Monday 7th April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashOsprey flew north over Latchbrook being mobbed by Herring Gulls at c1600hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

NewquayIceland Gull (juv) at Towan Head at 0845hrs

HayleIceland Gull (juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant Saltings Station this afternoon. Garganey (fem) on Hayle Estuary RSPB this morning. Also Redshank (8) and Bar-tailed Godwit (10). Red-breasted Merganser in Carnsew Basin (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater off Porthmeor Beach at 1435hrs. Also Sandwich Tern (3), Common Scoter (fem), Shag (52), Gannet (20+), Guillemot (3) and Razorbill (2). Manx Shearwater (200+) feeding and rafting distantly off St Ives Island at 1830hrs (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

Camel Estuary – Whooper Swan off Camel Trail. Also Greenshank (9) (Thanks D.Dennis)

Penzance – Jay (7) at Trereife business park at c1300hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

WadebridgeSwallow (4) between Lidl and A38 bridge at c1300hrs (Thanks JB)

Gerrans Bay – BT Diver (8), GN Diver (3), Sandwich Tern (2) and Guillemot (2) in bay 1500hrs (Thanks D.Hall, R.Wilkins and S.Gay)

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