Monday 21st November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston – possible **CANVASBACK** (fem/1st W or Hybrid?) at north end of Loe Pool seen with Tufted Ducks in poor light and conditions. **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool at north end this afternoon. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park

 The Lizard – **BUFFLEHEAD** again on pond west of Housel Bay, SE of Lizard Village. Park in village and walk south along lighthouse road for 1/4 mile then take track left for 200yrds before turning left again along footpath towards Housel Bay SW.706.120. *DUSKY WARBLER* by pond west of Housel Bay late morning. Firecrest (2) also but no sign of Bufflehead at 1200hrs. *DUSKY WARBLER* in willows along footpath between Cadgwith and Ruan Minor at 1405hrs, still present late afternoon. COMMON CRANE (6 ad) still in stubble field at midday (Thanks C.Gleaves and B.Dallas)

Porthgwarra*DESERT WHEATEAR* (fem) on moor at north end south of Trevean pool. (Present since 19th) Also Wheatear

WadebridgeWater Pipit (3) and Merlin at Treraven Meadows. Black Redstart (male) still on Glen Road this afternoon. (Thanks C.Selway and D.Julian)

TruroBlack Redstart on Truro Cathedral near entrance at midday

St Austell Little Gull still at Par beach Pool

BudeSwallow at Widemouth Bay today (Thanks F.Proudfoot)

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