Wednesday 7th May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Nanjizal – *WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER*(2; 1st sum Male and 1st sum fem) still at north end of valley by tall conifers this afternoon and EUROPEAN BEE-EATER on wires.

Penzance – *CATTLE EGRET* (9) this morning still at Boscreege Farm near Newmill. Iceland Gull (juv) at Tolcarne Beach this morning.

Lands EndEUROPEAN BEE-EATER (2) over this morning and Red Kite at Trevilley Farm.

NanquidnoWOODCHAT SHRIKE (fem) this morning. View right into field from gate at seaward end.

NewquayWOODCHAT SHRIKE at Trevose Head today.

Mevaggisey TAWNY PIPIT briefly south of Mevaggisey at Chapel Point this morning then flew North (Thanks D.Payne)

Cot ValleyRed Kite (3) over valley at 14.55hrs

St BuryanRed Kite (2) east over at 16.05hrs

Bodmin MoorRed Kite near Fox Tor, viewable from Tregune Farm this morning.

Liskeard Hobby (3), Tree Pipit (2) and Garden Warbler at Nine Stones today (Thanks C.Buckland)

Marazion Blue-headed Wagtail near sanctuary area fence this afternoon. Also Yellow Wagtail.

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