Wednesday 2nd May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLACK-WINGED STILT**, **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** and CATTLE EGRET still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1400hrs. Also Hobby, Whimbrel (4) and Swift (4). Marsh Harrier (male) flew over B3314 towards Amble at 1630hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

Lands EndRED-RUMPED SWALLOW between Lands End and Sennen Cove this morning tho mobile, then flew SE, no sign this afternoon. Also Whimbrel (231), Whitethroat (12), Cuckoo (2), Wheatear (5) and steady movement of Swallow, Sand Martin and House MartinRing Ouzel (male) at Treeve Common (Thanks P & J.Rutter)

MarazionRED RUMPED SWALLOW over reeds at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1930hrs (Thanks J.Shutt)

Sennen – probable RED-THROATED PIPIT flew south over Brew Pool at 1340hrs. Black Redstart in gardens opposite Post Office this afternoon

Bodmin MoorGOLDEN ORIOLE at Crowdy Reservoir in dead pines near cattle grid at 1530hrs (Thanks L & D.Fletcher per C.Selway)

St JustWOODCHAT SHRIKE (male) still at Cape Cornwall in horse paddock between Golf Course entrance track and Boswedden House. Also Lesser Redpoll (2) (Thanks D.Jenkins)

The LizardGN Diver flew past Lizard Point

RameBlack Redstart (male) at Rame in Rame Barton farmyard. Also Lesser Whitethroat (singing) (Thanks M.Beer)

St IvesSiskin (M+F) on feeder in private garden. Whitethroat(4) at Burthallan Lane (Thanks M.Rouncefield). Wheatear (27), Cuckoo (3) and Whitethroat (3) at Buttermilk Hill. Wheatear (4) at Trevalgan Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

LooeSwift and Wheatear on coastal path east of Millendreath (Thanks D. M Bath)

St AustellWhitethroat and Wheatear (7+) on Par beach. Reed Warbler and Sedge Warbler heard (Thanks P.Barlow)

TruroWhimbrel (15) and Common Sandpiper at St Clement at Tresemple Pool. Wheatear on bank by path (Thanks A.Nicholson)

LelantCuckoo near church at Lelant (Thanks M.Halliday)

 

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