Saturday 24th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge – **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary from Tower Hide

St Ives *NIGHT HERON* at Consols Pool still this evening tho very elusive. Ring Ouzel (3 male) and Linnet (21) at Buttermilk Hill. Sandwich Tern (3) at Porthmeor Beach (Thanks V.Stratton). Sand Martin over St Ives Island at midday (Thanks K.Dalziel)

Polgigga – HOOPOE (2) at Higher Bosistow Farm this morning tho mobile, still this evening. From B3315 turn towards Porthgwarra, Park at Raftra Farm entrance and take footpath west, right of path to Lower Bosistow Farm and view Right before farm entrance. Also Hen Harrier and Black Redstart

Cubert – HOOPOE at various locations around Cubert village today (Thanks R.Williams)

SancreedRED KITE over minor road between Sancreed and Tremethick Cross. Green Sandpiper and Willow Warbler at Drift Reservoir. Also Scaup still near dam.(Thanks G.Hobin)

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) off Wherrytown at 0810hrs tho distant

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (juv) still in field near B3306/A30 junction. Black Redstart (6) and White Wagtail (2) at Mayon Cliff

St JustICELAND GULL (3,  ad and 2 juv)by B3306 at Kerrow Farm in Field SW.380.275

Marazion – Water Pipit still on beach at mouth of Red River

LostwithielBlack Redstart in private garden at Penpoll Grange (Thanks W.P.M Day)

Bude House Martin (5) above Northcott Mouth at 1400hrs (Thanks M.Stritch)

NewlynRaven on centre pier in harbour at c1600hrs (Thanks G.Hobin)

The Lizard Black Redstart between Tregowris and Menifters on road side hedge (Thanks N.Berry)

HelstonBittern at Sithney Green in stream on side of Lane (Thanks A.Wiltshire)

Hayle Sandwich Tern (11) seen from Hayle Beach today (Thanks G & L Carr)

No sign of Night Heron at Polgigga or Kenidjack

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