Thursday 18th February 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bude **GYR** (white morph) flew south over Maer Lake NR at 1140hrs SS.208.075. No sign of Long Billed Dowitcher, but Water Pipit

Bodmin Moor - *BLACK DUCK* (ad.drk)and *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Colliford lake at north end at Loveny NR this evening, viewable from cattle grid on road to Dozmary pool at 1005hrs, Access south of A30 at Jamaica Inn.

Torpoint*LITTLE BUNTING* at Sconner lake, Near Polbathic, (along river Lyhner) feeding in set aside field in hedgerow with small number of Reed Bunting and Chaffinch(Thanks S.Votier). Also SPOONBILL (3) on River Lyhner

Truro*CATTLE EGRET* (3) still in field west of Tresillian river viewable from footpath south of Tresemple pool

Marazion Water Pipit still at Marzion Marsh RSPB. Black Redstart by Godolphin hotel. BT Diver (3) in Little London bay. GN Diver (4) offshore. Slav Grebe (2) off Long Rock

DriftBlack-necked Grebe still at Drift reservoir at north end this afternoon. Also Whooper Swan (ad) and Barnacle Goose (3)

PenzanceBlack Redstart still on stone sea defences by railway station at 1340hrs.Also Slav Grebe offshore

StithiansGoldeneye (6), Great Crested Grebe (4) and Fieldfare (102+) (Thanks S.Taylor)

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