Tuesday 30th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP at Siblyback Lake in NW corner with Tufted Ducks. Also GN Diver, Little Grebe (10), Black Headed Gull (100) and Lesser Black Backed Gull (250) (Thanks P.Kemp and A.Dawson)

FalmouthRING-BILLED GULL (1w) at south end of Swanpool late morning. Also Long-tailed Duck still

Newquay – AMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary this morning

DriftMandarin with Mallards at Drift reservoir this afternoon (Thanks J.Morgan)

WadebridgeWater Pipit at Treraven Meadows by river this afternoon

The LizardYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Crousa Downs this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler at Lizard Point in garden at Tregidden at midday then lost in dense thicket

Helston – Yellow-browed Warbler at Loe Pool south of public footpath 100yds west of Lower Nansloe Farm. Also Possible Siberian Chiffchaff

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler in sallows at Gorrangorras Creek

Gwithian – Snow Bunting (2) at St.Gothian Sands LNR

NewlynSwallow over The Coombe this afternoon

Marazion – Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Sancreed –  Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Sancreed

Penzance – Black Redstart (male) still by signal box at railway station

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