Friday 16th May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Torpoint NIGHTINGALE still singing at Tregantle Fort this evening. (Thanks C.Buckland)

Sennen TAWNY PIPIT still in field 1/2 ml SE of Sennen, from A30, 300yrds NE of School turn SE then first right for 250yrds and park by sharp left bend. Then take footpath west to ploughed field to view SW.362.258.

LiskeardRed Kite over Tremar at 11.00hrs, flew towards Caradon Hill (Thanks R.Rowan)

Lands End Hobby, Spotted Flycatcher (10+) and Tree Pipit (2) this morning.

St LevanWood Warbler west of church in Sallows by turning circle this morning.

Polgigga Marsh Harrier (fem) flew west over Polgigga at 11.05hrs

Gwithian Little Tern at St Gothian Sands NR this morning. Also Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear (3) but no sign of any Garganey.

Wadebridge Garganey (drk), Wood Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover and Yellow Wagtail at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. (Thanks D.Julian)

Marazion – Iceland Gull flew west past Marazion at 10.35hrs.

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