Daily Archives: April 23, 2012

Monday 23rd April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge – **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon. Also CATTLE EGRET, Whimbrel (2) and Sedge Warbler (Thanks C.Selway). Hobby flew over Treraven Meadows (Thanks W.Delacour)

Newquay ICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary still. Also Common Sandpiper at Watergate Bay. (Thanks B.Ryde)

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) in fields between Ecsalls and Tregiffian. Also Grasshopper Warbler (6), Sedge Warbler, Whimbrel and good numbers of Swallows (Thanks J.Young)

FalmouthPomarine Skua (2 pale morph) flew west past Pendennis Point at 0945hrs. Also Whimbrel (33), Golden Plover (c50), Bonxie (3), Manx Shearwater (1000+), Sandwich Tern (13) and possible Long-tailed Skua (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesWheatear (12), Raven (4), Buzzard (4) and Swallow small passage at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

St JustGrasshopper Warbler (2) and Cuckoo at Nanquidno. Also House Martin (2) at Cot Valley and Grasshopper Warbler at Little Hendra (Thanks J.Young)