Saturday 10th April 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard *WOODCHAT SHRIKE* (male) still in Church cove this afternoon, park in Church car park, walk 100 yrds towards cove and view gorse to right of road Map Here . *BALEARIC WOODCHAT SHRIKE* (male) at Windmill Farm NR just north of Ruan Pool. keep to public rights of way. Also Red Kite (2) flew over Bass Point at 0855hrs

Stithians*GREAT-WHITE EGRET* flew north east over Stithians reservoir late morning. Circled and appeared to land at northern end of reservoir but could be relocated (Thanks D.Eva)

Marazion*GREAT-WHITE EGRET*again at Marazion Marsh RSPB in main marsh until 1045hrs then flew NE, again at 1900hrs (Thanks S.Williams)

FalmouthRed Kite flew over ASDA at 0730hrs

NanjizalRed Kite (2) flew SW over Nanjizal Valley at 1020hrs. Also Shelduck (4) west out to sea (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre)

PolgiggaRed Kite still at Polgiga late morning

SennenRed Kite (2) flew over A30 at 1020hrs. Red Kite (2) flew SW over Skewjack Farm at 1025hrs. Red Kite flew over Sancreed at 1130hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

ParRed Kite nr par, flew SW over St.Blazey at 1050hrs

DriftRed Kite over reservoir mid morning. (Thanks S.Williams)

WiggleRed Kite (4) flew SW over Wiggle at 1130hrs

CarnyorthRed Kite flew north over Carnyorth at 1420hrs

CamborneRed Kite (2) flew east over Beacon at 1600hrs (Thanks K.Martindale)

PenzanceRed Kite flew over NE over Hay Moor 1555hrs

St.IvesBalearic Shearwater (2) flew past St.Ives island. Also Med Gull (3) . Med Gull (ad) in harbour (P.Freestone)

St.Just – Ring Ouzel just SW of St.Just at Bosorne briefly

BotallackManx Shearwater (100+) flew past Botallack this afternoon

Lands EndWheatear (2), Whimbrel, Sand Martin (15), Swallow (5) and White Wagtail (3) (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre)

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