Wednesday 25th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE WINGED TEAL** still at Walmsley Sanctuary today. Also CATTLE EGRET still.

SennenICELAND GULL offshore in cove. Also Grasshopper Warbler, Wheatear (2) and Whitethroat (3) between Escalles and Tregiffian (Thanks J.Young)

Newquay - ICELAND GULL (3w) again at Gannel Estuary

St Ives - Ring Ouzel (male) on south side of Buttermilk Hill this morning. Swift (2) and Wheatearat Buttermilk Hill. Cuckoo (2) at Trevalgan Hill this evening  (Thanks V.Stratton)

Cuckoo, St Ives, 240412 (V.Stratton)

LooeArctic Skua,Great Skua, Whimbrel, (100+) and GN Diver (8) past Hannafore this morning (D.Clegg via FB)

FalmouthBlack-throated Diver (2) past Pendennis Point. Also Great Skua (3), Arctic Skua and GN Diver. (THanks D.Chaney)

Porthgwarra - Pom Skua (dk morph) flew past Gwennap Head this morning

St JustGrasshopper Warbler at Nanquidno again and Whimbrel (16) in fields at Little Hendra (Thanks J.Young). Grasshopper Warbler in Kenidjack Valley

PenzanceLittle Tern offshore. Pom Skua in Mouts Bay from Scillonian III this evening

MarazionWhimbrel (c200) on beach today

PolzeathWhitethroat (3) at Stinky Valley, Pentire Farm this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

HayleFirecrest at Hayle at 0940hrs, showing well (Thanks J.Pearce)

 

Tuesday 24th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

WadebridgeCATTLE EGRET still at Walmsley Sanctuary late afternoon . Also Swift, Whimbrel and Sedge Warbler (3) (Thanks C.Selway)

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) still on Gannel Estuary today.

PenrynWhimbrel (4), Common Sandpiper (2), Greenshank (2), Snipe and Swallow (2) on Penryn River at Gorrangorras (Thanks J. St Ledger)

HayleCommon Sandpiper (5) on Hayle Estuary this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St IvesCuckoo and Wheatear (7) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton and J.Thomas)

PerranporthRing Ouzel (fem) at Perranporth Airfield 300 yards, east of sewage works (Thanks J.Julian)

SennenWhimbrel (36) on Sennen beach (Thanks J.Young)

LauncestonMandarin (2) on river Tamar at Netherbridge (Thanks A.Davey)

Monday 23rd April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge - **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon. Also CATTLE EGRETWhimbrel (2) and Sedge Warbler (Thanks C.Selway). Hobby flew over Treraven Meadows (Thanks W.Delacour)

Newquay - ICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary still. Also Common Sandpiper at Watergate Bay. (Thanks B.Ryde)

Sennen - ICELAND GULL (2w) in fields between Ecsalls and Tregiffian. Also Grasshopper Warbler (6), Sedge Warbler, Whimbrel and good numbers of Swallows (Thanks J.Young)

FalmouthPomarine Skua (2 pale morph) flew west past Pendennis Point at 0945hrs. Also Whimbrel (33), Golden Plover (c50), Bonxie (3), Manx Shearwater (1000+), Sandwich Tern (13) and possible Long-tailed Skua (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesWheatear (12), Raven (4), Buzzard (4) and Swallow small passage at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

St JustGrasshopper Warbler (2) and Cuckoo at Nanquidno. Also House Martin (2) at Cot Valley and Grasshopper Warbler at Little Hendra (Thanks J.Young)

Saturday 21st April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge*CATTLE EGRET* at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also GLAUCOUS GULL.

Stithians - RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Stithians reservoir in Chapel Bay at 1330hrs(Thanks W.Chegwidden)

Newquay - ICELAND GULL (3w) again on Gannel Estuary

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) at Sennen Cove

HayleWhimbrel (9) on estuary this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionWhimbrel (31) on Marazion Beach (Thanks V.Stratton)

PenzanceWhimbrel (56) near Penzance, at Badgers Cross  (Thanks V.Stratton)

Monday 16th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge - **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) again at Walmsley Sanctuary from tower hide. Also CATTLE EGRET still (Thanks C.Selway)

Cattle Egret, Walmsley (C.Selway

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still off Carnmenellis Causeway early afternoon.

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) at Kerrow Farm

Land’s End – possible Siberian Chiffchaff (2) north of Land’s End at Treeve Common

FalmouthGN Diver (2) in bay (Thanks D.Chaney)