Tuesday 27th December 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool near hide. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park

St Just *GLOSSY IBIS* flew over SW of Chapel Carn Brea heading SW at 1215hrs (Thanks S.Sargeant) (Probably same bird seen at 3pm on Tresco, Isles of Scilly)

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Jubilee Pool this morning. Also GN Diver (4+), Great Skua, possible Sabine’s Gull (ad), Slav Grebe, and Arctic Skua. RING BILLED GULL still on Tolcarne Beach early afternoon. (Thanks B.Dodd).

SennenICELAND GULL (near ad) in fields by A30 opposite Sennen Post Office this afternoon

GwithianRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at St Gothians Sands LNR on main pool

MarazionWater Pipit on beach

NewlynSlav Grebe off Sandy Cove still

SennenHen Harrier (male) over Horizon Fields this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St AustellLittle Gull (ad) at Par beach pool still. GN Diver in Par harbour this morning. BT Diver (7) and GN Diver off Porthpean this afternoon (Thanks D.Julian). Firecrest found dead in garden at Tregrehan (Thanks A.Stewart)

The LizardGreat Skua flew south past Church Cove at 1450hrs

PadstowEider (fem), GN Diver, Great Crested Grebe and Razorbill at estuary (Thanks D.Dennis)

Sancreed - Little Gull (ad) and Med Gull (1w) at Sancreed

Gorran HavenBT Diver (10), Yellow-legged Gull (ad), Great Skua and Kittiwake (61) past between 1045-1145hrs (Thanks D.Payne)

NewlynBlack Redstart (1w male) at harbour

DriftLittle Gull (ad) at Drift reservoir

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