Tuesday 8th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w fem) still in gardens at Princess Street and Pleasant Terrace. Respect privacy of residents SW.366.313 TR19 7JG.

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par beach pool. Also Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Thanks P.Barlow)

Carbis Bay – Balearic Shearwater (2+) off Carbis Bay still

Stithians – Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) at Stithians Reservoir still. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) still near feeding station at southern cut off this morning (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Hayle – Slav Grebe at Hayle Estuary RSPB still at Carnsew Basin.

Newlyn – Slav Grebe off Sandy Cove. Also possible Siberian Chiffchaff and Black Redstart at Sandy Cove. no sign of Black-necked Grebe in Newlyn harbour

NewquayBalearic Shearwater (4) flew past Towan Head at 0900hrs. Dark-bellied Brent Goose still on Gannel Estuary from car park

FalmouthRed-necked Grebe still of Gyllyngvase Beach at 1355hrs. Bittern, Goldeneye (5. 1 drk) and Med Gull (2) at College reservoir (Thanks G.Wills and D.Chaney).

Truro Brambling still in private garden at Gloweth (Thanks A.Mason)

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