Monday 6th May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newlyn WOODCHAT SHRIKE south of Newlyn by recently sown potato field on NW side of Penlee Quarry along top footpath west off Gwavas Lane this evening. SW.466.278

Bridgerule Red Kite circling 1.5miles west of Bridgerule, Devon (so over the border and in Cornwall!) at 1635hrs (Thanks B.Sugondo)

St JustOsprey flew in off sea at Cape Cornwall this morning

St AgnesOsprey flew over St Agnes Head at 1225hrs

Helford Iceland Gull still on river near Helford

WadebridgeGarganey (drk) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

St IvesBT Diver (2) flew past St Ives Island and landed in bay

PorthgwarraGN Diver flew north up valley. Also Whimbrel (4) flew north, Sand Martin, Stonechat (11 ads and 1 juv), Wheatear (13), Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroat (13) and Tree Pipit (Thanks D.Flumm) Redstart (male) at cattle pond this morning, not Black Redstart (Thanks P.Taylor)

PenzanceSpotted Flycatcher at Trewidden Gardens (Thanks S.Kerton)

Bodmin MoorCuckoo at Roughtor (Thanks K.Batory). Cuckoo at Temple Fishery (Thanks R B Girling)

Perranporth Whimbrel (8) on cliff top at Ligger Point mid morning. Cuckoo in field adjacent to MOD training area (Thanks P.Fenn)

MarazionBT Diver and GN Diver offshore

SennenCuckoo on cycle path to Lands End (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

ZennorCuckoo at Trewey Moor (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St AustellCuckoo (male) and Grasshopper Warbler at  Burngullow Common (Thanks E.Cornelius et al)

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