Saturday 9th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Penzance probable NORTHERN HARRIER just NW of Bodrifty flew south over moor at 1900hrs. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (1w.male) still around Weethes Cottages. view from lane behind Alphington House Registry office. Respect residents privacy.

Sennen*GULL-BILLED TERN* (ad) still over ploughed field SE of Trevilley Farm at 0920hrs and again at 1215hrs, commuting between here and The Cowloe, Sennen cove. For Trevilley farm park only in B3315 layby and follow footpath south to farm then take footpath left. MAP HERE. House Martin (3) over (CB Reports et al) Siberian type Chiffchaff (2) and Hen Harrier at Brew Sewage works

Polgigga SHORT-TOED LARK in fields north of Arden-Sawah Farm at 1300hrs then flew north towards Bosistow

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (ad.drk) still today off southern causeway at reservoir.

The LizardHOOPOE at Church cove around farm at midday. Blue-headed Wagtail (male) in ploughed field at 1030hrs. Marsh Harrier (1.fem/imm) at Windmill Farm NR (Thanks I.Maclean)

Porthgwarra Whinchat

NewquayRed Kite (2) over Trevarrian this morning (Thanks D.Hodd)

St AustellCuckoo calling at Carloggas downs (Thanks M.Whittaker)

Towednack Cuckoo, Swallow (10+), House Martin and Sand Martin (3). Wheatear (32) at Buttermilk hill  this morning (Thanks V.Stratton et al)

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