Tuesday 14th January 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bude – GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) flew south from main pond at Bude Marshes with several Teal at 0930hrs, then back on main pond at 1400hrs, showing well on and off (Thanks D.Clayton & H.Kendall)

Tregony – GLOSSY IBIS still by Fal River on marsh by Tregony Bridge, showing well. Park carefully (Thanks D.Julian)

St Ives – ICELAND GULL still on rocks by St Ives Island this morning. Also Black Redstart (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

Veryan – Chough (2) feeding on cliff below Nare Hotel at Carne Beach this morning (Thanks J.Turnbull)

Hayle – BT Diver still in Carnsew Basin

Marazion – Bittern still at Marazion marsh RSPB briefly in flight over reed bed. Black Redstart on beach. GN Diver (5), BT Diver (2) and RT Diver at Trenow Cove

Redruth – Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff at Gwennap sewage works. Also Green Sandpiper (2)

Carnon Downs – Siberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest at Carnon Downs sewage works

Mylor Churchtown – Black-necked Grebe (57+), BT Diver (2), Eider (3), Red-breasted Merganser (25+), Common Scoter (fem) and GN Diver (9) in Carrick Roads (Thanks D.Chaney)

Carbis Bay – Balearic Shearwater and GN Diver (2) in Carbis Bay

The Lizard – Ring Ouzel (fem) at Church Cove

Penzance – Black Redstart (2) at Chyandour. Eider offshore (Thanks D.Flumm)

Falmouth – Black Redstart (fem) at Restormel/Wodehouse Terrace. Common Sandpiper at Greenbank Gardens. Sandwich Tern (2) at Gorrangorras (Thanks D.Chaney)

Bodmin Moor – Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Goss Moor, viewed from A30 (Thanks A.Mason)

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