Sunday 4th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPACIFIC DIVER (ad) still off Marazion. Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Bodmin Moor LESSER SCAUP (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver still at Siblyback Lake

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL (ad) again at boating Lake. Yellow-browed Warbler still at Loe Pool 100yds west of Lower Nansloe Farm south of path

SeatonRING-BILLED GULL (2w) at Seaton near pond with Gulls then flew out to sea this afternoon. Great Northern Diver, Red-throated Diver (3), Slavonian Grebe, Black Redstart (2) and Water Pipit in Seaton/Downderry area (Thanks A.Payne)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) on Gannel Estuary still. AMERICAN WIGEON (1 fem) on sea off East Pentire at 1355hrs

Snow Bunting, St Gothian sands NR (C) P. Freestone

GwithianGlaucous Gull (juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR this afternoon. Snow Bunting (2) still at St Gothian Sands NR on bank between reserve and beach though mobile and flushed constantly by dog walkers. RT Diver on main pool towards Sandsifter (Thanks M.Hawkins). Also Kittiwake (60+) and GN Diver (2) offshore and Common Dolphin (10+) swam west. (Thanks P.Freestone)

Feock –  Black-necked Grebe (53), Slav Grebe (2), GN Diver (10) and Common Sandpiper (2) in Carrick Roads

St AustellLong-tailed Duck (2) off Spit beach. Med Gull (2) in Par harbour this morning (Thanks R.Davey and D H Payne)

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (1w) still at Swanpool

Sennen – Balearic Shearwater (2) at Sennen Cove this afternoon

HayleGoosander (3) flew from Copperhouse Creek towards main estuary late morning. (Thanks P.Freestone)

One thought on “Sunday 4th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Philip Robbins

    10th January – Pair of Snow Buntings seen with a small flock of house sparrows in bushes on the banks of the estuary in Lerryn, near Fowey.

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