Tuesday 15th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Torpoint *GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still at St John’s Lake near sewage outlet this morning. EGYPTIAN GOOSE at Millbrook Lake this morning. Also Med Gull and Scaup (fem) (Thanks P.Barlow and R.Davey)

St Just WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in gardens on Pleasant Terrace and Princess Street at 1240hrs. TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still in Kenidjack valley by sewage works

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Par Beach Pool still at 1245hrs. Firecrest at Charlestown on coast path by publics toilets at 0850hrs

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (sub ad) at Tolcarne Beach then at Eastern Green beach late afternoon.. Also Med Gull (2. ad + 1w). Black-necked Grebe in Newlyn harbour still (Thanks G.Hobin)

Glaucous Gull, Newlyn 130113 (G.Hobin)


MarazionGLAUCOUS GULL on Little Hogus at 1640hrs then flew off. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB still

NewquayICELAND GULL (juv) and Dark-bellied Brent Goose on Gannel Estuary

WadebridgeSpotted Redshank at Dinham flats this morning. (Thanks D.Julian). Lapland Bunting (14) flew NW over the cattle grid road at Rosenannon Downs this morning (Thanks C.Selway) Short Eared Owl at Rosenannon Downs this evening

SeatonGN Diver (3) and RT Diver (4) off Seaton (Thanks P.Barlow)

TruroSpotted Redshank at St Clement on river at car park end at 1512hrs (Thanks J.Rowe)

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Eastern Green Beach. Slav Grebe off seafront

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still at south end of reservoir. Siberian Chiffchaff still near feeding station

Portscatho – Long-tailed Duck (fem) off Portscatho still this afternoon. Also Black-throated Diver (12), Great Northern Diver (4), Med Gull (2) and Slav Grebe (4) (Thanks M.Jones)

Carrick Roads – Black-necked Grebe (18) in Carrick Roads.

Falmouth – Red-necked Grebe (2) in Falmouth Bay. Slav Grebe off Swanpool

Carnon Downs – Siberian Chiffchaff at Carnon Downs sewage works

Looe – Slav Grebe (3) at Hannafore Point

Men-An-Tol – Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Men-An-Tol late afternoon. Also Short-eared Owl (3+)

CoverackCrossbill (2) at Ponsongath (Thanks H.Glasson)

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