Monday 11th May 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra Woodchat Shrike NW of coastguard cottages on south side of Porth Loe Valley

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck still at Swanpool this morning. Also GN Diver offshore (Thanks P.Freestone and S.Dexter)

St Ives – Cuckoo (2) at Rosewall Hill and showing Well.

Stithians – Lesser Whitethroat singing opposite Southern Cut-off hide at 0840hrs. Also singing Garden Warbler (2), Willow Warbler (4) and Sedge Warbler.

Hayle – Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Whimbrel on Lelant Saltings late morning

Tregoss MoorCuckoo heard, Whitethroat (2), Whinchat, Yellowhammer (6) and good numbers of Bullfinch at Tregoss moor between 18.00-19.00hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Downderry – Arctic Skua, Kittiwake and Manx Shearwater flew past before 0805hrs. Kittiwakes (7) and Manx Shearwater (238+) past this evening (Thanks A.Payne)

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