Thursday 9th January 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthcurnick – *WHITE-BILLED DIVER* reported in Gerrans Bay (Per S.Rogers)

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) just east of Colliford Lake at Dozmary Pool SX.195.745

Marazion – GLAUCOUS GULL (2w) on harbour wall on St Michaels mount viewed from Marazion. Dead Puffin on Marazion Beach (Thanks D.Flumm). Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Hayle – GLAUCOUS GULL on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Sandwich Tern at Hayle Estuary RSPB on mud off Lelant station at 1545hrs. BT Diver and GN Diver (5) still in Carnsew Basin

Mousehole – GLAUCOUS GULL (2w) off Mousehole late afternoon. Balearic Shearwater flew west

Falmouth – Red-necked Grebe (3), Slavonian Grebe (4) and Great Northern Diver (4) in Falmouth Bay at 1630hrs. Slav Grebe still off Castle Beach at midday. Red-breasted Merganser (2), GN Diver and Sandwich Tern in Falmouth Harbour from Prince of Wales Pier this afternoon. (Thanks D.Chaney)

Newlyn – Great Northern Diver (6) off Newlyn. Great Northern Diver (2) and Black-throated Diver in Newlyn harbour

Penzance – GN Diver (2) and Eider (male) off Chyandour. Also Black Redstart (Thanks D.Flumm)

Sennen – Great Northern Diver at Sennen Cove.

Mousehole – Black Redstart on rocks below harbour car park

St Columb Major – Shag (ad) in street (Thanks A.Dennis)

Helston – Firecrest at Helston sewage works. Whooper Swan still at Boating lake.

Lelant – Firecrest in bushes opposite entrance to St Uny Close

Penryn – Firecrest at Enys

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (3) and Great Northern Diver (c19) offshore

Pendower – Chough (2) and GN Diver (2) at 1600hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

Looe – Great Northern Diver (6), Guillemot, Razorbill, Great Crested Grebe,
Slavonian Grebe (2), Eider and Chiffchaff at Hannafore (Thanks J.Cole)

Torpoint – Spoonbill (3) still off Wacker Quay (Thanks J.Cole)

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