Daily Archives: April 30, 2012

Monday 30th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

WadebridgeCATTLE EGRET still at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. Also Swift (8) and Otter. Yellow Wagtail (18+) this evening. Redstart (3 male), Yellow Wagtail, Common Sandpiper (2), Whimbrel (33), Yellow-legged Gull (ad) and Swift (4) from Burniere Hide, on Camel Estuary (Thanks C.Selway)

St JustWOODCHAT SHRIKE at Cape Cornwall in 1st and 2nd field east of golf course entrance track this afternoon. WOOD WARBLER in Nanquidno Valley. Pied Flycatcher at Cot Valley

Marazion – possible GREAT WHITE EGRET flew into reed bed at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1045hrs. Also White Wagtail, Whimbrel (50+), Sedge Warbler (3+) and Swift (10+) (Thanks R.Davey)

Newquay ICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary still

Land’s EndRedstart (1 male/3 1st sum), Whinchat (m&f), Wheatear (80+), Whitethroat (12), House Martin (30), Whimbrel (200+) between Treeve Common and Cycle track at Trinity Pool (Thanks M.Halliday)

St IvesHen Harrier, Cuckoo and Ring Ouzel at Eagles Nest this morning (Thanks R.Davey). Wheatear (51) and Whitethroat at Buttermilk Hill/Rosewall Hill this morning, Wheatear (18) (Thanks V.Stratton)

FalmouthWhimbrel (8) on Castle Beach. Also Common Sandpiper (2) (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Drift Scaup still at Drift Reservoir. Also Whimbrel (40+) (Thanks R.Davey)

The Lizard GN Diver (3) flew past Lizard point in 3 hours this morning. Also Whimbrel (51) and Manx Shearwater (5000)

St Austell - Swift (10+) and House Martin (20+) over Par Beach Pool this afternoon (Thanks C.Jewels)

PerranporthSwift over A3075 west of Penhallow at 1000hrs (Thanks R.Copeland)