Monday 18th January 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Sennen – Probable **PALLID HARRIER** (juv) again over fields between A30 and Brew farm this morning. Also Hen harrier (2)

NewquayRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Porth reservoir at 1500hrs SW.871.621

PerranuthnoeBlack-throated Diver (2) Offshore this morning.

Falmouth - Black Redstart seen on roof of building near Killigrew street in Falmouth. (Thanks S.Ive)

HelstonLong-tailed Duck (ad.fem) still at Loe pool in Carminowe Creek. Also Firecrest (1) and Bittern (4) this afternoon.

MarazionBittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning. Also Black Redstart still by the Godolphin hotel and Merlin

DriftIceland Gull (2w) at Drift reservoir. Also Barnacle Goose (3) and Whooper Swan (ad).

Hayle - RING-BILLED GULL (1w) on Hayle estuary RSPB by B3301 causeway this afternoon (No sign after 16.30hrs). Also Med Gull (ad) (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Sennen CoveMed Gull (2 ad) by lifeboat station

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver (2) off seafront. Also Great Northern Diver (2) and Purple Sandpiper (20+)

Carbis BayGreat Northern Diver (2) and Slav Grebe in bay this morning (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Bittern in flight at Marazion, with kind permission of  Bob Sharples. See more of Bob’s superb photos at http://www.bobsharplesphotography.co.uk/

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