Tuesday 13th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Just – Unconfirmed report of **RUFOUS-TAILED ROCK THRUSH** (fem) seen three times in flight at Car Vellan Cliff, Trewellard this afternoon SW.364.361. Also Wheatear (2 male). *NIGHT HERON* (ad) at seaward end of Kenidjack Valley on branch by stream opposite chimney this afternoon (Thanks D.Hutchinson).Also GLAUCOUS GULL on beach at Kenidjack this morning before flying north.

Night Heron, Kenidjack Beach (A.McKechnie)

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (1w) still at Kingsmill Lake. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China Fleet Country Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach pool today (Thanks D.King)

Penzance – SURF SCOTER (1w drk) off Jubilee Pool still. Also Slav Grebe and Long-tailed Duck still in bay. Purple Sandpiper (20) still on rocks by Jubilee Pool

HayleSpotted Redshank on Ryan’s Field this morning. Also Med Gull (2) off causeway

MarazionBittern this morning at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PorthgwarraNorthern Wheatear at Porthgwarra today (Thanks S.Crummay)

FalmouthFirecrest at College reservoir near entrance at Argal reservoir end at 1500hrs

Gwithian Ruff at St Gothian Sands NR today (per cbwps)

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