Saturday 8th January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) still off Marazion in Mounts Bay. BT Diver (2) and GN Diver (2) also offshore. Bittern (3) and Firecrest (1+) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Bodmin MoorBEAN GOOSE reported at Colliford lake. Also Pink-footed Goose, Eurasian White-fronted Goose (2) and Barnacle Goose (3). Bewick’s Swan (4) at Dozmary Pool

Penzance WAXWING (1w) still at Treneere estate 200 yards west of A30 near Treneere roundabout , tho mobile. BT Diver (8) and GN Diver (6) off Penzance. Black Redstart and Purple Sandpiper (33) by Jubilee Pool

Wadebridge probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form calidus or tundrius still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1000hrs. Also Bittern and Spoonbill (3)

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

Stithians Bewick’s Swan (8) still at Stithians reservoir mid morning then flew off and returned at 1615hrs (Thanks D.Jenkins), no sign of drake Ring-necked Duck. Also Yellow-legged Gull (ad)

Caerhays CastleBewick’s Swan this afternoon, also Scaup and Pintail (fem) (Thanks D.Payne)

Falmouth Black Redstart at Swanpool on beach at 1615hrs

Sennen Long-tailed Duck (drk) in Sennen Cove off lifeboat station

Zennor Hen Harrier (male) at Boswednack this afternoon

Gwithian Scaup (fem) still this afternoon (CB Reports)

LooeSlav Grebe (3), GN Diver (2) and Scaup still off Hannafore (Thanks A.Dawson)

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