Thursday 2nd February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard**BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/1st w) on Croft Pascoe Pool today.

Wadebridge*GLOSSY IBIS* (1w) still at Chapel Amble in flooded field opposite Chapel Amble car park. Black Redstart still on Glen Road (Thanks C.Selway)

Helston – SMEW (redhead) still at Loe Pool in Carminowe Creek at south end, showing well. No sign of Bufflehead, but Goldeneye (fem), Great-crested Grebe (7) and Goosander (4). No sign of Swallow at boating lake. Siberian type Chiffchaff at Helston sewage works

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (juv) in harbour still this afternoon

Glaucous Gull, Newlyn (A.McKechnie)

SennenGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) in Sennen Cove on The Cowloe this afternoon

Gwithian ICELAND GULL (2w) at St Gothian Sands today.

MarazionRING-BILLED GULL (ad) reported. Bittern at west end at Long rock pool. Water Pipit still on beach

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (ad drk) still at Par Beach Pool

PenzanceYellow-legged Gull at Tolcarne (Thanks G.Hobin)

Gerrans BayHen Harrier (ringtail) at Nare Head today on farmland above Paradoe Cove. Also Black Redstart (3), and in the bay Common Scoter (10), Black-throated Diver (7), Great Northern Diver and Slavonian Grebe (3) (Thanks D.Hall)

PonsanoothSiberian type Chiffchaff at sewage works (Thanks M.Grantham)

Carnon DownsYellow-browed Warbler (1+), Siberian type Chiffchaff, Firecrest and Chiffchaff (45) at sewage works. Green Sandpiper also (Thanks P.Liddle and M.Grantham)

ProbusBlack Redstart in private garden at Hicks Close today (Thanks S.Wilcock)

St Columb MajorBlackcap (m+f) in garden (Thanks D.Dennis)

CamborneBlackcap (3) in private garden at Camborne (Thanks P.Dinning)

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