Thursday 15th May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

TorpointNIGHTINGALE still singing SW of Torpoint at Tregantle Fort in scrub opposite layby

Polgigga TAWNY PIPIT flew west over Ardensawah Farm at 11.00hrs.

SennenTAWNY PIPIT in field between Brew Pool and Church. GOLDEN ORIOLE in scrub at Brew Pool briefly at 1600hrs then flew south. Also Spotted Flycatcher (5) and Yellow Wagtail.

Stithians  – Red Kite flew south over Chapel Lane this afternoon (Thanks H.Cook)

GwithianWater Pipit at south end of main pool at St Gothian Sands NR this morning also Garganey (pair) this evening on main pool. (Thanks A.Brown et al)

WadebridgeGarganey (drk) at Walmsley Sanctuary still, also Hobby and Little Ringed Plover.

Hayle EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper (1), Little Stint and Med Gull (2x1st sum) from causeway this afternoon.

MarazionArctic Skua offshore this morning.

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