Wednesday 9th March 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still behind 15 Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne viewable from access road. Slav Grebe (3) offshore. Purple Sandpiper (23)

Marazion Velvet Scoter (1w.drk) still at Prussia Cove this morning. Also GN Diver and Firecrest

Port QuinLapland Bunting (2) with Skylark (10+) in stubble field east of Port Quin (CB Reports)

Gwithian Wheatear (fem) at St.Gothian Sands LNR in fenced-off area near road at 1700hrs (CB Reports)

St.JustFirecrest in Kenidjack valley

Padstow Red Throated Diver (3), Great Northern Diver (2) and Harbour Porpoise offshore (Thanks C.Selway)

Pendeen Common Tern and Long-tailed Duck (2.fem) off Pendeen watch this morning

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) still at Drift reservoir

Truro Brambling (3) in private garden, 1 in summer plumage (Thanks Sarah Williams)

Wadebridge Water Pipit (3) and Green Sandpiper at Treraven Meadows this afternoon (Thanks D.Julian)

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