Sunday 20th November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool at north end. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park. Also Firecrest near hide (Thanks D.Hutchinson) Firecrest at Trevarno Gardens (Thanks P.Dinning)

The Lizard*DUSKY WARBLER* at Kennack Sands above clearing 200 yards from beach. Also Yellow-browed Warbler. (1+) and Firecrest (2). No sign of any Common Crane in stubble field near Cadgwith at Chyheira farm

St Winnow*CATTLE EGRET* (3) between St Lerryn and St Winnow in cattle field above Ethy Woods viewable from footpath

Whitesand Bay – Short-eared Owl over Golf course today (present fot two days) (Thanks A Welch)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh. Also Firecrest

Perranporth Eider (fem) from wooden steps at Droskyn end of beach in river, close to cliff at high tide and showing well (Thanks T.Pope). Black Redstart on coast path near Aerodrome at 1315hrs and Short-eared Owl on seaward side of Aerodrome (Thanks S.Irwin)

Bodmin Moor – Todays WEBs count at Siblyback Lake included: Canada Geese (660+), Bar-Headed Geese (2), Barnacle Geese (2), Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Black-Headed Gull (57), Lesser Black-backed Gull (360+), Herring Gull (10), Yellow-legged Gull, Cormorant (7), Little Grebe (9), Coot (45), Mallard (49), Tufted Duck (9), Teal (37),Wigeon (9), Little Egret and Grey Heron. (Thanks P.Crispin)

St AustellLittle Gull (2) and Med Gull (ad) at Par Beach pool (Thanks S.Rogers)

StithiansBrambling with Chaffinch (20+) at Stithians reservoir on feeding station at Southern Cutoff (Thanks S.Taylor)

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (9) off Loe Beach (Thanks S.Taylor)

PolgiggaFirecrest (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Camborne Firecrest in private garden today (Thanks P.Dinning)

HayleGoosander on Hayle Estuary RSPB in main channel (Thanks S.Williams)

St IvesBlack Redstart (3), 1 in Barnoon cemetery, 1 on The Island and 1 in Trerice Place this afternoon (Thanks M.Rouncefield). Ring Ouzel (2 fem/imm) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

Saltash – WEBs count at Kingsmill Lake included: Avocet (60), Spotted Redshank (3), Bar-tailed Godwit (3) and Black-tailed Godwit (27) (Thanks R.McCarthy)

LooeBrent Goose on Looe Beach this afternoon (Thanks A.Godfrey)

LiskeardBlack Redstart in private garden, for fourth day (Thanks B&F Young)

PadstowStorm Petrel in Harbour (Thanks M.Harrington)

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