Thursday 15th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (1w) still at Kingsmill Lake. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China Fleet Country Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608

Polgigga*NIGHT HERON* (ad) still at Shop Pool by B3315

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) still of Jubilee Pool late morning. Also GN Diver

Sancreed – ICELAND GULL (juv) in ploughed field this evening

Wadebridge ICELAND GULL (ad) on Camel estuary off Tregunna at 1330hrs. Grey Goose sp. (3) flew up river from Rock. Sand Martin (5) at Amble Marshes (Thanks D.Julian and C.Selway). Sand Martin (6+) flew through Guineaport this morning (Thanks W.Delacour)

HayleBlack Redstart near Hawkins motors on Hayle industrial park (Thanks M.Jelf). Ruff still at Hayle estuary RSPB on Ryans Field this morning (Thanks A.McKechnie)

GwithianWheatear at St Gothian Sands LNR

NewquayBlack Redstart (male) on Great Western Beach on cliff above lifeguard hut at 0750hrs

St AustellBlack Redstart (fem) in gardens at rear of Quay Road at 1030hrs (Thanks N.Best)

St IvesHen Harrier (male) hunting around Trevalgan and Buttermilk Hill. Wheatear (2) at Buttermilk Hill. Wheatear (4) and Skylark on territory for first time in 20 years at Wicca Cove (Thanks V.Stratton)

Again no sign of Rock Thrush (fem) at Botallack Head but Black Redstart (3+)

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