Wednesday 4th December 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Sennen – *AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER* (juv) still just east of Sennen in stubble field west of chapel by road late morning with Golden Plovers. Approach with caution SW.371.261

Marazion – Long-tailed Duck still at Trenow Cove

Veryan – Red-necked Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (8), Slav Grebe (2), Great Northern Diver (8) and Med Gull (17) in Gerrans Bay off Pendower Beach

Falmouth – Purple Sandpiper at Pendennis Point. Med Gull (2+) offshore. Balearic Shearwater, Black-throated Diver (2), Wigeon (8) and Shoveler (4) flew west. Great Northern Diver (2) on the sea. Scaup (1w male) at College reservoir

Mylor Churchtown – Black-necked Grebe (21), Red-breasted Merganser (12), Common Scoter (12) and Eider (fem) off Penarrow Point this morning. (Thanks J.St Ledger)

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