Monday 3rd January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) still in Mounts bay this morning tho distant. Also BT Diver (3) and Slav Grebe. Bittern (c.4) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Firecrest (Thanks M.Jones)

Penzance WAXWING (2) still at Treneere Estate (Thanks B.Sharples) Grey Phalarope (2) still at Tolcarne beach, also Pale-bellied Brent Goose (ad) and Eider (2). Purple Sandpiper (26) on rocks at Jubilee Pool (Sennen Cove Birdwatching). Black Redstart by Bus station

WadebridgeBittern at Walmsley Sanctuary from public hide early morning then flew to the back of reserve. Also Pink-footed Goose, Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Whooper Swan and Spoonbill (3) (Thanks C.Selway)

NewlynGrey Phalarope (2), BT Diver (6), Slav Grebe and Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver (3) offshore of Sandy Cove

HayleMed Gull (12+) on Hayle estuary RSPB

Torpoint Spoonbill (5) on river Lynher by Rat island at 0855hrs then flew off. Avocet (7) at Wacker Quay and (6) at Millbrook Lake (Thanks D.King)

Feock Black-necked Grebe (15+), Red-breasted Merganser (c.10) and Common Sandpiper at Loe beach (CB Reports)

Men-an-tolHen Harrier (4) at roost this evening. Woodcock (2) over Trewern road(CB Reports)

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (3), Little Gull (ad), GN Diver and Slav Grebe in Carbis Bay

Sennen Slav Grebe, GN Diver, Long-tailed Duck (drk) and Grey Plover in Sennen Cove (Thanks S.Williams)

St.AustellEider (2), GN Diver (3), BT Diver (2) and RT Diver off Porthpean. Eider (6), Goosander (6) and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (3) in Par bay. Black Redstart by Par river. Firecrest in Manoa valley (St.Austell Baywatch)

Helford Red-necked Grebe at Helford Passage off Toll point

Coverack Water Pipit still at Perprean cove

Looe Scaup and Slav Grebe off Hannafore point at 1440hrs

Bude Water Pipit on flooded field by rugby practice pitch

GwithianScaup (fem) reported at St.Gothian Sands LNR