Thursday 17th February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bodmin Moor **LESSER SCAUP** (drk) still at Dozmary pool at 1500hrs. Access south of A30 at Bolventor (Thanks D.King)

St.Winnow – CATTLE EGRET still by Fowey estuary at St.Winnow in cattles field by footpath near church. Follow footpath by cottage just before church through 2 gates, up hill 100yards to view cattle field to left. (Thanks C.Selway)

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne at 0810hrs (Thanks H.Jackson Morris). Purple Sandpiper (25) and Black Redstart by Jubilee Pool. GN Diver offshore

HelstonWAXWING again in private garden all day (Thanks J.Hibbert) Long-tailed Duck (fem) still at Loe Pool

Newquay Goosander (5) at Porth reservoir late afternoon (Thanks D.King)

Tehidy Willow Tit (4+) at Tehidy CP this afternoon (Thanks P.Roberts)

Camel EstuaryShelduck (40+) at Pinkson Creek. Also nearby, Kingfisher at Dennis Cove by pond (Thanks J.Walters)

St.AustellBT Diver (28), GN Diver (15), Eider (5), Great-crested Grebe (15) and Common Scoter (25). Black Redstart at Spit beach. Goosander (12) at St.Andrews pool (Thanks C.Selway)

Lostwithiel Bittern at marsh below Restormel castle (Thanks C.Selway)

Falmouth Great-crested Grebe at Swanpool at c1300hrs (Thanks C.Matta)

St.IvesBlack Redstart (fem) near bowling green (Thanks L.Williams)

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