Tuesday 22nd January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

BudeGREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) at Rodds Bridge this morning

St Just WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) in garden on Pleasant Terrace and Princess Street tho mobile. TR19 7JG. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works

TreenSnow Bunting (c15) and Lapland Bunting (c8) west of Treen – Newmill Road at Treen Common tho mobile

DriftScaup (drk) still at Drift Reservoir (Thanks M.Curtis and B.Toms)

NewlynSlav Grebe still at Sandy Cove

NewquayLesser Whitethroat again in tree to right of Asda, tho mobile (Thanks D.Grose)

FalmouthSlavonian Grebe from Gyllynvase beach and GN Diver distantly from Swanpool. Also Purple Sandpiper (2), Whimbrel (2+) flew north past Pendennis and Black-necked/Slavonian Grebe (c20), probable GN Diver and Red-breasted Merganser (7) viewed distantly in the Carrick Roads from above Falmouth docks. Med Gull, Black Redstart (male by toilet block) and Little Egret at Castle Beach (Thanks D.Chaney)

WadebridgeWater Pipit at Treraven Meadows this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

St AustellGoosander (drk) at St Andrews Pool

HelstonWhooper Swan at Helston Boating Lake (Thanks K.White)

HayleRT Diver on Copperhouse Creek from library car park at 1545hrs. (Thanks M.Jasper) Goosander (male) on Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1100hrs (Thanks B.Toms)

Mount HawkeBlackcap (male) in garden this morning (Thanks R B Girling)

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