Sunday 13th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) again off Jubilee Pool at 1340hrs with GN Diver (2). Also Eider and Slav Grebe. Purple Sandpiper (40) on Battery Rocks. Black Redstart (male) still by Jubilee Pool. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne at 0900hrs (Thanks H.Jackson Morris and CB Reports) Slav Grebe off Chyandour

Bodmin Moor **LESSER SCAUP** (drk) still at Dozmary pool at 1035hrs. Access south of A30 at Bolventor

Lelant CATTLE EGRET in field between Lelant and Carbis Bay this afternoon (CB Reports)

St.Winnow - CATTLE EGRET still by Fowey estuary at St.Winnow in cattles field by footpath near church. Follow footpath by cottage just before church through 2 gates, up hill 100yards to view cattle field to left. Bittern and Woodcock on private marshland nr.StWinnow. no public access (Thanks B.Davidge)

Gwithian RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St.Gothian Sands LNR on main pool. Also Scaup (fem)

Wadebridge probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form calidus or tundrius again at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1530hrs. Also Tundra Bean Goose, Pink-footed Goose (3), Spoonbill (3) and Barnacle Goose (12) (Thanks C.Selway)

Drift Whooper Swan (ad) at Drift reservoir near dam with Mute Swans at 0915hrs. Also Med Gull (ad). Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still this afternoon (CB Reports)

Sancreed Little Gull (2w) and Ruff (7) in field opposite entrance to Treganhoe Farm with Lapwing and Golden Plover (CB Reports)

SennenPurple Sandpiper (6) and Grey Plover (3) on rocks left of lifeboat station at 1015hrs. BT Diver past (CB Reports)

Carbis BayRed-necked Grebe, GN Diver and Slav Grebe (2) in bay

Gerrans BayBT Diver (20), Slav Grebe (9), Red-necked Grebe (2), Razorbill, Common Scoter, Med Gull (25), Sanderling (4), Turnstone (10), Redshank and Whimbrel on CBWPS field trip (Thanks S.Rogers et al)

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (32), Red-breasted Merganser (10), Red-necked Grebe and Goldeneye off Cormerrans farm (Thanks S.Rogers et al)

St.Columb MajorBrambling (2. m+f) in private garden at St.Columb Major (Thanks D.Dennis)

St.AustellBittern and Scaup (2) still at Par beach pool (St.Austell Baywatch). Red-necked Grebe, Slav Grebe (10) and GN Diver (7) off Lower Porthpean

Hayle Slav Grebe still in Carnsew Basin

No sign of any Bearded Tits at Marazion upto 0820hrs

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