ChristmasÂ Day birding highlights in Cornwall include:
St Ives – **SNOWY OWL** (juv) still on moors SW of St Ives, south of B3306. Also Short-eared Owl, Merlin and Hen Harrier. GN Diver (4) in St Ives Bay.
Porthgwarra – Balearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head today.
Helston – RING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Helston Boating Lake this afternoon.
Penzance – Slav. Grebe and BN Grebe still in Sandy Cove.Â Purple Sandpiper (22) on rocks at Jubilee. Pool.
Hayle Estuary – Goosander (fem) on estuary opposite Lelant Station (Thanks P.Jeggo)
Looe – Black Redstart at Millendreath beach (Thanks D.Spooner)