Saturday 23rd May 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – Sardinian Warbler (1s male) still at Land’s End south of car park this morning

Nanjizal – Common Rosefinch (1s male) at Nanjizal Valley early afternoon. Keep to public rights of way

Penzance Purple Heron (1s) on north side of Drift Reservoir this afternoon from hide

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull still at Hayle Estuary in main channel by B3301 causeway

PorthgwarraArctic Skua flew past Porthgwarra. Also Common Dolphin (35), Bottlenose Dolphin (10) and Harbour Porpoise (2)

Rock – Mistle Thrush  (5. 2 ad, 3 fledglings) at Rock helipad field at 1715hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Friday 22nd May 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End Sardinian Warbler (1s male) at Land’s End in sallows just east of car park this morning

Truro – Night Heron (ad) still on west side of Tresillian River at St Clement at Old Vicarage on pond at 0825hrs, still this evening flew past Audi garage. Whimbrel (4) at Tresemple Pool (Thanks A.Nicholson)

DriftPurple Heron still at Drift reservoir midway along east bank viewable from car park at 11:25hrs

HayleRing Billed Gull still on Hayle Estuary RSPB

Falmouth – Great Northern Diver (13) off Pennance Point

Downderry – Sabine’s Gull flew west past Downderry at 0930hrs. Also Great Northern Diver (5) flew west and Whimbrel on shore (Thanks A.Payne)

StithiansSiskin (male) on feeder at Stithians at 1235hrs (Thanks Chloe)

Thursday 21st May 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – Sardinian Warbler (1s male) still at Lands End in sallows just east of the car park at 11:45hrs, still present this evening

Truro – Night Heron (ad) Truro on W/side of Tresillian River at St Clement at the Old Vicarage on pond. Siskin (2 male) on feeders (Thanks D.King)

DriftPurple Heron (ad) at Drift Reservoir at north end but mobile

M.Halliday

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1w) at Hayle Estuary in main channel off B3301 causeway

PorthgwarraGreat Northern Diver (3) flew NW over Gwennap Head at 06:18hrs. Also Whimbrel

Wednesday 20th May 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands EndSardinian Warbler (male) still at singing near car park, showing well

St ClementNight Heron still at St Clement landed on pond at Old Vicarage at 1645-2045hrs

DriftPurple Heron still at Drift Reservoir mid morning but mobile

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1w) at Hayle Estuary in main channel by B3301 causeway

Downderry – Great Northern Diver (27) flew west this morning between 0710-810hrs and (3) sat on sea. Also Whimbrel (6). (Thanks A.Payne)

MarazionGreat Northern Diver offshore