Wednesday 6th February 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – probable AZOREAN YELLOW-LEGGED GULL (3W form atlantis) at Hayle Estuary this evening then flew SW. Also Yellow-legged Gull (3) and Common Sandpiper in Hayle Harbour. Water Pipit (2) still at Copperhouse Creek and Yellow-legged Gull (2)

Helston RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at north end of Loe Pool this afternoon. Also Common Scoter.

Pendeen – LITTLE AUK off Pendeen Watch on sea. Also Balearic Shearwater (5), Great Skua and Puffin flew past 0900-1015hrs

St IvesLITTLE AUK flew west past St Ives Island at 1500hrs

Saltash Spoonbill at Moditonham at midday (Thanks N.Rich)

WadebridgeFirecrest at Coronation Park today (Thanks C.Selway)

Falmouth Bittern still at College Reservoir today. Also Goldeneye (5). Whimbrel at Pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney)

Penzance Black Redstart (4) on foreshore boulders annex railway (Thanks D.Flumm and P.St Pierre)

Newlyn – Black Redstart still Sandy Cove

The Lizard Barn Owl hunting at Nare Point today (Thanks N.Berry)

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