Friday 18th April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GillanGLOSSY IBIS still in Gillan Creek

Falmouth – Black Guillemot still off Swanpool. Glaucous Gull (2w) flew in off sea at Stack Point early morning. Also Blackcap (3), Whitethroat (2), Chiffchaff (5), Skylark and Kestrel (2) at golf course (Thanks J.Drage Hubert)

St Just – Red Kite flew over Tregeseal (Thanks S.Williams). Siberian Chiffchaff at Kenidjack Valley by sewage works

Zennor - Red Kite flew over Eagles Nest towards St Ives at 1330hrs. Whitethroat (2) and House Martin (3) also at Eagles Nest (Thanks J.St Ledger)

WadebridgeRedstart at Walmsley Sanctuary

The Lizard - Cuckoo (2), Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler (7), Whitethroat (4), Wheatear (7) and Blackcap (4) at Windmill Farm (cbwps)

Sennen - Yellow Wagtail (3) and White Wagtail in field opposite quarry. (cbwps)

GwithianCommon Sandpiper (2), Willow Warbler and Wheatear (2) at St Gothian Sands this morning (P.Freestone)

St Merryn - Snow Bunting in private garden, for 3rd day

St IvesRing Ouzel (9) at Buttermilk Hill, (8. 4m+4f) in field on lower slopes on Towednack side viewable from rocks at top of hill. (c.SW486389) and (1f) feeding on slop of hill towards Trevalgan Hill, group of 8 then flew NW out to sea at 1940hrs. Wheatear (12) also at Buttermilk Hill. Wheatear (9) at Clodgy Point at 2000hrs (Thanks V.Stratton and A.Whitehouse)

Davidstow Willow Warbler, Mistle Thrush (3) and Goldcrest at Davidstow wood. Wheatear (11), Golden Plover (17) and Linnet (20+) on Davidstow airfield. (Thanks J.Drage Hubert)

Penzance - Eider (drk) still offshore

Marazion - BT Diver and GN Diver (3) off Long Rock car park

PolzeathWheatear (2) and Swallow (30+) at Rumps Point (Thanks L.Whitley)

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