Friday 16th January 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** again SE of Zennor at Sperris Quoit on Pendrine Hill this morning. Please view from a sensible distance!

Sennen*CATTLE EGRET* (4) in cattle field south of Brew Farm this afternoon (Thanks M.Halliday) Also Glaucous Gull in fields nearby.

Newquay ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again in hedge at back of 25 Penhallow Road this morning.

The Lizard Red Kite south of Croft Pascoe Forest at 14.00hrs today (Thanks I.Pearson)

MarazionGrey Phalarope (2) in Mounts Bay between Long Rock car park and Station Inn this morning, one flew towards Penzance. Also Slav.Grebe, GN Diver and Brent Goose in Bay. Water Pipit still at Marazion Marsh RSPB and another on beach.(Thanks D.Flumm and M.Halliday)

PenzanceIceland Gull (juv) in Newlyn Harbour today, also BN Grebe still in Sandy Cove, Newlyn. Swallow again at Penzance railway station (Thanks M.Halliday and D.Flumm) Purple Sandpiper (20) at Jubilee Pool.

St AustellWater Pipit, Black Redstart, Red throated Diver (8)  flew SW,  Black throated Diver (3) and Great Northern Diver off Gorran Haven today (Thanks D.Payne)

HelstonLong-tailed Duck (fem) still on Loe Pool.

BudePurple Sandpiper (8) at Bude breakwater this afternoon.

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