Sunday 20th March 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Truro *GOLDEN EAGLE* over Devoran this morning (Thanks M.Dunford)(Large bird of prey over Portscatho two weeks ago also believed to be this species)

Porthgwarra – HOOPOE still in 2nd field east of Roskestal Farm this morning. Also Chough (2), Wheatear, BT Diver past. (CB Reports)

Penzance WAXWING still at Treneere estate feeding in Cotoneaster on the A30 side of Manor
Way, 30 yards East the subway this morning, showing well (CB Reports and D.Hutchison). Also ROSE-COLOURED STARLING again in gardens at Weethes Cottages this morning, viewable from access road.

HayleICELAND GULL reported this afternoon. Little Gull and Ruff (2) in main channel on estuary at 1130hrs (Thanks B.Mellow/CB Reports)

Sennen – No sign of Glaucous Gull but Ruff flew west and Whimbrel on Cowloe (Thanks V.Stratton et al). Siberian type Chiffchaff (2) and White Wagtail (2) at at Brew Sewage Works

Wadebridge – possible Tundra Peregrine again at Walmsley this morning. Also Tundra Bean Goose (ad) and Pink-footed Goose (3). Eider (2) on Camel Estuary (Thanks J.Thomson-Glover)

Mounts BayVelvet Scoter (1w.drk) still at Kenneggy cove

St IvesSwallow (2) over

St.JustHen Harrier (ringtail) at Bartinney Downs at 1705hrs (Thanks H.Jackson Morris) Chiffchaff (3) singing at Cot Valley (Thanks K.Bealing)

St AustellChiffchaff singing at Charlestown in spinney on coast path east of harbour. Blackcap (male) in garden at Charlestown (Thanks D.Hastilow)

Callington Ring Ouzel (male) at Kit Hill on south side at 1000hrs

PenhaleWheatear in ruins of St Piran Church (Thanks P.Fenn)

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