Sunday 21st February 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polbathic*LITTLE BUNTING* again at Sconner lake, (along river Lyhner) feeding in set aside field in hedgerow (opposite Sconner farm) off A374 , tho’ elusive. Park Carefully

Bodmin Moor - *BLACK DUCK* (ad.drk)and *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Colliford lake at north end at Loveny NR, viewable from cattle grid on road to Dozmary pool, Access south of A30 at Jamaica Inn.

Cape CornwallHOOPOE at Cape Cornwall then flew towards Kenidjack Valley

SiblybackSmew (redhead) still at Siblyback reservoir at NW end, tho’ mobile (Thanks P.Crispin)

Drift Black-necked Grebe still by hide at Drift reservoir. Also Whooper Swan (ad) and Barnacle Goose (3)

Marazion – Bittern (2) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Water Pipit on beach by red river mouth. Black Redstart also on Beach. GN Diver offshore. Whimbrel (15) flew over Marazion Marsh RSPB then out over Mounts Bay (Thanks G and L. Carr)

NewquayBittern still at Porth reservoir this morning. Also Goosander (5)

St.IvesBrambling (fem) still in Private Garden (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

NewlynIceland Gull (juv) again in harbour. Also GN Diver offshore

Penzance Iceland Gull and Black Redstart in docks. Black Redstart still on sea defence rocks at Eastern Green beach

Trevose HeadLapland Bunting in set-aside fields opposite coastguard cottages this morning, keep to public rights of way, do not enter fields. GN Diver offshore

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (4) this evening

St.Just Hen Harrier (2.male) at Bartinney Downs

St.Austell Firecrest again in private garden (Thanks A.Tonry)

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