Sunday 18th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) flew into Walmsley sanctuary this morning, viewed from Tower hide, tho elusive. For 2+ days. Water Pipit at Egloshayle rugby club (Thanks D.Julian). Hen Harrier and Merlin (3+) at Rosenannon Downs this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

St Ives*NIGHT HERON* again at Consols Pool on small stream that feeds pool. (Thanks V.Stratton)

Polgigga*NIGHT HERON* (ad) still by B3315 at duckpond on island at 1215hrs, showing well

Night Heron, Polgigga (A.Hugo)

The Lizard - *ALPINE SWIFT* still over Lizard village at 1605hrs, then flew from near Caethillian cove over green towards Church Cove at 1728hrs. Also Swallow

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (juv) in field by road at Skewjack Farm

Newquay – ICELAND GULL (2. Juv+3w) still on Gannel Estuary this morning.

Mousehole – ICELAND GULL (juv) off Mousehole on St Clement Isle this evening

SancreedICELAND GULL (juv) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

St Just ICELAND GULL (2w) at Jericho Farm

St Austell – RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool

Carnon Downs - Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Sewage works

DriftScaup (drk) still at Drift reservoir

PerranporthBlack Redstart (3), 1 by MOD house and 2 on fence by MOD road. Wheatear and Raven (2) also between 0730-0900hrs (Thanks P.Fenn)

PenzanceEider on rocks off Battery Rocks at 1730hrs, later flew off towards Eastern Green (Thanks D.Hitchison)

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (2 ringtail) at roost this evening

PolzeathWheatear (3), Black Redstart (2) and Common Scoter (2) at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

FalmouthBlack Redstart (2) on Castle Beach

NewlynBlack Redstart (male) at Sandy Cove

Night Heron, Polgigga (K.Bell)

Again no sign of Lesser Yellowlegs at Kingsmill Lake, Saltash

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