Thursday 3rd February 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion**PACIFIC DIVER** still off Longrock today. Also Bittern on Longrock Pool

St.Austell *BLACK KITE* flew west over the A390 at Hewas Water at 1630hrs. Probably the same seen briefly above trees at Kingswood, Mevasgissey, late afternoon (Thanks R.Stafford). Bewick’s Swan (ad) still at Par Beach Pool this morning

GwithianRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St Gothian Sands LNR.

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne at 0820hrs (Thanks H.Jackson-Morris)

Wadebridge – probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) form calidus or tundrius  still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Spoonbill (2), Bean Goose, Pink-Footed Goose (3), Barnacle Goose (17) and Med Gull (ad) (Thanks C.Selway et al)

Carbis BayLittle Gull (1w) in bay early morning but no sign at midday. (CB Reports). Little Gull (2w) and Goosander (17) in bay early afternoon (Thanks D.Parker)

NewquayBrambling in private garden at St Columb Major today (Thanks D.Dennis)

Camel EstuaryGreat-crested Grebe (pr) on estuary near Dennis Cove (Thanks J.Walters)

Hayle –  Med Gull (3) and Goosander (7.redhead) off Lelant Station. Med Gull (3) and Slav Grebe in Carnsew Basin

DriftGreenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir

LooeSiberian type Chiffchaff still at Hannafore point

StithiansBlack Redstart again at Stithians reservoir by dam car park 

St.JustBlack Redstart (2) at Porth Nanven.

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