Tuesday 21st December 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mounts Bay**PACIFIC DIVER** still in Mounts Bay off Marazion west of St.Michael’s Mount late afternoon. Also GN Diver (5), BT Diver (2) and Common Scoter (5)

St IvesAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER again with Golden Plover (700+) at Buttermilk Hill this afternoon (Thanks V.Stratton)

Pendeen WAXWING at Pendeen at 1215hrs but no sign by 1400hrs

Launceston WAXWING (2) at Royden Road in gardens around bottom of Roydon Lane today. (Thanks A.Davey)

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (18) still in Bay. Also Little Gull and GN Diver (9)

Marazion Bittern (7+) and Water Pipit still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Black Redstart and BT Diver (4) and GN Diver (3) offshore this afternoon. BT Diver (4), Black Redstart and Grey Plover (c.20) at Venton Cove

Camel EstuarySpoonbill (3), Grey Plover (10) and Water Pipit on Dinham Flats this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Durgan Black-necked Grebe (4) on Helford river off Durgan this morning

Wadebridge Black Redstart still on Glen road (Thanks C.Selway)

Penzance Velvet Scoter (2) off Jubilee Pool. Slav Grebe also

Helston Long-tailed Duck (fem) still at Loe Pool. Also Goosander (24). Bittern (2) at northern end

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir. Also “OEB” Greylag

St.JustSiberian type Chiff-chaff still at Kenidjack. Also Firecrest

St.Austell Goosander (fem) at St Andrew’s Pool. Bittern again at Par Beach Pool. GN Diver (2) in bay tho distant. Eider (2.fem) off the harbour wall (St Austell Baywatch)

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