off Wacker Quay

Falmouth – Red-necked Grebe, Black-throated Diver (2), Great Northern Diver (18) and Great Skua off Swanpool point

Mevagissey – Crossbill (9) at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Also Brambling (2male) (Thanks S.Grose)

Newquay – Chough (2) on cliffs below the Barrowfields hotel this morning (Thanks S.Grose)

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