Wednesday 23rd January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Lapland Bunting, Treen Common 230113 (A.McKechnie)

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* still at Colliford Lake at north end of Loveny arm this morning

Bude GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) still at Rodds Bridge. Pink Footed Goose (4) and White-fronted Goose also still at Bude Marshes (Thanks A.Davey)

Green Winged Teal, Bude 230113 (A.Davey)

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

The LizardRING-BILLED GULL at Mullion Cove flew from quay across to island at 1600hrs (Thanks M.Hill). Short-eared Owl at Lizard Downs. Black Redstart (fem) at Kynance Cove (Thanks K.Dalziel)

RedruthYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Gwennap sewerage works early afternoon. Also Siberian Chiffchaff (3)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) and Yellow-legged Gull (2 1w+ad) on Hayle est. viewed from car wash on causeway at 1045hrs. Also Med Gull (3), Common Gull (3), Lesser Black-backed Gull (250+), Black-headed Gull (85), Grey Plover (5), Dunlin (270+) and Goosander. Common Tern (ad) still in Carnsew Basin this afternoon tho mobile

Zennor Lapland Bunting (15) still 1.5m SW of Zennor south of B3306 west of Treen – Newmill road at Treen Common tho mobile. Also Snow Bunting (12+) and Hen Harrier (male)

Padstow Lapland Bunting (5) and Brambling NW of Padstow at Crugmeer this morning. (Thanks D. Julian)

Rosenannon – Lapland Bunting (15+) still at Rosenannon Downs this morning. Merlin (fem), Snipe and Woodcock (7) this evening (Thanks D.Mays)

NewquayGrey Plover, Black Redstart, Dunlin (2), Bar-tailed Godwit (2), Curlew (30+), Redshank (10+), Sanderling, Blackcap (3 fem), Redwing (20+) and Wigeon (30+) at Gannel Estuary (Thanks D.Mays)

Carrick RoadsGN Diver (8), Black-necked Grebe (15), Great Crested Grebe (3), Slav Grebe (4), Little Grebe (12), Red-breasted Merganser (2), Greenshank (4), Common Sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper (2) and Kingfisher (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Marazion Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning. Also Pink-footed Goose. GN Diver (2) offshore  (Thanks D.Flumm)

HelstonWhooper Swan (juv) still at Helston boating lake late morning then flew towards Loe Pool. Siberian Chiffchaff (2), Black Redstart and Firecrest (6) at sewerage works and three others along path to Nansloe farm. Also Firecrest at Loe Pool and Goosander (2m and 2f). Firecrest (6) at Ponsanooth sewerage works this morning (Thanks D.King and J.St Ledger)

PenzanceShort Eared Owl (4) hunting over Men-An-Tol this evening (Thanks A.Holmes). Also Scaup (drk) still at Drift Reservoir

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (6), Manx Shearwater (2), GN Diver, Black-throated Diver, Red-throated Diver (4), Great Skua and Med Gull (ad)

Falmouth Slav Grebe and Med Gull off Gyllyngvase. Firecrest west of Treverva (Thanks D.Chaney)

Stithians Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at south end of reservoir

DriftScaup (drk) still at Drift reservoir

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in Harbour

WadebridgeBlackcap (3f and 1m) in garden at end of Westerlands Road (Thanks J.Brookes)

Marazion Pink-footed Goose on Marazion Marsh this evening. Also GN Diver (2) offshore

One thought on “Wednesday 23rd January 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. adam holmes

    4 Short Eared Owls hunting over Men-An-Tol this evening 4pm. 2 in fields just after the ring and 2 over the common

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