Sunday 24th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at St Johns Lake near St Johns ford at sewage outflow at 1515hrs (Thanks N.Cabble)

StithiansICELAND GULL (juv) and Long-tailed Duck still at Stithians reservoir at southern end off causeway

The LizardWhooper Swan (juv) still at Croft Pascoe Pool (Thanks M&A Lord)

MarazionBT Diver (2) and GN Diver (2) offshore but no sign of Pacific Diver. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Black Redstart (2) along seafront. Slav Grebe and Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2) at Little London (Thanks B.Toms)

HayleWater Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek on saltmarsh east of Black Road

TreenLapland Bunting (15+) still at Treen Common

NewlynGN Diver at Newlyn Harbour

PenzanceBlack Redstart still on sea defence rocks near train station

Mylor ChurchtownBlack-necked Grebe (20+) off Yacht Club

Carnon DownsSiberian Chiffchaff (3) at sewage works

GwithianWater Pipit at St Gothian Sands LNR on west side this afternoon tho mobile

AntonySpoonbill still at Wacker Quay mid afternoon. Spoonbill opposite Sconner on saltmarsh

WadebridgeMerlin over Treraven meadows

Praa SandsBlack Redstart (male) and Chough (2) at Cudden Point (Thanks I. Webster)

St Ives - Firecrest in private garden (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

St JustFieldfare (c24) and Redwing (4) at Bollowall this afternoon (Thanks K.Bealing)

Truro – Brambling (m+f) in garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

NewquayGrey Plover (5) on rocks at Little Fistral (Thanks D.Mays)

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