Thursday 3rd May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge – **BLACK-WINGED STILT** still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1355hrs

St JustWOODCHAT SHRIKE still at Cape Cornwall in fields between Boswedden House and entrance to the golf club. ICELAND GULL at the junction of A30 and B3306 at Kerrow Farm this afternoon. Cuckoo (3m) at Bartinney Down this afternoon. Wheatear (c12) also (Thanks K.Bealing)

Newquay ICELAND GULL (3w) still on Gannel Estuary this evening. Whimbrel (3) at Whitsand Bay Golf Club from coastal path (Thanks D.M Bath)

The LizardGOLDEN ORIOLE (male) on approach to Windmill Farm, tho mobile at 1700hrs. Turtle Dove at Windmill Farm at 0800hrs (Thanks I.Griffiths)

BudeHOOPOE at Woodford Morwenstow at 0615hrs and 1830hrs (Thanks A.Rowland)

Hoopoe, Morwenstow (A.Rowland)

Bodmin Moor ICELAND GULL (nr ad) at Crowdy reservoir briefly at 1430hrs, then flew east at 1550hrs. GOLDEN ORIOLE (male) singing from hide early morning. Also Common Sandpiper (6), Whimbrel (13), Wheatear (25+) and Grasshopper Warbler. OSPREY over at 1130hrs. Wheatear (50+) and Whimbrel (10) at Davidstow Airfield (Thanks B.Craven)

PortreathOSPREY flew over North Cliffs towards Portreath at 1100hrs. Also Wheatear (10+), Whitethroat (4), Swallow (30+) and Swift (10+) (Thanks A.Holmes)

LauncestonCuckoo heard at Landreyne, Coads Green at 1355hrs (Thanks P.Mallett)

MarazionWhimbrel (8) feeding on pasture land in Green Lane West (Thanks J.South). GN Diver offshore

St AustellWhimbrel (40+) flew from fields at Polmear towards Par Beach this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

PadstowWhimbrel (30+) in field next to Trivisker Garden Centre (Thanks P.Barlow)

St IvesCuckoo (3 male), Wheatear (12), Whitethroat and Swallow (80+) at Buttermilk Hill. Swallow (150), House Martin (40+) and Swift (18) at Burthallan Lane at 1700hrs, then flew NW out over sea. Swallow (300+), House Martin (20+) and Sand Martin (35) feeding low over Hellesveor Moors at 1930hrs (Thanks V.Stratton). Cuckoo (2), Wheatear (10+), Whitethroat and Numerous Swifts and Swallows at Rosewall Hill (Thanks A.Holmes)

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  1. adam holmes

    North Cliffs this morning…….Osprey flew over towards portreath at 1100 hrs, Wheatear,(10+) Whitethroat (4), swallows (30+)and Swift (10+) linnet (20+) raven and a pair of Peregrine Falcons

    Rosewall Hill- 2 cuckoos from 2-4pm, Wheatear (10+), raven (2) , whitethroat and Numerous Swallows and Swifts

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