Thursday 21st February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint – *GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still west of Torpoint at St John’s Lake between St John’s Ford and sewage works

St Austell – RING- NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool at 1430hrs

Stithians – ICELAND GULL (juv) at Stithians reservoir again at south end off Carnmenellis Causeway this afternoon. Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at south end of reservoir

WadebridgeSpoonbill at Amble Marshes early afteroon. Also Whooper Swan (4). Water Pipit in field by path before new gate. Lapland Bunting (4), Jack Snipe and Short Eared Owl (2) at Rosenannon Downs this morning (Thanks C.Selway). Short-eared Owl east of Wadebridge at Three Holes Cross

TreenLapland Bunting (6+) and Snow Bunting (8) at Treen Common

The Lizard Whooper Swan (juv) at Goonhilly Downs at Croft Pascoe Pool still

TruroBrambling (fem) still in garden this morning (Thanks D.Jenkins)

HelstonFirecrest, Med Gull (2), Goosander (6. 4m), Common Scoter (fem) and Great Crested Grebe (2) at Loe Pool (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Marazion – Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB still.

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