Sunday 27th November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool today. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park. Also Firecrest, Great-crested Grebe and Bittern near hide at 1000hrs (Thanks P.Kemp and W.Renshaw)

Bodmin Moor*ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD* reported on Bodmin Moor

GwithianRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St Gothian Sands NR this afternoon on main pond and showing well. Also GN Diver offshore. (Thanks S.Williams et al)

NewquayBittern flew to reedbed at Porth Reservoir at midday. Little Gull (1w) at Towan Head this morning

Tregonetha Hen Harrier (ringtail) and Short-eared Owl at Tregonetha Downs this evening (Thanks P.Kemp)

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (28) past Pendeen watch. Also Pom Skua (3), Grey Phalarope, Manx Shearwater (15), Great Skua (9), Arctic Skua (3), BT Diver (5) and Snow Bunting

Marazion Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (36), Manx Shearwater (8), Sooty Shearwater, Pom Skua (7), Great Skua (11), Little Auk, RT Diver (2), BT Diver (3), GN Diver (2) and Snow Bunting, tho mobile, from St Ives island. Black Redstart (fem) at Trerice Place (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorWoodcock at Foage Valley (Thanks V.Stratton)

PadstowArctic Skua, Great Skua (4), GN Diver, Balearic Shearwater (3), Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5) and Common Scoter (2) past Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

HayleRed-breasted Merganser (2) and Med Gull on estuary this morning from Lelant station (Thanks P.Jeggo)

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