Sunday 3rd January 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionHudsonian Whimbrel in Trenow Cove at 15:30hrs. Black Redstart still Marazion Marsh RSPB at Little London at 10:00. Great Northern Diver (3) offshore. Black Redstart  on steps by Leys Lane (Thanks R.Veal)

NewlynPacific Diver (ad) still off Newlyn at 11:05. Great Northern diver (7) in harbour. Great Northern Diver (6) off Tolcarne. Black-throated Diver (2) between Tolcarne & Gear Pole (Thanks G.Hobin)

The LizardRoss’s Gull (ad) off Lizard Point then drifted out to sea, then just east of Bass Point from end of track from Church Cove at 12:39, then again at Bass Point briefly at 14:55hrs

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Also White-fronted Goose

Falmouth – probable Siberian Lesser Whitethroat in garden at Goldenbank at 1130hrs

Hayle – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Hayle Estuary in bushes by the 1st bench c.50m NW of Eric Grace Memorial Hide. Spoonbill (imm) still at Hayle Estuary at 13:25hrs

Truro – Spotted Redshank still at Tresemple Pool on mudflats near Tresemple Pool this afternoon. Firecrest in scrub

DurganRed-necked Grebe at Durgan at 13:30 on Helford River

LooeGreat Northern Diver (8) off Banjo pier. Great Northern Diver (4) in river by fish market. Eider still offshore. Ringed plover with 20 Turnstone (20) at Hannafore this morning (Thanks J.Eames)

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