Saturday 23rd April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard *BLACK KITE* over Croft Pascoe Pool at 1610hrs. Cuckoo, few Whitethroat and Willow Warbler at 1700hrs. WOODCHAT SHRIKE by access road to Windmill Farm reserve. Also HOOPOE near first hide and showing well. Also Wheatear (2). (Thanks R.Castillo Nicholls) Wheatear (2), numerous Whitethroat and Willow Warbler at Caerthillian at 1500hrs. Also Grasshopper Warbler (Thanks D.Hall)

Marazion PURPLE HERON (ad) again this morning at Marazion Marsh RSPB at east end.

FalmouthPURPLE HERON (ad) still at College reservoir on island at 1505hrs. Redstart in garden off Trescobeas Road this afternoon (Thanks D.Chaney)

BudeHOOPOE this morning in private garden at Stibb (Thanks R.Taylor)

Ashton HOOPOE on lawn of private garden at Rinsey this morning

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK still from southern causeway this morning.

WadebridgeLittle Ringed Plover at Treraven Meadows this morning.

Hayle Little Ringed Plover and Curlew Sandpiper from Lelant Saltings platform this morning

PenhaleRing Ouzel (male and female) at Penhale Dunes. Also Wheatear, many Whitethroat. (Thanks P.Fenn)

St IvesRing Ouzel on hillside south of B3306.

WadebridgeSwift over Walmsley this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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