Saturday 28th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge*BLACK-WINGED STILT* at Walmsley Sanctuary this evening and **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley sanctuary. Also CATTLE EGRET and Black Tern (Thanks C.Travis and D.Julian)

St Ives*BLACK KITE* flew east over Buttermilk Hill this morning. Also Wheatear (17), Cuckoo and Green Sandpiper (on pool). Wheatear (21) at Buttermilk this evening. Cuckoo and Merlin at Towednack along with a large fall of other migrants including Willow Warbler (40+), Chiffchaff (15+), Blackcap (25+) and single Sedge Warbler and Jay. (Thanks M. Rouncefield, V.Stratton et al)

BudeNIGHTINGALE early morning at Duckpool Valley. Also Grasshopper Warbler, good numbers of Willow Warblers and Chiffchaff. Also Wheatear (5) on cliff tops and Firecrest reported at top of valley (Thanks H.Kendall)

SennenHOODED CROW east of cycle track in field below Trinity Cottages. Garden Warbler nearby

GodrevyICELAND GULL (2w) again on east side of Godrevy Island today

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) again at Gannel Estuary

Land’s EndBlue-headed Wagtail at Treave Common. Also Redstart

Perranporth Ring Ouzel (f) at Penhale Dunes. Also Wheatear (9). Grasshopper warbler heard at Holywell Bay.(Thanks P.Fenn)

NewquayWhimbrel (87) at East Pentire on pitch and putt. Also Wheatear (9) and Grasshopper Warbler (Thanks S.Rowe)

MarazionWhimbrel (2), House Martin (20+), Common Swift (2) and Sedge Warbler (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning (Thanks M.Curtis)

The LizardWhimbrel at Kynance Cove this morning (Thanks I.Griffiths)

St AustellWhimbrel and Wheatear at Spit Beach/ Par Harbour area. (Thanks R.Davey)

Porthgwarra Redstart at Porthgwarra

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