Friday 4th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLACK-WINGED STILT** and **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** at Walmsley Sanctuary still. Curlew Sandpiper on Dinham Flats

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE (2) reported in car park at Kynance Cove at 1730hrs before both flew over clifftop and could not be relocated. (Thanks R.Knowles)

Hayle – GREAT-WHITE EGRET at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway early morning then flew south along River Hayle at 0705hrs

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) still on Gannel Estuary this morning.

PenhalePied Flycatcher (f) at Penhale Dune today. Also good numbers of Whitethroat and Blackcap (Thanks P.Fenn)

RameShort-eared Owl at Rame Peninsular/Penlee Battery today. Also Garden Warbler (2), Whitethroat (10+), Green Woodpecker and good numbers of hirundines. (Thanks N.Cabble)

Short-eared Owl, Penlee Battery (N.Cabble)

Marazion – GN Diver still offshore

BodminCuckoo (3) in vicinity of Temple Trout Fishery today (Thanks RB Girling)

Fowey Cuckoo calling at Menabilly this morning (Thanks R.Boulton)

NanquidnoTurtle Dove in valley this morning (B.Dodd per cbwps)

BudeWheatear (2) at Maer Cliff (Thanks CJK)

St Ives – Wheatear in Barnoon Churchyard (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

Wheatear, Barnoon Churchyard, St Ives (M.Rouncefield)

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