Monday 2nd May 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Hayle*AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER* still this morning on estuary, showing well. Also *BONAPARTE’S GULL*, Curlew Sandpiper and Hobby over. Also Common Sandpiper (4+), Whimbrel (6+) and Dunlin with orange and green rings and satellite tracking ariels fitted. Wheatear (6) on Ryans Field.

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Wadebridge – probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

SennenTurtle Dove at Mayon

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (31) on seafront

Bodmin MoorRedstart, Reed Bunting, Ringed Plover, Nuthatch and Treecreeper (Thanks D.Dennis)

GwithianWheatear (6+) and Common Sandpiper (2) at St Gothian Sands this morning. Whinchat (fem)

LooePom Skua (ad) flew west past Hannafore Point at 1315hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (2) and Manx Shearwater (4) flew west at 1400hrs. Wood Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit (19) and Little Tern west between Looe island and beach

Mawgan Porth - Black Redstart on cliffs at Bedruthen Steps at c1800hrs (Thanks  R.Castillo Nicholls)

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