Sunday 6th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) off Long Rock car park. Also Red-necked Grebe, Water Pipit and Black Redstart (2) (Thanks J.Harry et al). Bittern (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Bodmin Moor **LESSER SCAUP** (drk) still at Dozmary pool. Access south of A30 at Bolventor

St.Winnow – CATTLE EGRET by Fowey estuary at St.Winnow in cattles field by footpath near church

Wadebridge – probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form tundrius or calidus at Walmsley Sanctuary from public hide this morning. Also Spoonbill (3), Bean Goose and Pink-footed Goose. Whooper Swan (ad) from Trewornan bridge. Barnacle Goose (15) over (CB Reports). Tundra Peregrine seen later over Treraven meadows, flew low south over at 1047hrs. Also Barnacle Goose (15) and Green Sandpiper (2) (Thanks C.Selway)

GwithianRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St.Gothian Sands LNR on main pool. Also Med Gull and Scaup (Thanks J.Harry)

Penzance - ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne at 1035hrs (Thanks H.Jackson-Morris). Med Gull at Jubilee Pool (Thanks J.Harry) Purple Sandpiper (42) also on rocks at Jubilee Pool

Gunwalloe LAPLAND BUNTING (4+) still in stubble field by Chyvarloe car park

Hayle Slav Grebe still at Hayle estuary RSPB in Carnsew basin. Goosander (3.redhead) and Med Gull (ad) from Lelant platform

St.Levan Iceland Gull (juv) in field NW of church late morning

NewquaySkylark (500+) in fields north of Newquay at Park Head, National Trust reserve. Also Corn Bunting (3+), Yellowhammer (12+), Chaffinch (300+) and Linnet (100+) this morning (CB Reports). Brambling again in private garden in St Columb Major (Thanks D.Dennis)

Helston Long-tailed Duck (fem) still at Loe Pool on SE side at Carminowe creek at 1445hrs. Firecrest at sewage works

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir

Newlyn GN Diver and Eider from South Pier (Thanks J.Harry)

St.AustellBewick’s Swan (ad), Scaup (2) and Bittern still at Par beach pool. Tufted Duck (7) on ponds west of Charlestown at 1600hrs. BT Diver, Goosander (7.fem) and Eider (3.fem) off Spit beach. GN Diver (3), BT Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Common Scoter (40) off Porthpean.Firecrest (2) at Manoa valley (Thanks D.Hastilow et al)

St.WennBittern flew from pond at Lower Polmorla

Carbis BayLittle Gull (1w) still in bay (Thanks S.Rogers) GN Diver also

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