Sunday 2nd May 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Boscastle **WHITE THROATED SPARROW** (male) singing just west of Boscastle in garden of Welltown Manor for second day, showing well SX.088.904. Park in field at SX.098.905. Walk SW along road to public footpath on right, view garden on left. Parking £2. Please follow onsite instructions and respect resident’s privacy. First record for Cornwall. MAP HERE  (Thanks to J Fanshawe for allow viewing and D Julian (CBWPS)  for arranging access and parking.)

HayleRING BILLED GULL (1s) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB on main Estuary. Also Med Gull (3), Bar- tailed Godwit (2) and Black-tailed Godwit (3). Little Ringed Plover on Ryans field (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

The LizardWOODCHAT SHRIKE (fem) still at Bass Point

MarazionPURPLE HERON at Marazion Marsh RSPB

WadebridgeWood Sandpiper still at Walmsley Sanctuary

St.JustIceland Gull (juv) still south of Nanquidno valley this morning tho mobile

Porthgwarra GN Diver (20), Manx Shearwater (250), Whimbrel (30) and Puffin (2) flew past Gwennap Head between 0730hrs and 0930hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

St.IvesTurtle Dove (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

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