Saturday 14th November 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

HelstonLong-tailed Duck still at Loe Pool. ‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff at Sewage works (Thanks I.Maclean)

HannaforeGreat-northern Diver (7), Black-throated Diver and Pale bellied Brent Goose at Hannafore today (Thanks A.Dawson)

St Ives Bay – 30+ sightings of Bonxies with 7 in air at one time, 3 Pom Skua, 14 Common Scoter, 1 Slav Grebe, 15+ Great-northern Divers, 7 Balearic Shearwaters and a Harbour Porpoise (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

PenzanceGreat Northern Diver (5) and Black-throated Diver (1) in Sandy Cove, Newlyn. Little Gull (1w) off Wherry Town. Also Med Gull. Purple Sandpiper (25) on rocks at Jubilee Pool.

NewquayBalearic Shearwater (4) past Towan Head by 12.50hrs. Also Great Skua (3) and Arctic Skua

StithiansLittle Gull this morning from main hide (S.Taylor)

Rumps PointLittle Auk flew past Rumps Point this afternoon. Also Balearic Shearwater (3), Arctic Skua (12), Great Skua (5), Merlin and Snow Bunting.

Par Bittern at Par Beach Pond this afternoon

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