Monday 7th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

BudeGREEN-WINGED TEAL at Maer Lake today. Also Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff and Green Sandpiper. Also Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler (2) and Grasshopper Warbler at Duckpool (Thanks H.Kendall)

The LizardBEE-EATER heard only at Caerthillian at midday

St JustGOLDEN ORIOLE at Cot valley at mill entrance this morning. Whimbrel (24) on Airfield at 1113hrs

St Ives – GOLDEN ORIOLE (male) on gorse at Buttermilk Hill, eventually flew down to Holmans Moors. Also Cuckoo (4) and Wheatear (18). Willow Warbler several, Chiffchaff (5), Blackcap (6), Whitethroat (8+) and Wheatear (8) at Holmans Moors. Cuckoo (2) at Amalveor Moors.
Whimbrel (72), Wheatear (9), Whitethroat (12+), Blackcap (17), Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler several and Chiffchaff several at Trevail Valley (Thanks V.Stratton)

PendeenWhimbrel (12) in Lower Fields at Manor Farm at 0930hrs. Wheatear at Boat Cove at 1000hrs (Thanks D.Webb)

St AustellWhimbrel (15) in Spit Beach/Par harbour area (Thanks R.Davey)

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