Friday 7th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) still off Marazion tho elusive. Also GN Diver (3) offshore and Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB.

Lelant WAXWING on Saltings Reach estate, Lelant tho mobile (Thanks M.Halliday)

FalmouthWAXWING at Treffry Rd Estate greenbelt at midday (Thanks J.Louw) Common Scoter (fem) offshore at Pendennis Point. Also Black Redstart (m), Whimbrel and Purple Sandpiper. Med Gull (2) and Whimbrel (1) at Castle Beach (Thanks D.Chaney)

Hayle - ICELAND GULL (juv) again at Copperhouse Creek late afternoon

Wadebridge Water Pipit still at Treraven Meadows

PenzanceBlack Redstart on rocks by railway station this afternoon. Also Black Redstart at Sandy Cove, Newlyn

Newquay Goosander(redhead) still on Gannel Estuary (Thanks S.Rowe). Hen Harrier hunting opposite dairyland farm world (Thanks D.Ensor)

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff near Nansloe farm this afternoon

PolzeathBlack Redstart at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (4), GN Diver (5) and Great Skua (2) flew past St Ives island.

PendeenBalearic Shearwater flew past Pendeen watch between 1000-1100hrs

DriftPink-footed Goose (1w) at Drift reservoir in fields on west side this afternoon with Canada Geese and Greylag Geese

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