Friday 30th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool. RED KITE over Eden Project at 1400hrs (Thanks A.Dawson)

SennenHOOPOE still at Brew Pool today. Access east off A30 along track just north of Seaview Holiday Park. Hen Harrier over Treve Common.

Connor DownsHOOPOE in cow field for c20mins at 1645hrs then flew East (Thanks L.Spence)

TruroHOOPOE 1.5m SW of Truro at Kea in garden by Church Road at 5pm.

NewquayGLAUCOUS GULL (1w) again on Gannel Estuary today. Also Willow warbler. (Thanks S.Rowe) ICELAND GULL also present at 1700hrs. Also RED KITE over Newquay this afternoon (Thanks D.Grose)

MarazionWater Pipit still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Little Ringed Plover and House Martin also (Thanks P.Smale)

The LizardBlack Redstart (2) along coastal path between Caerthillian Cove and Lizard Point. Also Wheatear. (Thanks J.Scotford, W.Chegwidden and D.Chaney)

TintagelManx Shearwater (10+) offshore (Thanks C.Selway and D.Julian)

The Lizard – Black Redstart on lawn inside The Lizard Lighthouse enclosure this afternoon (Thanks B.Hawker)

Swallows and Sand Martins reported from numerous locations today (Thanks P.Crispin et al.)

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