Tuesday 28th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool today. Also Merlin at Degibna car park and Bittern at Loe Pool (Thanks N.Cabble)

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* at Kingsmill Lake still at 1340hrs from 2nd hide, showing well. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China Fleet Country Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608. Avocet (20+) at Cargreen (Thanks H.Kendall)

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach pool at 1400hrs. Goosander at St Andrew’s Pool this afternoon. Great Crested Grebe (6) offshore. Common Scoter (2 drk) off Porthpean  (Thanks J.Lander and D.King)

NewquayICELAND GULL (juv) on Gannel Estuary

SennenICELAND GULL (ad) in Sennen Cove on The Cowloe this afternoon

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) still early afternoon in harbour, tho mobile (Thanks G.Hobin)

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Jubilee Pool. Also Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe and GN Diver. Purple Sandpiper (45) on outer wall of lighthouse pier at 0945hrs

WadebridgeWater Pipit at Treraven Meadows still this morning

FalmouthGreen Sandpiper and Green Woodpecker at Swanvale NR near disused pumping station (Thanks J.St Ledger)

ZennorFirecrest (2), Chiffchaff (4) and Long Tailed Tit (18) in Foage Valley. Golden Plover (42), Meadow Pipit (124) and White Wagtail at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

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