Sunday 14th February 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bude *LONG BILLED DOWITCHER* still at Maer Lake NR at 1158hrs. Also Jack Snipe SS.208.075

Truro*CATTLE EGRET* (3) still in filed viewable from footpath south of Tresemple pool at 1400hrs

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Dozmary pool at 1300hrs. Also Hen Harrier (male) at Rough Tor flew by car park at 1645hrs. Also Merlin (fem) (Thanks G.Kingdon)

WadebridgeSPOONBILL (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Black Redstart in Wadebridge town

AntonySPOONBILL (3+) still on river Lynher. Also Greater Scaup (drk)

SennenLong-tailed Duck (1w.drk) in Sennen cove still of beach cafe

MarazionBittern (3) and Water Pipit still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Black Redstart still by Godolphin hotel

PenzanceBlack Redstart (9) on sea defences west of railway station

DriftBlack-necked Grebe still at north end of drift reservoir. Also Whooper Swan (ad) and Goosander

SiblybackSmew (redhead) at north end of Siblyback Lake at 1230hrs

NewquayBittern (2) and Goosander (2) still at Porth reservoir. BT Diver off Towan head at 1300hrs and GN Diver off West Pentire Head (Thanks C.Yates)

CamborneGreater Scaup (fem) and Water Rail on main lake of Tehidy CP. Also Shoveler (6) at Pendarves lake (Thanks S.Taylor) Black Redstart in private allotment (Thanks C.Hylands)

HelstonLong-tailed Duck (ad.fem) still at Loe pool at North end near hide

St.JustFirecrest in Cot Valley

StithiansWater Rail, Goldeneye (4), Gadwall (4), Great Crested Grebe ( and 1. 1cy), Common Gull (2) and Kingfisher (1) at Stithians Reservoir (Thanks S.Taylor)

GwithianShoveler (3) and Gadwall (2) at St Gothian Sands NR. (Thanks M.Stevens)

The LizardWoodlark (4) at Newton in St Martin. Red-breasted Merganser, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver at Helford (near mouth of river). Gillan Harbour. Black-necked Grebe (3) in Gillan Harbour (Thanks I.Maclean)

PadstowGrey Plover (3) in Daymer bay this morning (Thanks G.Dawes)

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