Sunday 8th January 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay Pacific Diver again viewed from Jubilee Pool, tho distant. Also Velvet Scoter (3)

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT this morning. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) at Dozmary Pool

Wadebridge – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Cetti’s Warbler, Ruff (2) and Water Pipit (2). Firecrest at Trewornan Birdge (Thanks D.Julian)

HayleGreen-winged Teal (1w drk) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway. Spoonbill (imm) in Carnsew basin. Yellow-legged Gull (ad) also on estuary viewed distantly from causeway (Thanks L.Langley)

Bude Cattle Egret (3) still at Bude Marsh. Also Siberian Chiffchaff along canal tow path (Thanks R.Maye)

MouseholeEastern Black Redstart still at Mousehole. Also adult Iceland Gull (or Kumlien’s Gull) on St Clements Isle this afternoon (Thanks L.Langley et al)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir. Also drake Scaup still. Black-necked Grebe (22) in Carrick Roads viewed from Mylor Boatyard (Thanks L.Langley)

The Lizard Siberian Chiffchaff at Corn Goon, Kynance (CBWPS)

StithiansShort-eared Owl reported at Stithians Reservoir (CBWPS)

Truro – Avocet (2) on river at Tresillian

Perranporth Lapwing (200+) and Golden Plover (1000+) over Rose Crossroads (Thanks C&J Keast)

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