Sunday 24th January 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Sennen*CATTLE EGRET* (2) still in field at Brew Farm and Hen Harrier (male). Also Long-tailed Duck and Little Gull (1w) in Sennen Cove. (Thanks M.Haliday and M.Curtis). BT Diver also in cove late morning (Thanks A.Tonry and T.Moore)

Truro*CATTLE EGRET* (2) in cattle field at Tresemple Pool, Tresillian this afternoon. (Thanks D.Eva)

NewquayRING-NECKED DUCK again at far end of Porth reservoir

Marazion Bittern (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Water Pipit still and RT Diver, Slav Grebe, GN Diver (2) and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (6) offshore (Thanks M.Halliday and M.Curtis) Brents later seen at Pendeen and then St Gothian Sands, Gwithian. Black Redstart again by Godolphin Hotel and another by Station Inn.

Camborne Greater Scaup still at Tehidy Country Park on main lake. Also Treecreeper in wood at south side of main lake. (P.Freestone)

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (35) on rocks off Jubilee Pool. Black Redstart by sea defences at Long Rock and Slav Grebe in Sandy Cove, Newlyn

Helston Bittern at north end of Loe Pool just north of hide, also Firecrest. Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works. (Thanks I.Maclean et al)

DriftWhooper Swan (ad) and Barnacle Goose (3) still at Drift reservoir

The LizardBlack Redstart at Gunwalloe (Thanks I.Maclean et al)

St.Ives Black Redstart behind Lifeboat station and on island near Coastguard watch-point

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