Thursday 5th January 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove NT at 1330hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Penzance –  Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool at 1215hrs. Also Velvet Scoter (3) and Great Northern Diver (10).  Firecrest at Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm and P St Pierre)

WadebridgeGreen-winged Teal (drk) at Walmsley Sanctuary

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull at Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway this afternoon. Also Spoonbill

Marazion – Ring-billed Gull on beach this evening (earlier at Long Rock pool). Caspian Gull (1w) at Longrock Pool and Marsh Harrier over Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thanks D.Flumm)

NewquayCattle Egret (17) in roost at Gannel Estuary this evening. Ring-billed Gull at Gannel Estuary late afternoon

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool at 1515hrs on south side

PolgiggaLittle Bunting in blackthorn east of kissing gate by footpath from Trevilley. Lapland Bunting (6) in stubble field at Trevilley Farm

GwennapYellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at Gwennap Sewage Works

Truro Avocet (1) and Spotted Redshank on river at Tresillian (Thanks D.Payne)

LooeBlack Redstart (2) at Hannafore Pont


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