Sunday 19th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool. Yellow Browed Warbler (2) at Carminowe and Siberian Chiffchaff

Newquay*LESSER SCAUP* (1st w male) at Newquay boating lake with Tufted Duck (3) this morning. Bittern at Porth Reservoir. (Thanks S.Rowe)

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER reported this afternoon at Crowdy Reservoir at west end in field near dam

Wadebridge – possible GREEN-WINGED TEAL (fem) again at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks C.Selway)

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool (Thanks M.Curtis)

Falmouth - RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at College reservoir again

Truro - Yellow-browed Warbler still at Carnon Downs sewage works. Spotted Redshank showing well near Tresemple Pool on river at Tresillian. Also Black-tailed godwit (7) and Greenshank (5) (Thanks A.Nicholson, I.Maclean, M.Jones, J.Shutt and W.Jones)

HayleKUMLIEN’S GULL (2w) still this morning from B3301 causeway.

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL still in harbour (Thanks J.Shutt, W.Jones and G.Hobin). Also Black Redstart (2) in garden at Mousehole

PenzanceICELAND GULL (2w) off Tolcarne Beach. Purple Sandpiper (37) off jubilee pool.(Thanks D.King)

River Lyner – SPOONBILL west of Trematon Castle on River Lynher from cruise (Thanks D.King)

The LizardMarsh Harrier (female) reported hunting at Windmill Nature Reserve. Also Merlin over (Thanks A.Taylor) Also Siberian Chiffchaff at Coverack sewage works (Thanks I.Maclean)

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach at mouth of red river. Siberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Slav Grebe (4) and Long-tailed Duck off Long Rock

One thought on “Sunday 19th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

  1. Alan Taylor

    Marsh Harrier female hunting at Windmill Nature Reserve have photo bit grainy but enough for identification purposes, Merlin flew over same place ,today Sunday

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