Saturday 8th December 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion**PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) in Mounts Bay off Marazion early afternoon, still present at 1545hrs then flew out to sea. Also GN Diver (8+) and BT Diver. WAXWING (4) in garden viewable from playground at end of Darlington Road TR20 8JU.  Firecrest at Longrock at end of Darlington Road. Purple Sandpiper (8) at Jubilee Pool

St JustSUBALPINE WARBLER (1w) still in garden on Princess Street briefly then flew off. TR19 7JG

CamborneGREAT-WHITE EGRET at Tehidy Country Park in trees then flew towards Illogan (Thanks T.Walters)

HayleICELAND GULL (juv) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway

PenzanceWAXWING (3+) in garden at Penzance at c1100hrs (Thanks P.Naylor). Black Redstart (2) on rocks by train station. Black Redstart in harbour.

Waxwing, Penzance 081212 (P.Naylor)

St BlazeyWAXWING at Rosehill then flew towards Co-op (Thanks P.Barlow)

WadebridgeWAXWING at West hill at top of hill near Chesterton Court at 1215hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

FalmouthWAXWING at Marlborough Road. Also Black Redstart(male). no sign of Dusky Warbler at Swanvale (Thanks S.Bearhop) WAXWING (2 juv, 1 ringed) at Pennance Road next to cemetery, at crossroads with Spernen Wyn Road at 1630hrs then flew North at 1645hrs. Firecrest (2) at Swanvale. Great Crested Grebe at Swanpool (Thanks R.Matias). Black-necked Grebe (17) in Carrick Roads. Also GN Diver (4). Black-necked Grebe and Bittern (2) still at College reservoir

St Austell Grey Plover (3), Black Redstart (fem) and Water Pipit on rocks at Spit beach at 0800hrs. Also Purple Sandpiper (2) on rocks at eastern end of Spit Beach. GN Diver (10) and Common Scoter (19) offshore (Thanks P.Barlow & R.Davey). GN Diver (2), BT Diver and Common Scoter (26) off Porthpean beach (Thanks R.Davey).  Black Redstart at Pentewan beach

Drift - Pink-footed Goose (1w) at Drift reservoir still with Canada Geese and Greylag Geese.

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (4), BT Diver, Med Gull (5) and GN Diver (4) flew west past St Ives Island between 0830-1600hrs

Morvah - Firecrest at Bosullow

NewlynBlack Redstart at Sandy Cove

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