Tuesday 4th January 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance**PACIFIC DIVER** (ad) off Long Rock, in Mounts bay. Also BT Diver. WAXWING still west of A30 at Treneere roundabout at 1500hrs. Grey Phalarope still off Tolcarne beach mid afternoon. Eider (2) and Med Gull (ad) offshore. Purple Sandpiper (30+) by Jubilee Pool (Thanks D.Chaney)

DriftWAXWING flew west over Drift at 1215hrs

Marazion- Grey Plover (6) on beach. GN Diver offshore (Thanks D.Chaney) Bittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Newlyn GN Diver (2) and Common Scoter (5) offshore. Firecrest just south of Newlyn by feeders off coast path (Thanks D.Chaney)

SennenGN Diver, Slav Grebe, Long-tailed Duck (drk), Med Gull (2) and Grey Plover in Sennen Cove (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Wadebridge Water Pipit at Treraven Meadows this morning. Bittern still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also possible Saker or Saker/Peregrine hybrid (imm) images here, here and here (Thanks D.Julian, A.Langdon, C.Selway)

St.IvesHen Harrier (ringtail) at Rosewall Hill

FalmouthBlack Redstart on houses in Killigrew Street this morning (Thanks K.Clark)

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