Tuesday 6th January 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Ring-billed Gull, Helston (P.Freestone)

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) still off Penzance viewable from Jubilee Pool at 11:45hrs. Purple Sandpiper (2) on rocks

Bodmin MoorLESSER SCAUP (drk) at Dozmary Pool at 13:25hrs. Also Goldeneye (3) (Thanks M.Beevers)

Helston – RING-BILLED GULL (ad) still at Helston boating lake and on lamp posts in Lidl car park this morning. Also Firecrest. Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest at Loe Pool at Carinowe valley (Thanks I.Maclean)

Newquay –  AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still on Gannel Estuary from car park on north side at 16:25hrs, seen at Fistral Beach with Wigeon (c65) at 1530hrs. Also Med Gull (1w)  (Thanks M.Beevers)

Antony –  Spoonbill (3) still at Wacker Quay 1/2ml along path from car park at 13:25hrs

PorthlevenIceland Gull (1w) in harbour. Also GN Diver (Thanks I.Maclean)

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (26) still in Carrick Roads off Feock

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool at 14:45hrs

St IvesGrey Phalarope, Balearic Shearwater, Pomarine Skua, Manx Shearwater, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (6) in St Ives Bay

GwithianSnow Bunting (2) still at St.Gothian Sands LNR

Newlyn – Siberian Chiffchaff at Sandy Cove still

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