Wednesday 20th April 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Gwithan *BONAPARTES GULL* at St Gothian Sands NR briefly at 0700hrs then flew out into bay.

Hayle*BONAPARTES GULL* again in SW corner of estuary at 1130hrs. Whimbrel and Little Ringed Plover on Ryans Field this morning.

Bude*BLACK KITE* flew over Bude Marshes this morning.

Sennen – probable MONTAGU’S HARRIER (ringtail) at Brew

Falmouth PURPLE HERON (ad) at College reservoir on island at 0715hrs, showing well. no sign of any Garganey (Thanks D.Chaney)

Penzance PURPLE HERON (ad) at Marazion Marsh again today til 1935hrs when it flew east. Also Otter (2) on reserve

Wadebridge – Possible ‘Tundra’ Peregrine again today at Walmsley. Wood Warbler (2) singing at Treraven Woods. Also White Wagtail (4)

Helston Wood Warbler singing at Lower Nansloe farm this afternoon.

St JustCorn Bunting in field east of Cape Cornwall Golf Course this morning.

The LizardCuckoo and Grasshopper Warbler at Kynance (Thanks C.Leemar). No sign of Montagus’s Harrier at Croft pascoe but Hen Harrier (ringtail) (Thanks M.Curtis)

Liskeard Brambling (male) in garden at Higher Tremar (Thanks A.Dawson)

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