Tuesday 28th December 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance **PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) off Jubilee Pool at 0917hrs, Seen later off Sandy cove, Newlyn mid afternoon. Also RT Diver, BT Diver (6) and Slav Grebe (2) Pale-bellied Brent Goose still at Tolcarne Beach. Also GN Diver (2) offshore

Newquay Bewick’s Swan (juv) at Porth reservoir early morning

Stithians Bewick’s Swan (7. 4ad, 3 juv) at Stithians reservoir this afternoon

Helston Long-tailed Duck (fem), Goosander (17) and Bittern still at Loe Pool. Also Firecrest (6), 4 by boating lake car park, 1 along footpath at Lower Nansloe Farm and 1 by sewage works.

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) at Drift reservoir

Marazion Bittern (1+) and Water Pipit at Marazion Marsh RSPB. BT Diver offshore

Lostwithiel Bittern on edge of field at Lerryn (Thanks P.Thomas)

Sennen Long-tailed Duck (drk) still in Sennen Cove

Newlyn Grey Phalarope in Sandy cove again. Also Black Redstart and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (ad). Slav Grebe (2), Eider (2), Med Gull and GN Diver offshore (2) (Thanks D.Flumm, CB Reports et al)

Falmouth Black Redstart on Swanpool beach. Med Gull (4) at Swanpool (Thanks D.Chaney)

Gwithian Water Pipit still at St.Gothian Sands NR. Also Black Redstart (2) and Scaup (2) (Thanks A.Nicholson et al)

Porthgwarra Black Redstart

Truro – Avocet at St.Clements

St.AustellBrent Goose (3), GN Diver (2), Eider (8) off Spit Beach. Grey Plover (11), Purple Sandpiper and Scaup (2) in harbour. Grey Plover (2) on river bank. Bittern and Barnacle Goose (2) on Par Beach Pool (St.Austell Baywatch)

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