Saturday 1st January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Happy New Year from Cornwall Birding!

Penzance **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) again off Jubilee Pool at 1210hrs, tho distant. Also Slav Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, GN Diver, Grey Phalarope, Black Redstart (male) and Purple Sandpiper (12). Black Redstart (2) by coast path near railway station at 1127hrs. Grey Phalarope off bus station. Grey Phalarope and Black Redstart at Tolcarne Beach, no sign late afternoon but Purple Sandpiper (10+) (CB Reports et al)

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER**(ad) relocated off Marzion this afternoon tho distant. Also BT Diver (8) and GN Diver (3). Bittern (3+) and Firecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Black Redstart. Black Redstart (3) in Venton cove

Gunwalloe – LAPLAND BUNTING (12) still in stubble field west of Chyvarloe car park. BT Diver (8) and GN Diver offshore

Sennen – Long-tailed Duck (drk) and GN Diver in Sennen Cove (CB Reports)

St.AustellBlack Redstart (2) on Par beach (Thanks M.Whittaker). BT Diver (20+) and Slav Grebe off Porthpean

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir this afternoon (CB Reports)

Newlyn GN Diver (2) off Sandy Cove (CB Reports) Also Glaucous Gull (2w) off Newlyn

Bodmin Firecrest in private garden at Little Kirkland (Thanks J.Macadam)

Gwithian Scaup still at St.Gothian Sands LNR. Also Jack Snipe (CB Reports)

Hayle Grey Plover, Med Gull and Goosander (redhead) in Carnsew Basin (CB Reports)

St.Ives Black Redstart on Guild hall roof tho mobile

Helston Goosander (11.fem), Great Crested Grebe (3) and Goldeneye at Loe Pool (Thanks S.Rogers)

Wadebridge Barnacle Goose (17), Dark-bellied Brent Goose and Firecrest at Treraven Meadows this morning. Whooper Swan on Dinham flats  (D.Julian)

TruroAvocet on river at Tresillian. Also Shoveler (10), Greenshank (2) and Gadwall (8). (Thanks E.Bannister and A.Nicholson)

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