Friday 11th April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GillanGLOSSY IBIS still in Gillan Creek

St IvesGlaucous Gull (juv) by west pier at 2000hrs

GwithianGlaucous Gull (juv) at St.Gothian Sands NR this afternoon

TorpointIceland Gull (2w) at Millbrook Lake at 1600hrs. Wheatear (9), Swallow (5) and Roe Deer at Rame (Thanks P.Kemp)

NewquayRed Kite flew North over River Gannel (Thanks D.Mays)

St AgnesRed Kite hunting low over fields on seaward side of St Agnes Beacon at 10.30hrs (Thanks J.Julian)

FalmouthBlack Guillemot (ad) off Swanpool at 1000hrs. Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver (20) and Sandwich Tern (10). Wheatear (6) on rocks at Pendennis. Swallow around Pendennis castle. Great Crested Grebe and Swallow at Swanpool (Thanks D.Chaney)

PenrynSwallow (3) near Penryn Bridge at 0820hrs (Thanks E.Easy)

St IvesWheatear (18. 6 fem, 12 male), Meadow Pipit, Raven, Swallow and Willow Warbler (singing in garden opposite pull in) at Buttermilk Hill. Wheatear (9) and Swallow at Trevalgan Hill this evening. Great Northern Diver just off St Ives Island (Thanks A.Whitehouse and V.Stratton)

ZennorRing Ouzel (3) at Foage Valley in field adjacent to footpath to Zennor Hill/Foage Farm (c. SW463378). Also Willow Warbler (8+) and Chiffchaff (5+) (Thanks A.Whitehouse). Swallow (42) flew west over moors around Zennor Hill throughout late afternoon and early evening (Thanks V.Stratton)

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