Tuesday 10th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool from hide. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park. EGYPTIAN GOOSE and Little Gull again at Boating Lake Firecrest at Loe Pool. Siberian type Chiffchaff at Helston sewage works. Also Firecrest

St Buryan*COMMON CRANE* just south of St Buryan this morning

St Austell – RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool late afternoon. Water Pipit on Beach

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) off Jubilee Pool this afternoon. Also BT Diver, GN Diver (9) and Brent Goose (3) flew towards Marazion from Jubilee Pool area this morning. Black Redstart (3) on rocks by Train Station. Long-tailed Duck offshore. (Thanks M.Curtis, B.Thomas and M.Rouncefield)

Carbis BayICELAND GULL (3) still in bay today. Also Balearic Shearwater (6+) (Thanks M.Curtis and B.Thomas)

The LizardLAPLAND BUNTING (20+) reported at Lizard Point today.

FalmouthYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at Swanvale NR in trees by pumping station at 1240hrs. Purple Sandpiper (8) at Pendennis Point at Low Tide (Thanks J. St Ledger)

Carnon DownsYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER and Siberian type Chiffchaff (1+) at sewage works (Thanks M.Grantham and I.Maclean)

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Water Pipit on Beach still

Lamorna – Balearic Shearwater (2) off Lamorna cove

Tregonetha DownsHen Harrier (ringtail) and Merlin (3) this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

One thought on “Tuesday 10th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

  1. Chris

    Helston, Bufflehead. I find accessing the hide easier from the boating lake/sewage works car park and walking along the river.

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