Saturday 24th January 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** again at 16:55hrs 800 metres east of Zennor Quoit (toward Towednack church)at approx.SW 475379 on ground sheltering in gorse thicket. Bird flew off in southerly direction over horizon. (Thanks T.Radford)

Helford*CATTLE EGRET* (9) 2mls SW of Helford at Newtown-in-St Martin’s in cattle field near Tretharrup.

NewquayROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still north of Henver Road viewed from access lane at 27 Penhallow Road.

MarazionGarganey (fem) reported at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also BT Diver (9) offshore.

St Ives  – Balearic Shearwater, BT Diver (2) and GN Diver (6+) in Carbis Bay.

FeockVelvet Scoter (2) still in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also BN Grebe (8+), GN Diver (2) and BT Diver.

PenzanceIceland Gull still in Newlyn Harbour. Also BN Grebe and GN Diver (3).

Looe Water Pipit and GN Diver (4) at Hannafore this afternoon (Thanks A.Dawson) Also GN Diver (3) and Slav Grebe (3) off  West Looe, east of island this morning (Thanks S.Waite)

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