Sunday 2nd January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mounts Bay**PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) offshore of Marazion just off St.Michaels Mount early afternoon  (CB Reports)

Newlyn **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) off Newlyn this morning. Also Slav Grebe and BT Diver (2)

Penzance WAXWING (2) by A30 200yards west of Treneere roundabout near manor way at 1430hrs. Black Redstart on sea defence rocks by bus station. Slav Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Common Scoter (5+), Eider (2), Grey Phalarope and Glaucous Gull (2w) from Jubilee Pool. Also Purple Sandpiper (c.46). Grey Phalarope and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (ad) at Tolcarne beach at midday (CB Reports, D.King et al)

Gunwalloe LAPLAND BUNTING (12) still in stubble field west of Chyvarloe car park

Marazion Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning (Thanks V.Stratton et al). Black Redstart at Sailing club car park (CB Reports)

Mousehole GN Diver offshore between Mousehole and Newlyn (CB Reports)

Wadebridge Spoonbill (3), Whooper Swan, Pink-footed Goose and Barnacle Goose (17) at Walmsley Sanctuary. Firecrest still at Treraven meadows this morning. Also Water Pipit

Helston Long-tailed Duck (fem) still at Loe Pool from Lower Pentire. Firecrest (2) by Carminowe creek

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) at Drift reservoir. Also Pintail

Sennen Long-tailed Duck (drk) in Sennen Cove off lifeboat station this afternoon

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (6+), Little Gull (ad), Slav Grebe and Red-breasted Merganser off Carbis Bay this morning (CB Reports). Also Red-necked Grebe and GN Diver (3)

St.AustellBittern still at Par beach pool at 1645hrs. Also Scaup (2). Eider (7) at Par Harbour and (3) at Par Beach and Purple Sandpiper at Spit Beach (Thanks D.Best)

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