Saturday 14th March 2009 Cornwall Bird reports

St Ives – No sign of Snowy Owl at Sperris Quoit today but Short-eared Owl (4), Hen Harrier and Sand Martin (7)

Hayle*CATTLE EGRET* (9) still in main channel on estuary this morning, viewed from causeway bridge

Wadebridge RING-BILLED GULL on Camel Estuary at Dinham Flats and Iceland Gull. Water Pipit still at Treraven Meadows NR and Ruff and Sand Martin (30+) at Walmsley Sanctuary.

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL still at Helston Boating Lake today.

Saltash – Spoonbill (2) at Kingsmill Lake today. Also Spotted Redshank (3), Greenshank (10), Bar-tailed Godwit (8), Black-tailed Godwit (1) and Redwing (4) (Thanks R.McCarthy)

NewlynIceland Gull still in Harbour and Black Redstart still at South Harbour

BolventorHawfinch still in Upper Fowey Valey at Ninestones. Walk along track then just before farm view from metal gate on right hand side of shed roof . Nearby, Sand Martin at Siblyback Lake. (Thanks A.Nicholson)

RameFirecrest at Penlee NR today, also Brambling (5) (Thanks A.Huke)

GwithianRing Ouzel (male) again this morning at St Gothian Sands NR but no sign this afternoon. Also Sand Martin (38) and Wheatear (male)

NewquaySandwich Tern off Pentire Point this afternoon (Thanks M.Jones)

Leave a Reply