Monday 5th May 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardGREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO still by road to Kynance opposite Carn Goon House in flight briefly tho distant

NanquidnoBLACK KITE at Nanquidno Valley flew south over seaward end at 0850hrs

NewlynHAWFINCH with Chaffinches at Buryas Bridge

CamborneRed Kite (2) circled over south side of Carn Brea this morning (Thanks G.Streatfield)

SancreedRed Kite flew over Sancreed. Also Cuckoo (Thanks D.Flumm)

MadronRed Kite near Ding Dong mine  at 0945hrs (Thanks M.Dennis)

TowednackRed Kite flew over near Towednack this morning (G Healey)

Lands End – Turtle Dove at Lands End

BudeGarganey (drk and fem) still at Maer Lake

MarazionGarganey (fem) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Whimbrel (64+). No sign of Great White Egret (Thanks B.Dallas)

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (13) on rocks at Jubilee Pool (Thanks B.Dallas)

St Ives - Hen Harrier (ringtail) flew over Buttermilk Hill towards St. Ives. Also Wheatear (6) and Cuckoo (3) (Thanks V.Stratton)

PenrynSwift (7) over Penryn at 1430hrs (Thanks E.Easy)

Bodmin Moor - Cuckoo at Ninestones at 11:00hrs (Thanks J.Eames)

RoselandGN Diver (2) off Pendower Beach at 1800hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

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