Monday 18th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion *BEE-EATER* lingering at Marazion Marsh RSPB early morning then flew east. PURPLE HERON (ad) still

Hayle BONAPARTE’S GULL (1w) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway this morning

Treen WOODCHAT SHRIKE (2), 1 in field just west of campsite and 1 3 fields SW of campsite along footpath to Porthcurno

Wadebridge - probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) flew over Guineaport from Treraven at c1900hrs, also at Walmsley this evening. Avocet (2) flew through Walmsley this afternoon then landed on Dinham Flats. Also Spotted Redshank (Thanks A.Langdon, W.Delacour and D.Julian)

The LizardHOOPOE at YHA (Thanks C.Leemar)

Stithians RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Stithians reservoir

Padstow –  Wheatear (10+) , Whitethroat (5+) , Willow Warbler (4+) at Stepper point this morning (Thanks C.Selway) Hobby over (Thanks D.Julian)

Porthgwarra BT Diver past Gwennap Head this morning

St JustHawfinch (2. m+f) at Cot Valley feeding in trees beside stream (Thanks K.Bealing)

Goss MoorGrasshopper Warbler singing next to Goss Moor Cycle trail between Toads Hole and St Dennis this morning (Thanks L.Andrew)

Sennen Sandwich Tern (12), Wheatear and Rock Pipit (3) in Sennen Cove (Thanks R.Castillo Nicholls)

Montagu’s Harrier, Croft Pascoe, 170411. Thanks J.Chapple

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