Thursday 23rd February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston - **BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool

Hayle - KUMLIEN’S GULL (2w), ICELAND GULL reported and GLAUCOUS GULL (1w) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant station, roosting on sandbank from 1500hrs until c1620hrs (Thanks D.King). ACROCEPHALUS WARBLER SP. in bushes along Foundary Lane opposite wooden offices briefly 

Newlyn - GLAUCOUS GULL (ad) commuting between harbour and west end of Tolcarne Beach between 1030-1200hrs (Thanks D.King)

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) and Med Gull (6) on Gannel Estuary still late afternoon (Thanks S.Rowe)

Carnon Downs – Yellow-browed Warbler still at sewage works. Also Siberian-type Chiffchaff and Firecrest

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (6) by Jubilee Pool at 0940 hrs (Thanks D.King)

MarazionWater Pipit on beach by Red river between 1345-1445hrs (Thanks D.King). Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Siberian type Chiffchaff in dog walking area

LooeGN Diver off Banjo Pier (Thanks C.JK)

No sign of Lesser Scaup at Trenance boating lake, Newquay

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