Sunday 20th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Colliford lake at north end of Loveny arm. RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) Siblyback lake on NE side this morning but no sign of GN Diver

BudeGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) at Bude Marshes at Rodds Bridge. (Thanks P.Barlow). Pink-footed Goose, Greenland White-footed Goose and Barnacle Goose at Bude Marshes (Thanks R.Davey and T.Marlow). RT Diver (14+), Gannet (8) and Peregrine at Widemouth Bay (Thanks T.Marlow)

St JustWESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in garden on Pleasant Terrace and Princess Street. TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff still in Kenidjack Valley at Sewage works. Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Bartinney Downs

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (male) and Short-eared Owl (3) this afternoon

FalmouthVelvet Scoter (2 1drk) at Meanporth off East coast path at 1530hrs tho distant. Slav Grebe (3), GN Diver, Med Gull (2w) and Whimbrel (2) between Pendennis Point and Castle Beach (Thanks J.St Ledger)

HayleCommon Tern still at Hayle Estuary RSPB ranging between Main Estuary, Carnsew Basin and Hayle Harbour (Thanks Tim O)

DevoranBlack-necked Grebe (19) off Restronguet Weir

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe at Newlyn harbour still by lifeboat. Also Black Redstart (2)

Whooper Swan, Helston 200113 (T.Walters)

HelstonWhooper Swan at Helston Boating lake. Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works this afternoon. Firecrest (2+) also at Sewage works (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionBittern (3+) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Slav Grebe offshore (Thanks S.Rogers)

TruroSpotted Redshank at St Clement at 1330hrs

Connor Downs – Turtle Dove in garden (Thanks L.Spence)

St DayFirecrest (2) at United Downs (Thanks W.Chegwidden)

SaltashSpoonbill (3) off Churchtown Farm. Brambling (fem) with Chaffinches (Thanks J.Mitchell)

WadebridgeHen Harrier (male) at Rosenannon Downs (Thanks R.Davey)

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater offshore stil

StithiansSiberian Chiffchaff (2) at Stithians reservoir at southern cutoff near feeding station still

Carnon DownsSiberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

PadstowLapland Bunting (10) at Trevose Head in stubble fields near white house

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (2) at jubilee Pool. Eider off bus station

no sign of probable Pacific Diver off Penzance.

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