Sunday 18th December 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool still at north end. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w. drk) still off Jubilee Pool with Common Scoter (50) tho distant. Also BT Diver, GN Diver (8) and Purple Sandpiper (8+) on rocks. Eider in harbour. Eider (3) off Chyandour. Black Redstart at railway station this morning (Thanks D.King)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. GN Diver (3) and BT Diver (2) offshore

NewlynBlack Redstart (1w male) still at Sandy Cove

HayleWater Pipit and Brent Goose at Copperhouse Creek. (Thanks P. Smale)

Men-an-Tol – Merlin and Hen Harrier (2+ ringtail) this evening

St IvesVelvet Scoter (drk), GN Diver (13) past, Manx Shearwater, Med Gull (2), Little Auk, Grey Phalarope, Balearic Shearwater (4), Little Gull (2) and Snow Bunting

The LizardShort-eared Owl flew low over road c1/2 mile N of Lizard village at 1600hrs (Thanks B.Hawker)

WadebridgePink-footed Goose still at Treraven Meadows opposite new hide (Thanks N.Greaves)

St AustellLittle Gull (ad) still at Par beach pool. Purple Sandpiper (2+) on beach

FalmouthBittern at College reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

HayleGN Diver in Carnsew Basin still (Thanks B.Sharples)

ZennorHen Harrier (fem) at Trewey Common

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