Sunday 24th November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Veryan – *PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) in Gerrans Bay off Pendower Beach at 1015hrs. Also Black-throated Diver (6), Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Eider, Black-necked Grebe (2) and Slav Grebe (4) (Thanks D.Hall)

Sennen – *AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER* still NE of Sennen east of A30 at Trevorian Farm in fields by road to Trevorian Pool with Golden Plovers SW.371.261

St Ives – LITTLE AUK (3) reported at St Ives Island off NW end at 1055hrs. Also GN Diver (Thanks D.King)

Carbis Bay – GN Diver offshore this morning (Thanks D.King)

Drift – Long-tailed Duck at north end of Drift Reservoir this afternoon

Helston – Yellow-browed Warbler near Loe Pool in Carminowe Valley. Also Siberian Chiffchaff .

Marazion – Black Redstart at Marazion

Newlyn – Med Gull (ad) and Common Gull (4) at Tolcarne Beach. GN Diver (5) offshore (Thanks G.Hobin)

Truro – Mandarin (drk) still at St Clement at Tresemple Pool. Also Kingfisher, Water Rail and Little Grebe (2) (Thanks P.Stevens)

ZennorWhooper Swan at Trewey Common killed by Fox

Penzance – Eider (drk) off Battery Rocks

St Austell – Canada Goose (150+), Mute Swan (20), Water Rail, Kestrel, Kingfisher, Moorhen (20), and Coot (16) at Par Beach Pool (Thanks S.Grose)

no sign of Northern Harrier at Men-An-Tol this afternoon but Hen Harrier (4. 1 male)

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