Sunday 8th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool at north end at 0930hrs. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park. Also Bittern and Firecrest (6+). Siberian type Chiffchaff at Sewage works. Little Gull at boating lake

Torpoint**GREEN-WINGED TEAL** (drk) on far bank from Chapeldown Road viewpoint at 1000hrs at low tide

Penzance*COMMON CRANE* flew east over Jubilee Pool at 1220hrs. SURF SCOTER (1w drk) again off Jubilee Pool. Long-tailed Duck still of Chyandour

Hayle*COMMON CRANE* flew over Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1240hrs then flew SW (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St Just*NIGHTINGALE* reported singing in Boswedden Terrace (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carbis BayICELAND GULL (2) still in bay. BT Diver also (Thanks B.Dallas)

St IvesICELAND GULL (2w) at Porthgwidden Beach then flew east. Balearic Shearwater (4) flew west past Harbour beach. Purple Sandpiper (3) at St Ives island

MarazionICELAND GULL (juv) still on beach

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK still at Par beach Pool this afternoon

LooeGN Diver (5), Slav Grebe (5) and Black Redstart at Hannafore Point

MarazionWater Pipit on beach still


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