Tuesday 14th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** at Loe Pool this morning. Also SMEW (redhead), Firecrest (2) and Bittern flew in front of hide and landed in reads on left. Also Goldeneye (M&F). (Thanks P.Aley)

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (1w drk) still at Siblyback Lake at c1130hrs. no sign of drake Smew

MarazionSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Long Rock. Water Pipit on beach by Red River mouth

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

HayleIceland Gull (ad) still on Hayle estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway

NewlynGlaucous Gull (ad) still in harbour

TorpointPale-bellied Brent Goose (12) at St Johns Lake. Sandwich Tern off Torpoint this morning

PorthoustockBlack Redstart (3) at south end of beach this afternoon

CoverackHen Harrier (male) at Crousa Downs this afternoon. Black Redstart near car park at Coverack

FalmouthDark-bellied Brent Goose (2), Sandwich Tern and Med Gull (3 ad) at Gorrangorras creek, Penryn at high tide this morning (Thanks D.Chaney)

Port IsaacHen Harrier (male) between Port Gavern and Treore Farm at 1130hrs. Also Jack Snipe (2) in fields at top of farm (Thanks C.Stevenson)

Carnon DownsYellow-browed Warbler (1+) at sewage works. Also Firecrest (2) (Thanks P.Aley)

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (3) offshore

PolzeathRT Diver and GN Diver off Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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