Thursday 31st January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at St Johns Lake by sewage outfall. Firecrest on south side

Carrick Roads SMEW (redhead) in Restronguet Creek off Point at 1035hrs then flew further into creek, also Black-necked Grebe (15+) (Thanks T.Stuart). Possible LITTLE AUK (tho distant), Great Northern Diver (2), Black-necked Grebe (5+), Slavonian Grebe (3), Red-breasted Merganser (6), Goldeneye, Razorbill (3) and Turnstone (6) off Mylor Churchtown (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Bodmin MoorRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at Siblyback Lake 

PolzeathLITTLE AUK flew past Rumps Point this morning. Lapland Bunting (2) and Black Redstart also (Thanks D.Julian)

FalmouthGN Diver (2) and Red-necked Grebe from Pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour near Old Quay at low tide. Also GN Diver. Common Gull (2 ad) and Ringed Plover at Tolcarne (Thanks G.Hobin)

WadebridgeSiberian Chiffchaff, Lesser Redpoll, Merlin (male) and Sparrowhawk (fem) at Amble Marshes. Also Fox (2) in courtship and copulation. Green Sandpiper (2) at Treraven meadows (Thanks D.Mays)

GwithianChough at Godrevy. Also Raven, Stonechat, Pied Wagtail and Fulmar (Thanks J.Perks) Image Here 

Hayle - Common Tern (ad) still at Carnsew Basin

St Just - Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works

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