Monday 15th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Garganey (drk), Golden Plover (21) over and Swallow (100+). Dipper, Bullfinch and Roe Deer (2) around river between Dozmary and Siblyback. Wheatear (20+), Treecreeper (2+), Great Crested Grebe (3+), Stock Dove (4), 40+ Swallow and Sand Martin, Fieldfare (6+) and Bullfinch (m+f) (Thanks D.Mays)

Garganey, Dozmary Pool (D.Mays)

St Just WOODCHAT SHRIKE at Kenidjack Valley along main track between wood yard and restored chimney. Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery

Woodchat Shrike, Kenidjack, 150413 (T.Mills)

LamornaHOOPOE reported at Tregurnow

GwithianPintail (drk) still at St Gothian Sands LNR (Thanks A.Neil)

FalmouthPurple Sandpiper (4+) and Wheatear at Pendennis Point. Sandwich Tern and Common Scoter (2) flew west. Swallow (10+) at Argal reservoir. Swallow (c30) and Sand Martin (c30) at College reservoir. (Thanks D.Chaney) Long-finned Pilot Whale beached on Castle Beach this afternoon (R.Matias)

HelstonWhooper Swan at Helston boating lake still. Common Scoter (fem) at Loe Pool. Also Sand Martin (50+) and Swallow (150+). Sandwich Tern (7) flew from Carminowe Creek. Common Sandpiper in Carminowe Creek

Carbis BaySandwich Tern (2) offshore. Swallow (5+) over

St Anthony Sandwich Tern (15+) and Swallow between Helford and St Anthony (Thanks A.Norris)

Ruan Lanihorne -  Wigeon (5) and Swallow (14) on saltmarsh at 1900hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

Looe - Great Northern Diver (2) at Hannafore Point late afternoon (Thanks D M Bath)

LauncestonWillow Warbler singing near Penhole Farm (Thanks P.Mallett)

Leave a Reply