Saturday 19th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) again off Jubilee Pool tho distant. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne. Black Redstart (male) still at Jubilee Pool this afternoon. Also Purple Sandpiper (54). Slav Grebe off Tolcarne

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

St.Winnow – CATTLE EGRET still by Fowey estuary at St.Winnow in cattles field by footpath near church. Follow footpath by cottage just before church through 2 gates, up hill 100yards to view cattle field to left. Bittern and Woodcock (2) still on private land at 1700hrs. no public access (Thanks B.Davidge)

Drift Little Gull (2w) at Drift reservoir again

Falmouth Black Redstart (male) at Castle beach on sea wall near bottom of steps, at castle end of beach (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Looe Iceland Gull (juv) at Hannafore Point on rocks at 1315hrs at low tide. Siberian type Chiffchaff at Hannafore Point. Also Med Gull (16), Slav Grebe (7), GN Diver (2), BT Diver and Firecrest (2)

Gwithian Glaucous Gull (2w) at St.Gothian Sands LNR on main pool this afternoon then flew towards Godrevy lighthouse. Also Scaup (ad.fem) and Water Pipit still. no sign of Ring-necked Duck

Polperro Firecrest by footpath into Talland bay from Polperro (Thanks D M Bath)

Wadebridge Spoonbill (3), Bean Goose, Pink-footed Goose (3) and Barnacle Geese at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks W.Delacour)

Carbis BayRed-necked Grebe and Slav Grebe offshore

MarazionBittern (2) and Firecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Gerrans BayBT Dver (8) and Slav Grebe in bay

Newlyn Slav Grebe at Sandy Cove

HayleSlav Grebe in Carnsew basin

St.AustellScaup at Par Beach Pool

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