Sunday 11th April 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion*GREAT-WHITE EGRET*again at Marazion Marsh RSPB in flight over main marsh briefly at 0745hrs and viewed in flight on and off through out the day in intervals of c.45min-1 hour. MAP HERE Also Wheatear (2)and Bittern (2). Red Kite (5) over between 1000hrs and 1100hrs. Sandwich Tern (2+) offshore.

The Lizard*BALEARIC WOODCHAT SHRIKE* (male) at Windmill Farm NR from hide at 09.15hrs, again this afternoon tho’ distant. *WOODCHAT SHRIKE* (male) still in Church cove this afternoon, park in Church car park, walk 100 yrds towards cove and view gorse to right of road Map Here

Land’s EndRing Ouzel (3) flew from cycle track towards Trinity Cottages. Pied Flycatcher (male) at trinity Pool and Wheatear (50+)

TruroRed Kite flew SW over Truro at 1050hrs

PorthgwarraRed Kite (4) flew over Roskestal Farm mid morning

NewquayRed Kite flew north near Morrisons at 1220hrs

Cot ValleyRed Kite (4) flew over valley at 1035hrs

HelstonRed Kite flew over near Helston

St.Austell GN Diver (6+) at Black Head

WadebridgeMerlin (fem) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. Water Pipit (2) on Treraven Meadows this afternoon  (Thanks C.Selway)

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