Friday 5th March 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polbathic*LITTLE BUNTING*still c.1mile south of Polbathic by river Lynher feeding in set aside field in hedgerow (opposite Sconner farm) off A374 . Park Carefully. SX.366.564 (Thanks R.Gaze, M.Evans, M.Dutfield and M.Meehan)

AntonySPOONBILL (2) on river Lynher at Wacker Quay, one colour ringed  (Thanks R.Gaze et al)

MarazionBittern (2) and Water Pipit still on Marazion Marsh RSPB. BT Diver (14) and GN Diver (2) in Little London bay. Slav Grebe (2) and GN Diver (3) still off Long Rock.

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (42) still on rocks by Jubilee pool. Also Med Gull (ad) at Tolcarne beach (Thanks G.Hobin)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe off Sandy Cove (Thanks G.Hobin)

GwithianWheatear (2+) at St.Gothian Sands LNR this evening. Also Starling (500+) and Chiff-Chaff (4+)

PorthgwarraWheatear and Black Redstart in valley this morning. Also Golden Plover (300) in heather at 1430hrs (Thanks L.Shellock)

NewquayBlack Redstart again on Great Western beach near lifeguard hut at 0750hrs

TopointRing-billed Gull (ad) again at Millbrook lake at west end at 1415hrs. Also Spotted Redshank, Whimbrel, Greenshank and Egyptian Goose (Thanks R.Gaze et al)

DriftWhooper Swan (ad) still at Drift reservoir

St.Ives Long-tailed Duck (fem) below coastguard’s hut at St.Ives Island. Also Black Redstart at Little-in-sight, Barnoon Cemetery and St.Ives Parish church (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

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