Sunday 25th November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayLesser Whitethroat  still in willow to left of Cashpoint in Asda car park this morning, still present at 1545hrs (Thanks S.Rowe, D.Mays and R.Davey)

Wadebridge Water Pipit (2) and Green Sandpiper (2) at Treraven Meadows today (Thanks D.Julian)

VeryanGN Diver (11) and Common Scoter (7) at Pendower Beach (Thanks R.Davey)

PortscathoGN Diver (7) and Slav Grebe at Portscatho (Thanks R.Davey)

Bodmin moorGN Diver (1w) in front of yacht slipway and Med Gull (2w) at Siblyback lake this morning (Thanks A.Dawson and M.Hughes)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale still. Also Firecrest (2). Still no sign of Dusky Warbler (Thanks R.Hollis and S.Rogers)

DownderryGN Diver (8), Manx Shearwater (3), Fulmar, Common Scoter (20+) and Gannet (12) flew west past Downderry between 0900-1000hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

Carbis BayGN Diver (2), RT Diver, Common Tern (juv) and Slav Grebe off Carbis Bay. Also Bottle-nose Dolphin (5) (Thanks V.Stratton)

Tamar Estuary Cruise –  13 Mute Swan, 5 Cormorant, 18 Herring Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Little Egret, 69 Wigeon, 32 Teal, 9 Heron, 528 Black-headed Gull, 58 Shelduck, 40 Dunlin, 92 Curlew, 89 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 24 Mallard, 52 Avocet, 62 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Falcon Sp. (prob. Peregrine seen on the top of a pylon but not seen well enough to identify), 110 Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 35 Starling, 1 Coal Tit heard calling. Lynher Estuary – 10 Heron, 9 Cormorant, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Little Egret, 66 Curlew, 54 Mallard, 129 Shelduck, 79 Avocet, 4 Dunlin, 65 Black-headed Gull, 37 Teal, 65 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 2 Mute Swan, 61 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Magpie, 30 Starling (Thanks D.Julian)

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