Monday 26th December 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool near hide. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park

St Austell – possible **PACIFIC DIVER** in St Austell bay viewed from Charlestown harbour at 1010hrs tho distant. Also BT Diver (9), GN Diver and Med Gull (Thanks R.Davey and M.Whittaker )

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Jubilee Pool this morning at 0810hrs. RING-BILLED GULL (ad) on Tolcarne Beach this morning. Also Med Gull (2 ad) and GN Diver (3) and BT Diver (1). Purple Sandpiper (11) on Battery Rocks. (Thanks B.Dallas)

Gorran Haven GOSHAWK drifted east over at 0910hrs (Thanks D.Payne)

NewlynSlav Grebe and GN Diver (2) off Sandy Cove

HayleMed Gull (3 ads and 1w) and GN Diver in Carnsew Pool. Also Little Gull and Med Gull (2 ads) at Copperhouse Creek mid afternoon. (Thanks B.Dallas)

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (5+) offshore

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (3) off St Ives. Also Black Redstart on rocks below island (Thanks A.Robinson)

WadebridgeHen Harrier (male) at Egloshayle, over field between Trevarner and Middle Treworder then flew off toward Treraven (Thanks A.Langdon)

Gwithian – No sign of Ring-necked Duck at St Gothian Sands this afternoon (Thanks B.Dallas)

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