Wednesday 28th 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. EGYPTIAN GOOSE still on Helston boating lake. Possible Siberian type Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Firecrest (2+) at sewage works (Thanks D.Wood)

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still off Jubilee Pool with Common Scoter flock. Also GN Diver (4) and Slav Grebe. RING-BILLED GULL (ad) again at Tolcarne beach by river mouth late morning. Eider offshore. GN Diver off Long Rock car park

SennenICELAND GULL (near ad) still in fields by A30 opposite Sennen Post Office at 1625hrs. GN Diver in cove

Carbis BayBalearic Shearwater (2) and GN Diver (2) in bay

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (52), Manx Shearwater (4) and Great Skua (3) past Pendeen watch between 0830-0930hrs

RockEider (fem) opposite the Rock Inn this morning (Thanks R.Seargent)

MarazionBittern still on Marazion Marsh RSPB. Water Pipit still on beach

LooeBlack Redstart (2) at west end of Hannafore on rocks. Also Med Gull (15), Slav Grebe (3) and Blackcap (male) (Thanks M.Beer)

SancreedLittle Gull (ad) and Med Gull (1w) still

WadebridgePink-footed Goose, Pintail (5), Canada Goose (250+), Pochard, Goldeneye, Shoveler (8), Tufted Duck (3), Wigeon (200+), Teal (60+), Peregrine, Lapwing (40+) and Black Tailed Godwit (12+) at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks T.Potterton)

St Columb MajorMerlin (2+) at Tregonetha Downs this evening (Thanks M.Jones)

Hayle GN Diver and Grey Plover in Carnsew Basin (Thanks J.Emmett)

NewlynBlack Redstart (2) at Sandy cove

PolzeathBalearic Shearwater and Black Redstart at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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