Tuesday 16th March 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polbathic*LITTLE BUNTING* again at Sconner lake, (along river Lyhner) feeding in set aside field in hedgerow (opposite Sconner farm) off A374 , at 1640hrs. Please Park Carefully

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* still at Dozemary Pool this morning. Access from Jamaica Inn off A30.

Sennen*CATTLE EGRET* (2) SE of Sennen in fields at Skewjack Farm, tho mobile. Also Iceland Gull (2) , Med Gull (8) and White Wagtail. Long-tailed Duck still off Lifeboat station.

WadebridgeSPOONBILL again at Clapper Marshes this evening

TruroBlack Redstart, Blackcap (2.male, 1.fem) and Great Spotted Woodpecker in Private garden at Tresillian. (Thanks A.Nicholson)

MarazionBittern on pool opposite bench 16:00-16:20 hrs at least. Also Water Pipit, White Wagtail and Little Egret. Med gulls (adult in summer p & 2nd winter) flew over (Thanks D.Flumm)

Port ScathoSlav Grebe and Black-throated Diver offshore today (Thanks M.Jones)

Gribbin Head -  Scandinavian Rock Pipit,  Black Redstart and  Merlin this morning (Thanks C.Selway per Birdforum)

HelstonLong-tailed Duck still on Loe Pool. Also Firecrest (2) at sewage works

DriftWhooper Swan still on reservoir.

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (25) on rocks at Jubilee Pool

GwithianSand Martin through this evening at St.Gothian. Also Tufted Duck (12) and Teal (15) (Thanks T.Twiggs)

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