Thursday 1st December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) on rocky point just west of Trenow Cove at 1050hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view. Also Short-eared Owl and Slav Grebe (2) on sea

Mylor Churchtown – Velvet Scoter (4), Black-necked Grebe (18), Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver (3), Red-breasted Merganser (12) off Mylor Yacht Club at 0815hrs

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Nanjizal Valley this morning. Also Siberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest (2). Keep to public rights of way

Falmouth – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Swanvale this afternoon from meadowside road. (Thanks G.Wills)

StithiansScaup at Stithians reservoir

St Eval – Glaucous Gull (juv) at St Eval at disused airfield

St Johns Lake  – Spoonbill (cbwps)

Wacker QuayAvocet (52) on Lynher Estuary  (cbwps)

DriftBlack-necked Grebe still at Drift reservoir. Also Mandarin still

St Ives – Black-throated Diver in bay

NewlynBlack Redstart (2) at Tolcarne  (cbwps)

MarazionBittern at Marqzion Marsh RSPB

PenzanceEider (drk) still off Railway station  (cbwps)

HayleGoosander (5) on estuary viewed from Carnsew pool (Thanks J.Morgan)

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