Thursday 18th February 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Ives – Probable Albatross sp. flew west past St Ives Island at 13:00

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (ad) still at The Lizard Village but mobile

Bodmin Moor – Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Smew (redhead) still at Siblyback Lake this afternoon

Hayle – Spoonbill (imm) still at Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway. Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek from King George.V Memorial Walk

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler on driveway at Grey Gables

Newlyn – Glaucous Gull (juv) still in Newlyn Harbour NE of North Pier. Also possible Little Gull briefly then flew west, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2). Great Northern Diver in Sandy Cove (Thanks R.Veal)

Marazion – possible Water Pipit at Marazion marsh (Thanks R.Veal)

Stithians – Slavonian Grebe still at Stithians Reservoir at south end from Carnmenellis Causeway

Mount’s Bay – Black-throated Diver (6) and Great Northern Diver (2) at Trenow Cove

NewquayWater Pipit at Gannel Estuary

Saltash – Spoonbill (2) on Rat Island

St Ives – Black Redstart still by NCI lookout

Newlyn – Black Redstart at Sandy Cove

Penzance – Firecrest (3) at Penzance

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