Tuesday 12th January 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Smew (redhead) and Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

Newlyn – Ring-billed Gull (1w) still between Newlyn Harbour & Penlee Lifeboat Station off Roskilly in roost. Glaucous Gull (juv) in Newlyn Harbour this afternoon. Great Northern Diver (3) offshore

Helston – Iceland Gull (juv) at Loe Pool

Hayle – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Hayle Estuary at Ryan’s Field RSPB 50 yards NW of Eric Grace Memorial by benches. Red-necked Grebe still at Carnsew Basin. Also Great Northern Diver. Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek. Firecrest at Lelant Station

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (4) and Great Northern Diver from NCI Lookout

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Chyandour

Saltash – Spoonbill (2) at Forder at 1300hrs

Newquay – Great Northern Diver off Newquay Harbour

Camel EstuaryBewick’s Swan, Whooper Swan (4), Common Sandpiper, Goosander (4. 3m+1f) and Black Redstart (Thanks D.Dennis)

TintagelBlack Redstart (2) at Penhallic Point. Peregrine at Glebe Cliff at 1100hrs (Thanks P.Smith)

TruroBlack Redstart (fem) still at Truro city centre on top of walls in alley adjacent to Mallets Shop (Thanks A.Horn-Norris)

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