Sunday 22nd December 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Tregony – *GLOSSY IBIS* still by River Fal at Tregony Bridge in 2nd marshy field below bridge, showing well. park carefully

Hayle – ICELAND GULL on Hayle Estuary RSPB. GN Diver in Carnsew Basin. Grey Plover (2) and Bar-tailed Godwit (4) at Copperhouse Creek (Thanks B.Dallas)

Torpoint – Yellow-browed Warbler (2+) still at Torpoint sewage works this afternoon. Access only on Saturdays and Sundays. Spoonbill (3) off Wacker Quay this afternoon

Newquay – Chough (2) flew over Aldi carpark (Thanks S.Grose)

Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (5) at Jubilee Pool (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Newlyn – GN Diver (5) and Common Scoter (60) off Sandy Cove (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Feock – Black-necked Grebe (8) still off Loe Beach

Leland – Firecrest

Truro – Blackcap (4. 2m+2f) at Gloweth (Thanks A.Mason)

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (25), Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (4), BT Diver (6), GN Diver (28), Great Skua (7), Fulmar (20+), Kittiwake (1000s) and large numbers of Razorbills and Guillemot past St Ives Island (Thanks V.Stratton)

Wadebridge – Mistle Thrush (3) in field near Westerlands road. Reed Bunting in garden. (Thanks JB)

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