Monday 4th January 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Crows-an-WraRichard’s Pipit still in field north of A30 viewed from layby with ‘mud on road’ sign.

NewquayRing-necked Duck (drk) still at east end of Porth reservoir from hide.

WadebridgeWater Pipit (2) at Treraven Meadows and Green and Common Sandpipers. Also Goosander (3) flew upriver at Dinham Flat and Spoonbill (3) also present there.

FalmouthVelvet Scoter (2 first winters) still on western side of Carrick Roads from Loe Beach, Feock but distant (birds probably south of Weir Point, Mylor). Also Black-necked Grebe (12+), Red-breasted Merganser (7+),  Great Northern Diver(2) and Common Sandpiper. (Thanks T.Twiggs)

TruroBlack-necked Grebe (2) on river at Tresillian. Also Avocet.

FeockVelvet Scoter (2) still off Loe Beach. Also Slav Grebe (2)

St JustFirecrest at Cot Calley again today.

Carnon Downs – probable Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at sewage works today with Chiffchaff (40) and Green Sandpiper

Stithians Bittern flew from southern cutoff towards reservoir at 1600hrs. Also Goosander. 

St Ives – Woodcock flushed from roadside at Zennor Village at 05.30hrs.

Drift Goosander still on reservoir.

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