Sunday 6th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Feock**PACIFIC DIVER** in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also BT Diver (Thanks A.Mason). Black-necked Grebe (14) also in Carrick Roads

St Just SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w fem) in garden at Princess Street briefly this morning TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (1+) at Kenidjack Valley still at sewage works.

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still from southern causeway this morning favouring right hand side of lake near the bank. Mandarin (male) at southern cut off at 1500hrs (Thanks D.Jenkins)

FalmouthRed-necked Grebe off Castle Beach this morning. Slav Grebe off Gyllyngvase Beach at 1400hrs. (Thanks M.Jones). Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at Swanvale NR

Newlyn Black-necked Grebe still in Harbour. Also GN Diver (2), Black Redstart and Razorbill (Thanks P.Jeggo). Firecrest still at Sandy Cove

Newquay – Brent Goose still on Gannel Estuary. Also Grey Plover and Med Gull (2) (Thanks S.Rowe) Merlin hunting at Gannel estuary this afternoon (Thanks W.Lowery)

Polzeath – Purple Sandpiper at Greenaway Point this morning. (Thanks D.Julian)

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater and GN Diver flew past St Ives Island. Balearic Shearwater (4) off Carbis Bay still. Also Great Northern Diver (2)

Wadebridge – Goosander (fem) under iron bridge on Camel Trail this
afternoon (Thanks G.Williams). Dunlin leucistic off Burniere Point at lunchtime. (Thanks D.Julian)

Padstow – Slav Grebe on Camel Estaury near iron bridge (Thanks A.Godfrey)

Bodmin Moor – Hen Harrier (male) at Crowdy Reservoir this afternoon (Thanks A.Bond)

MevagisseyBlack Redstart (fem) in garden (Thanks M.Jordan)

HayleSlav Grebe still in Carnsew Basin this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. BT Diver (4) and GN Diver (4) offshore

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (2) and Short-eared Owl this evening


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