Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

New Addition to County List?……

We knew it wouldn’t be long before we were inundated with messages about the recent ‘escapees’ on the Hayle Estuary. Hopefully they will disappear with the next high tide! Shame it wasn’t a Tufted Puffin!

Sunday 1st April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE-WINGED TEAL** still at Walmsley Santuary today.

Nanjizal *NIGHT HERON* at Nanjizal Valley, on private land with no general access (Thanks K.Wilson).

St Austell – RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) north of Stithians reservoir at Penhalvean on pond with no general access

Ring-necked Duck, nr Stithians, 010412 (S Rogers)

SennenHOOPOE still at Brew Pool. Also Redstart (fem), Chiffchaff (4) and Willow Warbler (6).(Thanks M.Halliday and V.Stratton) Access east off A30 along track just north of Seaview Holiday Park. ICELAND GULL in field at junction with A30 and B3006. HOOPOE feeding on grounds of Seaview Holiday Park at 1800hrs (Thanks J.Irvine). ICELAND GULL (juv) still in cove on The Cowloe

TruroHOOPOE still at kea in garden by Church Road

Hoopoe, Kea, 010412 (S.Rogers)

Lands EndICELAND GULL (2w) at Lands End. Also Black Redstart

Hayle ICELAND GULL (ad) on Hayle Estuary RSPB off causeway this afternoon

St Ivesunconfirmed report of GOLDEN EAGLE at Rosewall Hill (Thanks M.Mann). Ring Ouzel (4) at Rosewall Hill today, still present late afternoon. Also Ring Ouzel at Amalveor behind derelict cottage.Ring Ouzel (4) and Wheatear (2) at Buttermilk Hill. Redwing (16) and House Martin (3) at Trevalgan Hill this evening (Thanks V.Stratton)

The LizardOsprey flew north over Kennack Sands at 1750hrs

MarazionWater Pipit (sum.plum) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB reserve (Thanks T.Fletcher)

St JustBrambling (male) on feeder at Chapel Carn Brea

Camel EstuaryCommon Tern and Sandwich Tern (9) off Tregirls Beach this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

FalmouthSandwich Tern off Prince of Wales Pier at midday (Thanks M.Stevens)