Friday 8th April 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Trenow Cove. Pacific Diver (ad) off Marazion in Mount’s Bay east of St Michael’s Mount late morning

Drift – American Herring Gull (juv) at Drift Reservoir between 11:40 to 12:04 & again briefly mid afternoon then in fields between reservoir & Sancreed. Kumlien’s Gull (ad) and Iceland Gull (juv)

The Lizard – Hoopoe still at Lizard Village at 14:45 on footpath from green at Lizard Village to Kynance access road beyond chapel in gardens of bungalows. Please respect residents privacy. Woodchat Shrike off coast path east of Cadgwith (Thanks A.Lord)

Sancreed – Hoopoe at Grumbla in horse paddock by Lower Grumbla Cottage at 1610hrs

Newlyn – Glaucous Gull between Newlyn Harbour & Penlee Lifeboat Station at Roskilly this afternoon. Glaucous Gull flew SW past Tolcarne at 07:35

Hayle – Iceland Gull (juv) still at Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway late afternoon. Also Spoonbill

Bodmin Moor – Redstart (male) near Carbilly Tor (Thanks N.Page)

NewquayHouse Martin (9) around the huers Hut area at 0725hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

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