Friday 24th December 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mounts Bay – **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) still in Mounts Bay off The Station Inn, Marazion this morning and off Jubilee Pool mid morning. Also GN Diver and BT Diver

St.Just – WAXWING (2) in private garden at Tregeseal this evening (Thanks S.Williams). Hen Harrier (male) over Chapel Carn Brea. Firecrest in Kenidjack valley still

Par – RING-BILLED GULL (ad) again at Par beach pool this afternoon. Also Bittern on north side this morning and showing well. GN Diver off Porthpean. Scaup (2) still in Par harbour this afternoon, RT Diver in bay. Purple Sandpiper (9) between Spit point and Crinnis Island

Penzance Velvet Scoter (2) offshore. Pale-bellied Brent Goose and Purple Sandpiper at Tolcarne Beach

Marazion Water Pipit at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Black Redstart (3+)

Gwithian – LAPLAND BUNTING (7) reported todayat St Gothian Sands. Also Snow Bunting this morning landed in fenced off area between main pool and road. Also Water Pipit still, Black Redstart (male), Grey Plover, Scaup (fem), Pintail (fem) with good numbers of Pochard, Tufted Duck, Wigeon and Teal. (CB Reports)

Drift – Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir. Also Bittern, Firecrest, Med Gull (1w), Woodcock and RB Merganser this morning.

RedruthBrambling in private garden at Rose Row this morning (Thanks K.Gough)

Sennen Long-tailed Duck (drk) still in Cove

Helston Bittern (3) at the Loe Pool today

Zennor Hen Harrier (male) at Trewey Moor

HeamoorBrambling (male) in Bone valley

Camel EstuarySpoonbill (3), Grey Plover (4) and Goosander (5) on Dinham flats this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

TorpointBrent geese (13) at St Johns Lake today. Also Avocet, Goldeneye and Black-necked Grebe (2) (Thanks A.Payne)

Bude Bittern at Bude Marshes NR

Truro Firecrest in private garden

Wadebridge Black Redstart still on Glen Road

St.Ives No sign of any Waxwings up to 0900hrs on Higher Stennack this morning.

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