Sunday 4th May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Penzance – *CATTLE EGRET* (9) still in fields at Boscreege Farm near Newmill. Purple Sandpiper (36+) on beach by jubilee pool.

Bude – *CATTLE EGRET* at Maer Lake early morning

Sennen Iceland Gull (2w) in Cove and Purple Sandpiper (3)

Lands EndIcterine Warbler still in willows south of car park, tho elusive, also Turtle Dove (3)

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Record shots of Icterine Warbler at Lands End (Photos:R.Menari)

NewquayGolden Oriole West Pentire at Porth Joke, flew to top of valley at 08.30hrs.

Nanquidno Redstart (fem) just east of Nanquidno Farm this morning, also White Wagtail.

MarazionArctic Tern (2) and GN Diver (2) offshore this morning.

Rame HeadWhitethroat (4), Linnet (2), Yellowhammer (4), Stonechat (1), Chiffchaff (1) and Fallow Deer (4) this morning. (Thanks J.Batey)

Wadebridge – *CATTLE EGRET* at Walmsley Sanctuary at 17.00hrs. Whimbrel (132+) at Dinham Flats this evening.

NewlynIceland Gull still in harbour this afternoon

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