Thursday 9th December 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Truro WAXWING (2) near Cathedral at edge of shoppers car park at 0815hrs, still present at 1130hrs opposite Ganges restaurant

Hayle WAXWING (2) at west end of Copperhouse creek on north side along King Georges V Memorial walk on bushes opposite swimming pool. (Thanks P.Jeggo) Curlew Sandpiper on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 Causeway

MarazionBittern (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning.Also Water Pipit. Black Redstart (2) on seafront. GN Diver (3), BT Diver (2), Slav Grebe and RT Diver (6) offshore

HelstonLong-tailed Duck (fem) at loe Pool at SW end at 1100hrs. Yellow-legged Gull (1w) at Helston boating lake this afternoon

Sennen Long-eared Owl flew over Escall’s Chapel this evening

Feock Black-necked Grebe (25+) and GN Diver (2) off Loe beach

Carbis BayRed-necked Grebe and BT Diver in Carbis Bay at 1545hrs

Torpoint Black-necked Grebe (2) at St.John’s Lake viewed from Chapeldown road at 1630hrs

PerranworthalBittern flew down creek and settled on marsh briefly this morning (Thanks A.Hadnam)

ParGoosander at Par Duck Pond this morning (Thanks L.Thompson). Slav Grebe (5) off St.Austell. Firecrest at Par at Spit beach

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