Thursday 29th November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Waxwing, Falmouth 281112 (G.Wills)

Padstow – probable AMERICAN HERRING GULL (3w) still from Stepper Point late afternoon tho distant. Also Med Gull (4 ad) and Merlin (fem) (Thanks C.Selway)

St JustSUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still north of Cape Cornwall street in garden on Princess street breifly at 1000hrs tho elusive, no further sign by dusk. Siberian type Chiffchaff at kenidjack Valley at sewage works

Bodmin Moor – possible LESSER SCAUP (or hybrid) at Siblyback Lake late evening. Also probable RING-NECKED DUCK (fem), GN Diver, Scaup (2 fem) and Goldeneye (m&f) (Thanks D.Payne)

Cubert – WAXWING (10+) just outside Cubert at 0800hrs (Thanks Tim O)

FalmouthWAXWING (5) still on Marlborough Crescent this evening. (Thanks G.Wills et al) Black Redstart on Albany Road at registry office. GN Diver off Pendennis (Thanks R.Hollis). Red-necked Grebe (2) off Castle Beach to right of Pendennis. Common Scoter off Pendennis Point (Thanks J.Cripps and J.Shutt). Common Scoter (fem) and Red-necked Grebe off Gyllygvase beach. Common Scoter off Swanpool. Firecrest (2) at Swanvale (Thanks R.Matias). Black-necked Grebe and Firecrest at College reservoir. Purple Sandpiper (3) at Pendennis Point still  (Thanks D.Chaney). Black-necked Grebe (17), RB Merganser (19), GN Diver (3) and BT Diver off Loe Beach, Feock (Thanks J.Shutt)

Common Scoter, Pendennis Point 291112 (J.St Ledger)

WadebridgeWAXWING (2) at Bridgeview in garden of no 30, showing well (Thanks D.Julian)

GerransWAXWING (2) still in Gerrans opposite petrol station at 0845hrs (Thanks D.Hall). Red-necked Grebe and BT Diver (3+) off Portscatho

BodminWAXWING (3) at Roman Drive feeding on berries in front garden (Thanks M.Carhart)

LudgvanWAXWING (2) in churchyard

Port Isaac – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still in private garden this morning (Thanks T.Potterton)

Marazion Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thansk D.Flumm)

Truro - Dipper (2) in the Leats (Thanks S.Rogers)

Hayle - Pale Bellied Brent Goose (4) on Hayle Estuary RSPB . Goosander (2), Grey Plover (3) and Bar-Tailed Godwit (6) on Carnsew Pool this afternoon Thanks P.Jeggo)

East LooeLesser Redpoll in garden at Plaidy (Thanks D M Bath). Firecrest and Black Redstart (2) at East Looe

MouseholeBlack Redstart on seafront

PenzanceEider (drk), Common Scoter (15) and GN Diver off Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm). BT Diver in Trenow Cove

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (17), BT Diver and GN Diver off Loe Beach

no sign of any Little Bunting at Rosenannon Downs

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