Friday 3rd December 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

no sign of probable Pacific Diver off Penzance by early evening

St.JustLAPLAND BUNTING still in field between Nanquidno and Cot valley at Little Hendra

MarazionBittern again this morning at Marazion RSPB. Also Water Rail and Red-breasted Merganser on Long Rock Pool briefly (Thanks M.Curtis). Pale-bellied Brent Goose (6) and GN Diver offshore

St Austell – Female Eider & 3 Great Crested Grebe (3) in sea off Par beach. Also Black throated Diver and Great northern Diver (10) in sea off beach at Porthpean (Thanks D.King)

Falmouth Black Redstart at Pendennis point. Also Purple Sandpiper (4), Med Gull (2+) and Whimbrel (2). Firecrest (2) at Swanpool (Thanks D.Chaney)

Penzance Black Redstart (3) at Eastern Green Beach at 1030hrs. GN Diver offshore

GoonhavernTurtle Dove again in private garden at Goonhavern today (Thanks C&J Keast)

Gwithian Snow Bunting at Godrevy NT car park this morning (Thanks S.Rogers)

WadebridgeBarnacle Goose (17), Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Goosander (15), Grey Plover (26), Spotted Redshank, Pintail (4) and Spoonbill (imm) on Camel Estuary. Black Redstart (male) still at Glen Road (Thanks C.Selway and D.Julian)

Bude Water Pipit at Bude in flooded field by rugby pitch at 1530hrs

Feock Black-necked Grebe (24) and GN Diver (4) still at Carrick Roads off Loe beach

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