Wednesday 16th January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sighting

Torpoint – *GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still at St John’s Lake in creek by sewage outfall

Padstow – RING-BILLED GULL (1w) off Old Town Cove. Yellow-legged Gull (ad) off Padstow (Thanks D.Julian)

St Just – Siberian Chiffchaff (1+) still at top of Kenidjack Valley at sewage works. Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery SW.369.319

PorthscathoLong-tailed Duck (fem), BT Diver (4) and Slav Grebe (3) GWT

WadebridgeHen Harrier (2 male) and Short-eared Owl at Rosenannon Downs viewed from road late afternoon

Connor DownsTurtle Dove in garden (Thanks L.Spence)

Turtle Dove, Connor Downs, 160113 (L.Spence)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (5) and GN Diver (5) in bay still. Black Redstart

Marazion – Bittern (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB still this evening (Thanks D.King)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe and GN Diver still in harbour (Thanks D.King)

Stithians – Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) at Stithians Reservoir still at south end north of Carnmenellis Causeway. Brambling and Siberian Chiffchaff at southern cut off (Thanks W.Chegwidden)

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

CoverackCrossbill (2) at Ponsongath (Thanks H.Glasson)

TruroMerlin (fem) flew south over Treliske Hospital mid-afternoon (Thanks A.Mason)

Port IsaacGN Diver off Port Isaac at 1100hrs (Thanks T.Potterton)

HayleGoosander (4) and Bar-tailed Godwit (3) on Hayle Estuary RSPB this morning. Marsh Tit on feeders in garden at Millpond (Thanks P.Jeggo)

FalmouthMed Gull and Whimbrel (2) at Pendennis Point (Thanks J.St Ledger). Black-necked Grebe (15+) in Carrick Roads

no sign of Glaucous Gull (nr ad) at Newlyn harbour but Black-necked Grebe still

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