Wednesday 23rd March 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Ives**GOLDEN EAGLE** over Buttermilk Hill this morning, then over the Hayle estuary before drifting slowly south mobbed by buzzards. Also Ring Ouzel (male)on south side of Buttermilk Hill. (CB Reports)

Callington *GREAT GREY SHRIKE* still at Kit Hill just south of summit at 1445hrs (Thanks M.Beer) HOOPOE in garden at Ashton for 2nd day

Newquay – probable RICHARD’S PIPIT at Porth

Drift HOOPOE at NW end of Drift reservoir in field between road and hide at 0840hrs. Greenland White-fronted Goose (1w) and Whooper Swan (ad) still

Penzance - WAXWING still at Treneere estate. (Thanks A.Nicholson) ROSE-COLOURED STARLING still in gardens behind 15 Weethes Cottages , viewable from access road

Wadebridge probable TUNDRA PEREGRINE (juv), Pink-footed Goose (4), Tundra Bean Goose (ad), Spoonbill (3), Whooper Swan (ad), Merlin (fem), Ruff (4), Sand Martin (8) and Swallow at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

Summercourt SERIN (male) reported in private garden briefly at c1000hrs (Thanks N.Wilkins)

HayleRuff (2), Grey Plover (5) and Little Gull (2w) still on estuary late morning. (CB Reports ad A.Nicholson)

Helston Long-tailed Duck (fem) still at north end of Loe Pool from screen at 1430hrs

St JustSand Martin (3) flew SE over Lands End airfield at 1440hrs (CB Reports)

Botallack Sand Martin (4) over Botallack at 1520hrs (CB Reports)

Sennen Hen Harrier (ringtail) over fields opposite Trevedra farm at 1536hrs (CB Reports). Red Kite over at midday

Gwithian Water Pipit at St.Gothains Sands LNR on west side tho mobile

Zennor Dartford Warbler (2) at Eagles Nest (Thanks V.Stratton)

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