Wednesday 21st March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley sanctuary from Tower hide this afternoon. Also Siberian type Chiffchaff

Blue-winged Teal, Walmsley (S.Carson)

St Just*NIGHT HERON* (ad) still at Kenidjack Valley still at seaward end along stream

Marazionpossible *NIGHT HERON* reported at Marazion Marsh RSPB along Red River beyond benches at 1730hrs. Also Bittern and Water Pipit still

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (1w) still at Kingsmill Lake in creek this afternoon. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China Fleet Country Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still in bay off seafront. Also GN Diver. Long-tailed Duck off Eastern Green. Purple Sandpiper on rocks at Jubilee Pool. Chiffchaff (3 singing) along lane between Buryas Bridge and Tredavoe early afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

DriftRING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Drift reservoir this afternoon. Also Scaup (drk)

St Austell – RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par beach pool

NanquidnoRing Ouzel (male) at Nanquidno Valley this morning then flew north. Also Crossbill

Newlyn – Black Redstart at Newlyn harbour still

Wadebridge – Black Redstart still on Glen Road

Truro Common Sandpiper and Greenshank on river at Tresillian by Audi garage this evening (Thanks A.Nicholson)

St Ives – No sign of Night Heron at Consols on stream between Consols pool and Bussow Reservoir. Merlin (ad fem) at Buttermilk Hill this morning, Merlin (ad male) this evening (Thanks V.Stratton)

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