Friday 8th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Sennenpossible **PALLID SWIFT** breifly at Trevilley farm at 0930hrs then flew south. *GULL-BILLED TERN* (ad) still at 1100hrs over ploughed field SE of Trevilley farm. Relocated at Lands End, Over pools at Swingates House viewable from moor south of Car Park, then on The Cowloe in Sennen Cove this afternoon For Trevilley farm park only in B3315 layby and follow footpath south to farm then take footpath left. BEE-EATER at Trevilley farm at 1030hrs then flew east towards Skewjack. HOOPOE also at 0950hrs then flew east. Swift (2) and Hen Harrier (2. 1 male) over. Siberian type Chiffchaff (3) still at Brew Sewage works

Helston PURPLE HERON at Loe Pool feeding in reeds (Thanks L.Dudley)

Wadebridge – probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) and Spoonbill (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. Water Pipit at Treraven meadows

Lands EndRedstart along cycle track

FalmouthGarganey (drk and fem) still at College reservoir. no sign of Purple Heron (Thanks J. St Ledger, D.Chaney et al)

Long RockEider (male) and Sandwich Tern (c.11) offshore (Thanks L.Dudley)

Drift Whooper Swan (ad) still at Drift reservoir

St AustellRed-throated Diver still at St Andrews Pool tho appears to be injured (Thanks C.Oates) Wood Warbler singing at Pontsmill (Thanks A.Carey)

Gwithian House Martin over and Whitethroat (4) at St.Gothian Sands LNR (cbwps)

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