Saturday 12th March 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

The LizardHOOPOE flew west over A3083 just south of Mullion turning. Firecrest (3) at Windmill Farm NR (Thanks I.Maclean)

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still in private garden at Weethes Cottages at bottom of Penalverne viewable from access lane

St.AustellWAXWING in apple tree at Kingfisher Drive, for 3rd day. Sand Martin at Par Beach Pool. Brambling (2) in private garden

Wadebridge probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv), Tundra Bean Goose (ad), Pink-footed Goose (3) and Spoonbill (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary. Sand Martin (21) at Clapper Marshes at 1815hrs, (15) at 1000hrs this morning. Also Green Sandpiper (Thanks Peter et al)

Marazion Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also BT Diver offshore. Velvet Scoter (1w.drk) and Great Northern Divers (2) off Kenneggy Cove

Port IsaacLapland Bunting (4) in bare field between Port Isaac and Port Quin

Gwithian Wheatear (4) at St.Gothian Sands LNR at 1030hrs. Also Sand Martin (10) briefly at 0945hrs

Torpoint Wheatear (3) at Freathy in field near car park at Sharrow point at 1500hrs

Bude Sand Martin (20+) Maer Lake NR early afternoon. Wheatear on cliffs near pepperpot

Perranporth Wheatear (2) at Penhale Sands by old cottage at army camp at 1500hrs

Drift Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) and Whooper Swan (ad) at Drift reservoir still. Jack Snipe at North end

Veryan Chiffchaff at Port Loe (Thanks J.Dalgleish)

Hayle Slav Grebe still at Hayle Estuary RSPB in Carnsew Basin. Also Goosander (5), Grey Plover (5) and Red-breasted Merganser. Grey Plover and Med Gull (2w) at Copperhouse Creek

Sancreed Hen Harrier (male)

Truro Black-tailed Godwit (10) at Tresillian on river opposite Tresemple Pool this afternoon (CB Reports)

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