Friday 6th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports


Redstart, Rosewall Hill St Ives (J.Rowe)

WadebridgeCATTLE EGRET at Walmsley Sanctuary at midday then flew off. Also Sand Martin (30+), House Martin (5+), Swallow (c3), Ruff (8), Peregrine, Willow Warbler (3+) and Pintail (2). White Wagtail (2) at Treraven Meadows (Thanks P & J.Aley). Yellow Wagtail over Wadebridge this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

Camel Estuary – ICELAND GULL off Rock (Thanks D.Julian) ICELAND GULL ((2w) off Beeny Cliffs

Boscastle ICELAND GULL (ad) near Boscastle off Trevalga this afternoon (Thanks H.Kendall)

St IvesMONTAGU’S HARRIER (male) hunting over fields of Trevalgan Farm, Trowan Farm and Hellesveor Farm then flew East over St Ives. (Thanks V.Stratton). Ring Ouzel (4) and Redstart (male), showing well at 1430hrs, no sign of any Ring Ouzel this evening (Thanks J.Rowe and V.Stratton)

Penzance SURF SCOTER (1w drk) offshore near The Gear tho distant

Saltash EGYPTIAN GOOSE at Millbrook still by doctors surgery (Thanks T.Twiggs)

St BrewardCuckoo calling at Rylands (Per D.Dennis)

St AgnesOsprey flew over St Agnes head at 0730hrs

The Lizard Marsh Harrier (imm male) at Windmill Farm (Thanks A.Holmes). Redstart (5 male) at Lizard Downs. Redstart at Lizard Point. Black Redstart at Lizard Village

GoonhavernSwallow (2) flew north over field nearby mid afternoon (Thanks C & J Keast)

PadstowSwallow (4) at Padstow (Thanks M.Taylor)

HayleSandwich Tern (c15) at mouth of Estuary

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