Thursday 14th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny Arm. RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) at north end of Siblyback Lake. Also Goosander (drk) (Thanks J.Mitchell and J.Cole)

TruroWAXWING at Threemilestone in trees on Hugus Road. Brambling (2. m+f) in garden (Thanks D.Jenkins)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour. Med Gull at Tolcarne Beach (Thanks G.Hobin)

PenzanceSlav Grebe off harbour. no sign of Pacific Diver off Eastern Green Beach. Also Great Northern Diver, Black Redstart (2m, 3f), Rock Pipit (3), Grey Wagtail and Pied Wagtail (16) from Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm). Black Redstart (4+) on seafront

GwithianSiberian Chiffchaff (2) at Gwithian sewage works. Chough still at Godrevy.

St Ives Little Gull (ad) offshore

MarazionBittern still this morning at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also on the reserve: Little Egret (2), Grey Heron (13), Cormorant (2), Little Grebe, Mallard (6), Teal (35), Greylag (3), Canada Geese (2), hybrid Geese (3), Mute Swan (8), Water Rail (2), Sparrowhawk, Buzzard (4), Oystercatcher (2), Kingfisher and Scandinavian (P.c.abietinus) Chiffchaff (Thanks D.Flumm)

Carbis BayBT Diver and Little Gull

Restronguet CreekSandwich Tern at Point in Restronguet Creek at c1000-1100hrs. Also Med Gull (1+), Common Gull (32+) and Bar-tailed Godwit (3) (Thanks T.Stuart and G.Wills)

FalmouthRed-breasted Merganser (2. 1 drk) on Penryn river (Thanks G.Wills)

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (15+, 1 sum plum) and Red-breasted Merganser in roads (Thanks G.Wills)

HayleWater Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek. Yellow-legged Gull (2. ad +3w) still off B3301 causeway this afternoon

TreenLapland Bunting (3+) and Snow Bunting (20+) still at Treen Common

Gerrans BaySlav Grebe (4+), GN Diver (6+), BT Diver (3+), Common Scoter (11), prob Red-necked Grebe and Golden Plover (Thanks D.Mays)

SeatonRT Diver (12) and BT Diver (3) off Seaton (Thanks J.Mitchell and J.Cole)

PolzeathRT Diver (2), GN Diver and Black Redstart at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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