Wednesday 13th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Hayle *BONAPARTE’S GULL* (1w) on Hayle Estuary RSPBat east end at Copperhouse Creek off Library at 1210hrs then flew NW towards St Ives bay, returned at 1840hrs

Falmouth - PURPLE HERON (ad) still at College reservoir. Also Garganey (2) and Pied Flycatcher (1s.male)

Stithians - RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Stithians reservoir off Southern causeway, displaying to female Tufted Duck Images Here (Thanks S.Rogers)

Wadebridge Merlin, Sedge Warbler (2), Ruff and House Martin at Walmsley  this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway). Spotted Redshank and Black Redstart at Dinham Flats (Thanks W.Delacour)

St JustMerlin at Cot Valley hunting over fields at top end of valley. Many Chiffchaffs along valley bottom and Willow Warblers in Blackthorn (Thanks K.Bealing)

Porthgwarra Great Skua, Arctic Skua, Manx Shearwater (230+), Puffin (5) and Sandwich Tern. Siberian type Chiffchaff in doctor’s garden (cbwps)

St IvesRing Ouzel (3+) still at Buttermilk hill (cbwps)

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