Saturday 3rd May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Nanjizal – *WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER* at seaward end of valley in buckthorn by Faraway Cottage tho elusive. Also *EUROPEAN BEE-EATER* (11+) flew east at 11.10hrs.

The Lizard – *EUROPEAN BEE-EATER*(3) flew in off sea at Predannack head at 11.15hrs then flew towards Mullion. Woodchat Shrike at Kynance Cove on fence between Kynance Farn and Predannack Airfield at 10.00hrs.

Lands EndIcterine Warbler in willows at south end of car park, tho elusive. *EUROPEAN BEE-EATER* (2) flew south at 13.05hrs.

Porthgwarra – *EUROPEAN BEE-EATER* (4) in afternoon (possibly Polgigga Birds?)

Polgigga – *EUROPEAN BEE-EATER* (3) at Bosistow Lane area tho mobile (possibly Porthgwarra Birds?)

HelstonWoodchat Shrike (male) still at south end of Loe Pool between Pool and Tye Rocks SW.637.247.

MarazionHobby over RSPB Marazion Marsh.

WadebridgeWood Sandpiper (2) and Whimbrel (50+) at Dinham Flats.

Stithians Cuckoo reported at Reservoir today (Thanks T.Chipman)

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