Sunday 16th January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Falmouth WAXWING still this afternoon near crossroads on Dracaena Avenue, feeding on berries in private garden along Kimberley Park road near turning for Mayfield road (Thanks G.Freeman)

Stithians RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) again at Stithians reservoir at southern end off Carnmenellis Causeway

Crowdy probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form calidus or tundrius reported at Crowdy reservoir

Wadebridge Spoonbill (3), Whooper Swan, Pink-footed Goose and Water Pipit at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks C.Selway)

St IvesBlack Redstart (male) singing early morning on roof of cinema. (CB Reports). Glaucous Gull (2w) again off Smeaton’s pier. Also Balearic Shearwater briefly and Red-necked Grebe

Carbis BayLittle Gull (ad) in bay. Also Slav Grebe, Goosander (20+) and Red-breasted Merganser (2)

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

Men-an-Tol Hen Harrier (3.juv) at roost

Newlyn Black Redstart (male) at Sandy Cove

Amalveor Hen Harrier (male) and Merlin (fem)

Mousehole Brent Goose (3) offshore (CBWPS)

Porthgwarra Long-tailed Duck (drk) on water off coastguard watch point at Gwennap Head. Balearic Shearwater (29), Sooty Shearwater (2), Manx Shearwater (6), Little Gull (1w), Great Skua (2) and Kittiwake (3660) past between 0830-1600hrs

Sennen Grey Plover (4) and Purple Sandpiper (12) in Sennen Cove

Looe Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5), Slav Grebe (2), GN Diver (3) and Grey Plover at Hannafore point (Thanks A.Dawson)

MarazionBittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

TruroBrambling (fem) still in private garden (CBWPS)

Camborne - Firecrest (male) and Siskin (male) Tuckingmill Valley Park (Thanks T.Twiggs)

no sign of possible Northern Harrier

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