Sunday 30th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) at St Johns Lake still near sewage outfall at 0934hrs

St Just SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w fem) still in back garden on Princess Street at 1025hrs tho elusive TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff at Kenidjack sewage works at 1100hrs, showing well.  (Thanks A.Mackintosh) Firecrest at Tregeseal this morning

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Charlestown Woods on lower pond with Tufted Duck (6). Common Scoter (7) off Charlestown (Thanks N.Best)

Truro Brambling (male) in private garden at Uplands Vean (Thanks M.Stevens). Blackcap (3. 2m + 1f) in garden at Gloweth (Thanks A.Mason)

Carbis Bay Balearic Shearwater (45), Manx Shearwater, GN Diver (3), Gannet (1000+), Kittiwake (150+), Razorbill (200+), Shag (450) and Guillemot (12)

Hayle – Med Gull (12), Goosander (2) and Greenshank (3) on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Slav Grebe at Carnsew basin still. (Thanks S.Rogers)

Newlyn – Slav Grebe and BT Diver at Sandy Cove. GN Diver (3+) and Black necked Grebe at Newlyn Harbour. Med Gull (ad) on Tolcarne Rocks (Thanks S.Rogers and G.Hobin)

The LizardHen Harrier (male) flew over main road near Goonhilly

FalmouthBittern still at College reservoir

Stithians Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still from southern causeway

Looe GN Diver (5), Slav Grebe (3), BT Diver and Med Gull (13) at Hannafore this afternoon (Thanks A.Dawson)

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