Friday 12th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Siblyback Lake. Also Red-necked Grebe, Common Sandpiper, Wheatear (7), Willow Warbler (3), Swallow (5) and Sand Martin (Thanks M.Hughes)

The LizardMarsh Harrier (m) flew over Church Cove at 0945hrs (Thanks S.Linington)

Men-An-TolSwallow at Men-An-Tol (Thanks A.Kiz)

St IvesWheatear (6), Swallow, Sand Martin (4), Peregrine, Buzzard (6) and Meadow Pipit (12) at Buttermilk Hill. Also Golden Plover (112) many in full breeding plumage with several Northern Race in full breeding plumage (Thanks V.Stratton). Lesser Redpoll (2) in garden (Thanks J.Rowe)

Penhale Sands – Mixed flock of Swallows, House Martins and Sand Martins over flooded area at Lost Church this afternon (Thanks C&J Keast)

TruroSwallow and House Martin (2) over Tresawls Road (Thanks C.Winfield)

RameSnow Bunting in last ploughed field at Rame Head on left before Penlee NR

Mount Hawke – Bullfinch (male) in garden at 0845hrs (Thanks R B Girling)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh

TruroSandwich Tern (2) on Tresillian river between 1800-1830hrs. Swallow (6+), House Martin, Sand Martin, Whimbrel (2) and Kestrel at Tresemple Pool (Thanks M.Jones)

Helston Whooper Swan still at boating lake (Thanks P & J Smale)

no sign of any Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill, St Ives or at Men-An-Tol

One thought on “Friday 12th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. John Rowe

    250 Golden plover at Buttermilk Hill,Sparrow Hawk,and Redpoll x2 in Private Garden.St Ives

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