Sunday 17th January 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

SennenProbable **PALLID HARRIER** (juv) flew over path between Trevilley Farm and Nanjizal valley at 1100 hrs. *CATTLE EGRET* (2) still in field by Brew Farm SW.371.252

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (3 ringtail+1 male) this evening

Fowey SPOONBILL (3) 2.5 miles upstream from Fowey on River Fowey at Golant today (Thanks B.Campbell-Taylor)

NewquayRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Porth reservoir at 1430hrs. Also Goosander (7)

Penzance Black-necked Grebe, GN Diver (2) and Common Scoter (10) off Sandy Cove, Newlyn. Purple Sandpiper (45) on rocks at Jubilee Pool and Red-necked Grebe offshore.

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (5) and Red-breasted Merganser (4) viewable from Mylor Churchtown (Thanks I.Maclean and W.Jones)

HelfordCommon Sandpiper, Marsh Tit and Greenshank (8) at Trelowarren Mill. Med Gull (7) in fields near Gillan (Thanks I.Maclean and W.Jones)

Coverack - Water Pipit at Perprean Cove and Med Gull (3) off Coverack Harbour (Thanks I.Maclean and W.Jones)

Drift - Barnacle Goose (3) at Drift Reservoir

Marazion - Water Pipit still in sanctuary viewed from road. Also Bittern. GN Diver (2) offshore and Black Redstart by Godolphin Hotel

HayleJack Snipe at east end of Copperhouse Creek. Also Common Sandpiper

Helston – Long-tailed Duck (ad.fem) at Loe Pool in Carminowe Creek and Firecrest (1) between Degibna car park and Carminowe Creek

The LizardBT Diver (2) and Slav Grebe at Porthallow

CamborneGreater Scaup (fem) again on main lake at Tehidy CP this morning (P.Freestone)

Siblyback GN Diver still at north end of  Siblyback Reservoir at 1100hrs. Note: Footpath Closed

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