Thursday 3rd January 2013 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Just SUBALPINE WARBLER still along Cape Cornwall Terrace this morning tho elusive

ParRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool (Thanks D.King)

Helston RING-NECKED DUCK (m&f) still at Loe Pool. Also Siberian Chiffchaff at sewerage works and Whooper Swan with Mutes (2) at Carminowe Creek (Thanks D.O.W)

Torpoint – GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at St Johns Lake this morning feeding near wrecked boat (Thanks D.Allen) Also Scaup (2)

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still from southern cutoff and Goldeneye (4f) and Pochard (18). Also Brambling with chaffinch flock (Thanks J.St Ledger, B.Toms and M.Curtis)

Newquay Bittern showing well at 4pm atv Porth Reservoir (Thanks M.Lammas)

Saltash Avocet (120), Black-tailed Godwit (36), Dunlin (54), Spotted Redshank (1), Lapwing (25), Teal (235), Wigeon (85), Red-breasted Merganser and Great Crested Grebe at Kingsmill Lake (1100 – 1230hrs) (Thanks P.Kemp)

Hayle Slav Grebe still in Carnsew Basin and Goosander on Ryan’s Field (Thans A.Neil)

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (5+) in bay, but no sign of Black Guillemot

FalmouthSlav Grebe off castle Beach this afternoon. Also GN Diver (2) off Pendennis and (3) in Carrick Roads (Thanks D.Chaney)

PortscathoLong-tailed duck still and GN Diver (18), Slav Grebe (5) and Black-throated Diver (5). Also Velvet Scoter off Porthpean.

MarazionSanderling (48) on beach. GN Diver offshore. Also Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB and Black-throated Diver (6) offshore

NewlynGN Diver (2) in Harbour at 1400hrs. Also Black-necked Grebe and Eider (drk) (Thanks T.Mills)

St Austell Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest still at sewerage works

Drift – No sign of Pink-footed Goose at Drift reservoir with Canada Goose flock at 1440

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