Monday 2nd January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (ad drk) still at Par Beach Pool. Also Little Gull (ad)

DriftEGYPTIAN GOOSE in field at Drift reservoir with Greylag and Canada Geese (Thanks D.Pierrepont)

FalmouthYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at Swanvale NR this morning and Siberian Chiffchaff. Black Redstart (4 – 2m, 2f) on seawall at Castle Beach at high tide (Thanks J. St Ledger and B.Dallas). Bittern (2) at College reservoir this afternoon. Also Goldeneye (6) (Thanks D.Chaney)

Penzanceno sign of Surf Scoter off Jubilee Pool but Balearic Shearwater and Great Skua. Also GN Diver (2), Red-throated Diver (1) and Common Scoter (60+) (Thanks B.Dallas)

St AustellBlack Redstart (fem) and Purple Sandpiper (6) at Spit beach (Thanks R.Davey)

Helston – No sign of Egyptian Goose at Helston Boating lake this afternoon. Siberian type chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest (2) still at sewage works.

Men-an-TolHen Harrier (2+) this afternoon

WadebridgeCommon Sandpiper at Treraven Meadows (Thanks D.Dennis)


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