Sunday 12th January 2020 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Sunday 12th January 2020 Cornwall Bird Sightings
Stithians – LESSER SCAUP from southern causeway this morning.
Newlyn – Black Guillemot off Sandy Cove this morning Also Black Redstart.  Iceland Gull, 3 Great Northern Diver and male Eider (R.Treeby/M.Jones/P.Freestone)
Drift – Long-tailed Duck again at DRift reservoir (R.Treeby).
Hayle Estuary – (WeBS) 1cy and 2 ad Yellow Legged Gulls on Estuary. Also 3 Goosander, 143 Curlew, 168 BH Gull, 1 Knot, 700+ Herring Gull, 520+ LBB Gull, 110+ GBB Gull, 18 Redshank, 49 Cormorant, 310 Wigeon, 80+ Teal, 8 Shelduck, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 13 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 22 Common Gull, 12 Med Gulls. Ryan’s Field – 57 Lapwing, 15 Redshank, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 8 Canada Geese, 5 teal, 1 Pied Wagtail. Carnsew – Slavonian Grebe and 4 Little Grebe. Copperhouse Creek – 7 Curlew, 70 Canada Geese, 170 Herring Gulls, 42 Black-headed Gulls, 4 Mute Swan, 19 Redshank and 1 Greenshank (P.Freestone)

Slavonian grebe today at carnsew pool today also 1 Great northern diver and 2 Red breasted merganser pic.twitter.com/NVhpr04BuA
— Paul Ash (@ATBW_UK) January 12, 2020

Phillack – 2w Caspian Gull on roof top. (K Wilson)
Winnards Perch – Lapland Bunting again inn fields with skyark. (L Langley)
Crugmeer – Lapland Bunting with 35 Skylark late afternoon. (D Julian)
St Minver – 62 Cattle Egret this morning. (D Julian)
Camel Estuary – Whooper Swan again at Dinham Point this morning (D Julian)
Bartinney – 3 Short-eared Owls at Bartinney Downs. Also Merlin (Please stay out of fields and adhere to Birdwatchers Code of Conduct)

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