Friday 6th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool from hide and showing well.

Carbis BayICELAND GULL (2) at west end of Carbis Bay this morning. Also GN Diver (8+)

FalmouthYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at south end of Swanvale NR by Swanpool by pumping station at north end at 16.00hrs and showing well. Bittern still at College reservoir (Thanks D.Jenkins and J.Rowe) BT Diver and BT Diver off Castle Beach (Thanks M.Curtis)

Port Isaac Balearic Shearwater and Great Skua (killing and eating a Gull sp) off Port Isaac today (Thanks T.Potterton)

LooeSlavonian Grebe (4) off Hannafore Point. Also Great Northern Diver

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (43+), Slavonian Grebe, GC Grebe (2), Common Scoter (6) and Red-breasted Merganser (3) from Loe Beach this morning (Thanks M.Curtis)

Penzance Long-tailed Duck again late afternoon from train station and Purple Sandpiper (24) at Jubilee Pool. Great Northern Diver (2) off Tolcarne and Black Redstart (Thanks G.Hobin)

StithiansMed Gull (juv) from Carminellis Causeway this morning. Also Common Snipe (29) at Golden Lion Cutoff.

WadebridgeBlack Redstart on Glen Road. Common Sandpiper at Town Bridge (Thanks C.Selway)

PadstowLapland Bunting (4) at Crugmeer. Balearic Shearwater (4), Eider, Med Gull (3) and Arctic Skua off Trevone Bay. GN Diver and Med Gull (2 ad) at outer estuary (Thanks C.Selway)

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