Wednesday 5th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) in Mounts Bay off Station House Inn this afternoon with GN Diver (5) tho distant. Bittern at Marazion marsh RSPB. Black Redstart below Godolphin hotel. BT Diver (4) off Trenow Cove

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (drk) at Siblyback Reservoir today. Also Goldeneye (m&f), Kingfisher and Barnacle Goose with Canada Goose flock. (Thanks J.Mitchell. Short eared Owl at Rosenannon downs

Falmouth *DUSKY WARBLER* reported at Swanvale, Falmouth again this morning just NW of pumping station and possible Siberian chiffchaff again.(RBA) Also WAXWING (3) flew NW over Swanvale NR. Also Firecrest (2). Black Redstart (2), Whimbrel (2) and GN Diver at Castle Beach (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect) Black-necked Grebe on College Lake again today. Also Firecrest in woods and Bittern (2) (Thanks W.Chegwidden and L.Samson)

Black-necked Grebe, Falmouth(R.Chegwidden)

St Just - SUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) in garden on Princess Street briefly this afternoon TR19 7JG. WAXWING (2) on berries in front gardens at Princess Street at 1515hrs (Thanks K.Bealing) WAXWING still at West Place this morning

Camel Estuary WAXWING at Camel trail by public toilets. Also Spotted Redshank

Port Isaac ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again in private garden this morning (Thanks T.Potterton)

NewlynMed Gull (2 ads) at Tolcarne/Larrigan Beach. Also Black Redstart at Tolcarne (Thanks G.Hobin)

Newquay Goosander (fem) at Gannel Estuary today. Also Wigeon (50+), Redshank (6) and Little Egret (Thanks R.Wheeler)

TruroBlack Redstart (2, including singing male) at Treliske Hospital (Thanks A Mason)

Hayle Goosander on Hayle Estuary this afternoon (Thanks P.Jeggo)

SaltashAvocet (250), Dunlin (85), Black-tailed Godwit (150), Teal (145), Wigeon (135), Greenshank (5) and Kingfisher at Kingsmill Lake (Thanks P.Kemp)

Wadebridge - Siberian Chiffchaff in the gardens of Two Tree’s (Thanks C.Selway)

St BreockShort-eared Owl this afternoon at St Breock Downs. (Thanks C.Selway)

No sign of any Waxwing at Gulval near Post Office this afternoon.

No sign of any Waxwing at Penzance

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