Friday 8th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

ParRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool. Also Sand Martin (Thanks P.Barlow)

St Austell BLACK GUILLEMOT (1w) off Lower Porthpean Beach today. Also Black-throated Diver (3), Red-throated Diver, GN Diver (6) and Common Scoter (40+) (Thanks R.Laughton)

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still at Stithians Lake this afternoon at south end.

Drift Water Pipit on NW side of Drift Reservoir this afternoon

PolmorlaSand Martin (2) over stream

GwithianSand Martin at Gwithian today at 1000hrs (Thanks P.Smith). Chough still at Godrevy point (Thanks P.Rose)

WadebridgeSand Martin at Clapper Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

St IvesBlack Redstart (fem/imm) at Barnoon Cemetery this morning (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

NewlynEider (drk) offshore (Thanks B.Toms)

Mounts BayBlack-necked Grebe (9) and Common Scoter (5) in bay (Thanks B.Toms)

TruroSpotted Redshank (2) on river opposite Tresemple Pool at 1330hrs. Siskin (fem) on feeders at Old Vicarage Cafe, St Clement (Thanks M.Jones). Brambling (male) in garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

Bude - White-fronted Goose and Pink footed Goose (3) at Bude Marshes in field opposite the Peter Truscott bridge. Also Water Rail (4) and Reed Bunting (3). Golden Plover (300+) at Maer Lake (Thanks H.Kendall)

TrevoseSandwich Tern (2) at Booby’s Bay (Thanks C.Thomas)

HelstonWhooper Swan still at Helston boating lake (Thanks C.Banfield)

Whooper Swan, Helston (C.Banfield)

Marazion – no sign of Glaucous Gull (juv) at Marazion beach this morning but Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2) and Sanderling (50+) (Thanks B.Toms) Also Bittern (2) in flight over Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thanks Dee) and Wheatear.

WadebridgeSand Martin at Clapper marshes early afternoon

Falmouth Fulmar (8) on cliffs right of Swanpool Beach (Thanks J.Stanbury)

One thought on “Friday 8th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Paul

    I had a fantastic sighting of a chough today at godrevy at the lower cliffs at the end of the beach opposite the lighthouse.

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