Friday 7th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Plenty of Swallows, Sand and House Martins back in the county today. Thank you for all of your reports.

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PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel again this morning at Boat Cove

Camel Estuary Cattle Egret (7) and Little Egret (56) roosted on Camel Estuary this evening (Thanks D.Julian) Also Red Kite over today (A.Gordon via Twitter)

NewquayCattle Egret (7) on south side of Penpol Creek this evening

Wadebridge Great White Egret at Amble Marshes this morning. Also Little Ringed Plover (3) (Thanks D.Julian/C.Selway)

St JustWoodchat Shrike at Cot Valley. Also male Stonechat showing characteristics of Continental race S.t.rubicola at Chapel Carn Brea (Thanks D.Flumm and P.St Pierre)

HayleOsprey at Hayle Estuary at 1630hrs. Also Iceland Gull (2), Spoonbill (2) and Little Gull. Red Kite over Ventonleague at 1330hrs (Thanks M.Halliday, M.Cluff and J.Rutter)

Nanquidno Red Kite circled then flew east at 1135hrs (probably bird seen earlier at Land’s End) (Thanks D.Flumm and P.St Pierre)

Polgigga – Red Kite (2) over Roskestal at 1105hrs then over Lands End. Yellow-browed Warbler again at Little Trethewey (Thanks M.Wallace and K.Wilson)

Falmouth Red Kite over Boslowick at 1700hrs mobbed by Gulls. (Thanks A.Williams)

Penzance Iceland Gull (1w) at Wherrytown (Thanks D.Flumm)

Sancreed Ring Ouzel (male) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

LiskeardFirecrest in private garden at Liskeard today (Thanks D.Julian)

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