Daily Archives: May 6, 2012

Sunday 6th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bude**GREEN-WINGED TEAL** at Maer Lake. Also Ruff, Common Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit (3), Dunlin (24) and Gadwall (2) (Thanks A.Roberts)

The Lizard*BLACK KITE* briefly near Cadgwith (Thanks G.Willetts) .Turtle Dove at Church Cove between lane and lifeboat drive this morning (Thanks M&A Lord)

Black Kite, The Lizard (G.Willetts)

Rame - *NIGHTINGALE* (male) singing at Penlee NR

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (juv) in Sennen Cove on beach this morning then flew north

DavidstowLittle Ringed Plover at Crowdy Reservoir this morning. Also Ringed Plover (4), Dunlin (3), Whimbrel (9), Common Sandpiper (3) and Wheatear (20+). (Thanks B.Craven)

The LizardTurtle Dove at Church Cove between lane and lifeboat drive this morning (Thanks M&A Lord)

TrewellardWhimbrel (70+) in field near Levant Mine. Also Cuckoo and Wheatear (10+) Cuckoo calling at Porth Meor and Grasshopper Warbler at Bosigran Engine House(Thanks M.Jones)

Bodmin MoorCuckoo calling at Roughtor today (Thanks K.Batory)

Newquay - Merlin at Porth Joke today. Whinchat at East Pentire (Thanks S.Rowe and P.Harris)

PenzanceEider (drk) at Chyandour at 1745hrs (Thanks D.King)

Lands EndCuckoo (heard) on cliffs between Lands End and Sennen (Thanks J.Price). Cuckoo (heard) at from cycle path. Whimbrel (40+) and Ring Ouzel (fem) at Trinity pool. (Thanks R.Davey).

St AustellWhite Wagtail at Par beach pool this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

PorthgwarraCuckoo (heard) at Porthgrawra on moor near stone wall (Thanks R.Davey). GN Diver (3) past Gwennap Head

St IvesWhimbrel (22) in fields at Bussow Coarse Fishery. Cuckoo on wires at Towednack near B3311 junction (Thanks R.Davey). Black Redstart along cycle track

Nanquidno – Whimbrel (300+) in valley this morning

Wadebridge - Whimbrel (7) and Common Swift (40+) at Walmsley Sanctuary this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

Black Kite (heavily cropped) (G.Willetts)