Monday 25th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Justpossible **IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF** at Kenidjack by cross roads singing from top of sycamore at 1 Nancherrow between 0800-0900hrs, present yesterday (Thanks M.Birch) no sign between 1700-1745hrs (Thanks J.Swann and S.Williams)

The Lizard *BLACK KITE* over Lizard village mid morning. Also seen over Gwavas Farm, near Cadgwith from 1030-1100 and again going north past Cadgwith at noon. (per CBWPS) Lesser Whitethroat and Cuckoo at Windmill Farm. BT Diver (2) and Whimbrel (5) at Kennack Sands. Swift (3) over Cross Lanes (Thanks D.Chaney) Vagrant Emperor (2.male) at Windmill Farm NR on Ruan Pool, please view from old (southern) hide, do not walk around pool (Thanks A.Pay)

Wadebridge - probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE flew over town at 1400hrs. Also Swift (3) (Thanks C.Selway) Whimbrel, many Guillemot, many Razorbill, Manx Shearwater (100s) and Raven (2) between Polzeath and Rumps Point early morning. Also Harbour Porpoise close to The Mouls (Thanks L.Freeland Haynes)

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (ad.drk) still at Stithians reservoir from Stuart Hutchings Hide this afternoon

St Ives Ring Ouzel (4.male), Cuckoo (3) and Jay (2) at  Buttermilk Hill this morning (Thanks V.Stratton)

Land’s EndRing Ouzel, Grasshopper Warbler (3) and Wheatear (3) this morning (Thanks M.Halliday)

Camel EstuaryEider (m+f) feeding in river near Dinham Flats. Also Ringed Plover (c6), Dunlin (6+) and Black tailed Godwit (10+) (Thanks J.Smith)

HayleSpoonbill at Hayle estuary RSPB on main estuary at 1700hrs then flew east (Thanks D.Pierrepont). Sparrowhawk flew over Copperhouse carrying prey (Thanks Sarah Williams)

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