Saturday 12th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bodmin Moor **LESSER SCAUP** (drk) still at Dozmary pool at 1430hrs. Access south of A30 at Bolventor

St.Winnow – CATTLE EGRET still by Fowey estuary at St.Winnow in cattles field by footpath near church at 1545hrs. Follow footpath by cottage just before church through 2 gates, up hill 100yards to view cattle field to left (CB Reports)

Marazion BEARDED TIT (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this afternoon. Bittern (2) and Cetti’s Warbler on RSPB marsh this morning. Also Slav Grebe offshore and GN Diver (2) (Thanks M.Curtis, J.Harry et al) Black Redstart (3) at Trenow cove no sign of Pacific Diver offshore

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne at 0855hrs (Thanks H.Jackson Morris). Purple Sandpiper (17) on rocks by Jubilee Pool. no sign of Slav Grebe offshore (Thanks J.Harry)

Gwithian RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St.Gothian Sands LNR on main pool at 1020hrs. Also Scaup (fem)

Wadebridge probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form calidus or tundrius over Wadebridge, flew over towards estuary at 1010hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

DriftGreenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir this morning. Also Med Gull

Hayle – Goosander (13) on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Slav Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser (2) and Med Gull in Carnsew Basin (Thanks J.Harry et al)

Sancreed Little Gull (ad/2w) between Sancreed and Drift. Also Ruff (7)

Gunwalloe Lapland Bunting (6) still in stubble field near Chyvarloe Car Park

Porthcothan Corn Bunting (2) by Bay Stores. Also flock of Skylark on northern headland (Thanks J.Walters)

Zennor Hen Harrier (male) at Trewey Common (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carbis BayEider (fem), GN Diver and Slav Grebe offshore (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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