Friday 19th February 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Colliford lake at north end at Loveny NR this evening, viewable from cattle grid on road to Dozmary pool this morning , Access south of A30 at Jamaica Inn. No sign of Black Duck (ad.drk)

Torpoint*LITTLE BUNTING* again at Sconner lake, Near Polbathic, (along river Lyhner) feeding in set aside field in hedgerow (opposite Sconner farm) tho’ elusive. Park Carefully

Bude *LONG BILLED DOWITCHER* (1w) still at Maer Lake NR late morning. Also Water Pipit SS.208.075

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

Sennen *CATTLE EGRET* still in field by Brew farm. Iceland Gull (juv) in Sennen cove, Long-tailed Duck (1w.drk) off beach cafe

Wadebridge*CATTLE EGRET* flew towards Camel Estuary at 1635hrs. Also Common Sandpiper just east of start of Camel trail (Thanks G.Dawes)

SiblybackSmew (redhead) still at Siblyback lake from hide

Feock Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver (2) at Carrick Roads off loe beach

St.AustellBT Diver and GN Diver (2) off Porthpean

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

MarazionWater Pipit and Bittern (2) still on Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thanks G.Hobin). BT Diver (2) in Little London bay, viewed from St.Michaels Mount at 1235hrs

Newquay Black Redstart on lifeguards hut at Great Western beach at 0800hrs

Stithians – Goldeneye (5), Great Crested Grebe (4), Wigeon (64), Lapwing (250+) and Fieldfare (75+) (Thanks S.Taylor)

St.IvesBrambling still in Private Garden (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

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