Wednesday 9th November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion - unconfirmed report of possible **WILSON’S SNIPE** at Marazion Marsh RSPB along front edge just west of viewing bay this afternoon. Also Bittern. Grey Phalarope at east end of Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Snow Bunting still on beach. GN Diver offshore

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) again at north end of Loe Pool this morning from Degibna end, tho elusive

Nanjizal *DESERT WHEATEAR* (male) in valley 1/2ml SE of Bosistow Farm still today in bulb field 200 yards beyond Faraway cottage. Take track from entrance to Faraway cottage that runs towards cove. The bird is generally in the ploughed bulb field on your right. Also Short-eared Owl and Merlin over (Thanks D.Jenkins)

St BuryanShort-eared Owl (2) by B3283 just east of village at 1145hrs

TruroYellow-browed Warbler at Carnon Downs opposite sewage works late afternoon (Thanks M.Grantham)

St AustellLittle Gull at Par Beach on pond at 1400hrs

Falmouth Black Redstart at top end of Penryn (Thanks L.Sampson)

Lands EndRing Ouzel

HayleLittle Stint on Hayle estuary RSPB off causeway

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