Monday 3rd May 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Boscastle No Sign of **WHITE THROATED SPARROW** (male) singing just west of Boscastle in garden of Welltown Manor all day.  SX.088.904. Park in field at SX.098.905. Walk SW along road to public footpath on right, view garden on left. Parking £2, Donations welcome. Please follow onsite instructions and respect resident’s privacy. First record for Cornwall. MAP HERE

Two images of the White-throated Sparrow from yesterday, Thanks John Rowe

Porthcurno – BEE-EATER at Porthcurno briefly this morning

HayleRING-BILLED GULL (1s) still at Hayle estuary on main estuary this afternoon

PorthgwarraGreat Northern Divers (9) NW (08:00-09:30hrs), Manx Shearwater (c1000) feeding offshore, Puffin (1) flew east, Whimbrel flew west, Swift and Wheatear (6) on moor. (Thanks D.Flumm)

MarazionGarganey still at Marazion Marsh RSPB and Med Gull (2)

Lands EndBlue-headed Wagtail (male) between Sennen and Lands End, on cycle track at Trinity pool. no sign of Black-headed Wagtail

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