Wednesday 4th January 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool at north end from hide. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park (Thanks M.Curtis and D.King)

MarazionICELAND GULL (Juv) on beach by Red River mouth still this afternoon. Also Water Pipit

Carbis BayICELAND GULL (3) in bay. Also Little Auk, Great Skua, GN Diver (4), Balearic Shearwater (10+),  and Arctic Skua

DriftEGYPTIAN GOOSE at Drift reservoir with Canada Geese

FalmouthRING-NECKED DUCK(drk) still at College reservoir at 1445hrs, present 2 days. YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at Swanvale NR just beyond pumping station at 1430hrs, showing well. Purple Sandpiper (7) at Pendennis point. Med Gull(2w) on rocks at Gyllyngvase beach. Whimbrel near Swanpool (Thanks D.Chaney)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PenzanceBT Diver and Eider off Jubilee Pool early afternoon. GN Diver and Eider off Wherrytown

NewlynGN Diver off Sandy Cove

Hayle  – Med Gull (22) on Hayle Estuary RSPB (cbwps)

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