Thursday 12th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston – **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool from hide. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park. Siberian type Chiffchaff and Firecrest (2+) at sewage works

Wadebridge – possible *GLOSSY IBIS* reported on wetland at Chapel Amble this morning (Thanks S.Franks). Black Redstart (2 male) at Glen Road still. (Thanks C.Selway)

DriftRING-BILLED GULL (1w) at Drift reservoir late afternoon

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (ad drk) still at Par beach pool at 1225hrs, showing well

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Jubilee Pool, then off Long Rock at 1530hrs, showing well. GN Diver (2) also. Long-tailed Duck still off Railway station. Long-tailed Duck off Eastern Green beach. BT Diver (2+) and GN Diver (5) offshore

Carnon DownsYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER and Firecrest still at Carnon Downs

FalmouthYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at south end of Swanvale by Swanpool

Carbis BayICELAND GULL (juv) still offshore

Iceland Gull, Carbis Bay, January (A.McKechnie)

St IvesBLACK GUILLEMOT off St Ives Island (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St JustFirecrest at Cot valley at top end of valley early afternoon

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Water Pipit still on beach

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (25+) still in carrick Roads of Loe Beach

TruroBlack Redstart (2) in garden this morning

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