Friday 22nd March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Roseudgeon RED KITE flew over fields from Greenbury towards Roseudgeon at 1445hrs being mobbed by a Common Buzzard (Thanks T.Armstrong)

Mousehole GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) at St Clement’s Isle roost. Also probable KUMLIEN’S GULL (ad)

Camel Estuary Spoonbill still on Camel Estuary. Also Black-necked Grebe

Drift Firecrest at Drift Reservoir

Roseland Brent Goose (9) flew in off sea and continued inland at 1130hrs at Gerrans Bay. Also Common Scoter (3), Black-throated Diver (4) and GN Diver (Thanks D.Hall) Sandwich Tern (12) and Turnstone (42) at Portscatho (Thanks S.Gay)

Bude House Martin at Maer Lake this morning

Marazion - Med Gull (1st w) at Marazion Marsh today. Also Little Grebe, Teal (9), Mallard (5), Mute Swan (5), Greylag (4), Canada Geese (2), hybrid geese (2), Little Egret (3), Water Rail, Oystercatcher (4), Snipe, Cetti’s Warbler (3) and Linnet (12) (Thanks D.Flumm). Swallow (1+) and Sand Martin several at Marazion
Marsh (Thanks P J Smale and V.Stratton)

Penzance Common Scoter (2 fem) and Sandwich Tern (8) in Bay, from Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm and P.St Pierre)

TruroBrambling (m&f) still in private garden (Thanks D.Jenkins)

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