Monday 25th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion –  *PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) offshore in bay this afternoon. Also Slav Grebe and GN Diver. Bittern again at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also, Little Egret, Cormorant (2), Shoveler (4m.1f.), Teal (8), Mallard (5), Canada Geese (2), Mute Swan (5), Buzzard (5), Sparrowhawk, Oystercatcher (4), Snipe (2), Redshank, Dunlin (5), Swallow, Sand Martin (45), Stonechat (2), Wheatear, White Wagtail and Chiffchaff (23) (Thanks D.Flumm).

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Siblybck Lake. Crossbill (3) in pines at north end. Red-necked Grebe at Siblyback Lake

WadebridgeSpoonbill (2. ad+imm) at Amble Marshes. Osprey flew north over Egloshayle at 1830hrs. Black Redstart at The Platt‏. Sand Martin (4), Swallow and House Martin over river by old bridge (Thanks D.Julian)

PenzancePale-bellied Brent Goose and Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2) at Tolcarne Beach this morning

Lands EndRing Ouzel on cycle track in field opposite Trinity Pool.

The Lizard –  Wheatear (5. 4 male and 1 female) at Kynance Cove (Thanks I. Edgar)

Sandwich Tern, Gyllynvase Beach 250313 (J.St Ledger)

HayleLittle Ringed Plover on Ryans Field

Port GaverneWheatear (3) at 1030hrs (Thanks T.Potterton)

TruroBrambling (2. m+f) and Chiffchaff in garden (Thanks D.Jenkins). Med Gull (ad sum plum), Greenshank and Chiffchaff (3+) at Tresillian River (Thanks A.Nicholson)

FalmouthBittern, Sand Martin (40) and Swallow at College reservoir. Swallow and Sand Martin at Argal reservoir. Sandwich Tern (15) off Gyllyngvase beach. Also Med Gull and Wheatear. Wheatear at Pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney and J.St Ledger) Sandwich Tern (27+) and Med Gull between Castle Beach and Swanpool Beach and Common Scoter on Swanpool (Thanks T.Stuart)

PenzanceWheatear (3) at Long Rock beach (Thanks J.Winn)

St IvesGolden Plover (160), Wheatear (5) and Buzzard (6) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

NewquaySand Martin (6) at Porth (Thanks P.Ellery)

St AustellSand Martin (12) at Par Beach Pool with Sparrowhawk (2) hunting them (Thanks P.Barlow)

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