Saturday 26th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) off Long Rock car park this morning still, later seen off Jubilee Pool at 1430hrs. Also GN Diver (6), BT Diver (2) and Slav Grebe. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Bodmin*LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Dozmary Pool mid afternoon (CB Reports)

Stithians RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still north of reservoir on pond at Penhalvean

Port IsaacLAPLAND BUNTING (86+) in fields between Port Quin and Port Isaac today (Thanks S.Votier)

Penzance BT Diver and GN Diver (7) off Jubilee Pool. Purple Sandpiper (5) on rocks. Eider off Tolcarne

PorthcurnoHen Harrier (ringtail) near St Levan Church at 1300hrs (Thanks I.Webster)

St Ives Balearic Shearwater (5) past st Ives Island/Carbis Bay today. Also Manx Shearwater (10), Black-throated Diver (4), Long-tailed Duck (fem), GN Diver (12), Common Scoter (284), Slavonian Grebe and Red-necked Grebe past. Also Minke Whale off St Ives Island swimming west and Harbour Porpoise in bay (12) (Thanks V.Sratton)

Carbis BayGN Diver (19), BT Diver (5) and Slav Grebe in bay (Thanks V.Sratton)

Hayle Black-tailed Godwit (10), Bar-tailed Godwit (21), Med Gull (3.1w), Greenshank (3), Gadwall (2), Redshank (27) and Lesser Black-backed Gull (743) on Hayle estuary RSPB (Thanks V.Sratton) Ruff (6) and Goosander

Zennor Hen Harrier (ringtail) and Golden Plover (600) at Trewey Downs. Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Eagles nest (Thanks V.Sratton)

Rumps PointBalearic Shearwater lingering beyond the Moul’s, GN Diver and RT Diver (2) from Rumps Point this morning. Also Harbour Porpoise (4) (Thanks C.Selway)

Godrevy GN Diver (4) offshore

Wadebridge Tundra Bean Goose (ad), Pink-footed Goose (3), Bittern and Barnacle Goose (15) at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir

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