Thursday 17th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint*GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still at St John’s Lake in creek by sewage outfall at 1100hrs. view from path through wooden gate. Spotted Redshank at Millbrook in creek near lake house at 1250hrs

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Colliford lake at north end of Loveny arm

St JustWESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in gardens on Pleasant terrace and Princess Street TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (1+) still at Kenidjack valley at Sewage works

Looe Iceland Gull on roof of fish market at Looe at 0900hrs (Thanks J.Mitchell) Black Redstart at East Looe front at c0945hrs and Sanderling (3) on beach (Thanks J A Hopper)

FalmouthSlav Grebe and Black-throated Diver in Falmouth Bay (Thanks G.Wills)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe at Newlyn harbour

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Stithians reservoir at south end

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (7+) and GN Diver in bay

Rosenannon – Lapland Bunting (c14) flew over road at Rosenannon Downs this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB.

DevoranBlack-necked Grebe at Restronguet Creek this afternoon. Also Sandwich Tern (3)

DriftIceland or Glaucous Gull (imm) at Drift reservoir this morning then flew north

 

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