Tuesday 21st January 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – LESSER SCAUP (ad.drk) still at Dozmary Pool this afternoon. Great Northern Diver (2) at Colliford Lake

Bude – GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at Bude Marshes on main pool

Sennen – Glaucous Gull (2w) at Sennen Cove

Falmouth – probable Iceland Gull (ad) flew past Pendennis Point. (Thanks B.Dallas)

Hayle – Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary still at Copperhouse Creek

Hayle – Great Northern Diver (2) and Black-throated Diver (2) at Hayle Estuary on Carnsew Basin. Also Med Gull (2), Grey Plover (10) and Bar-tailed Godwit (7). Firecrest at Ryan’s Field in scrub left of hide. Teal (160), Wigeon (80), Shelduck (15), Dunlin (150+), Grey Plover and Little Egret (2) on main estuary (Thanks M.Beevers)

Marazion – Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1700hrs. Black-throated Diver off St Michael’s Mount. Also Common Scoter (2)(Thanks M.Beevers)

St Ives – Med Gull (34) at Porthmeor Beach, St. Ives Island and Porthgwidden Beach. GN Diver (12) in St Ives Bay (Thanks V.Stratton)

Mylor Churchtown – Black-necked Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver (2), Sandwich Tern, Whimbrel (2) and Common Sandpiper between Mylor Churchtown and Penarrow Point (Thanks J.St Ledger)

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