Monday 9th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End*Dalmatian Pelican* flew over Lands end towards Nanjizal at 0910hrs, then at 1015hrs flew SE and lost to view, at 1035hrs flew SE over footpath just south of Trevilley. Again at 1135hrs flew over road near Nanjizal Valley, no further sign by 1213hrs (Reportedly same bird in Poland 6th – 11th April 2016). Serin at Lands End this morning (Thanks M.Halliday). Turtle Dove (3) at Lands End feeding in a ploughed field NE of the car park. Osprey and Great Northern Diver flew over

Dalmatian Pelican, Lands End, M.Halliday

Serin, Lands End, M.Halliday

Porthgwarra *Dalmatian Pelican* relocated flying SE past satellite dishes from the Raftra Farm turning on Porthgwarra road at 1310hrs

Sennen –  *Dalmatian Pelican* (ad) then later relocated in field viewable from from Sennen Chapel until 1610hrs then flew out of view, again at 17:07 on pond by A30 layby then flew towards Lands End, still in area in flight viewed from Brew pool at 18:38 then flew West. (Thanks D.Flumm). Reported Black Kite was a Marsh Harrier

Dalmatian Pelican, Sennen, D.Flumm

The Lizard – Probable Moltoni’s Subalpine Warbler (male) at Kynanace (not heard calling). Woodchat Shrike (fem) at Old Lizard Head. Serin, Hobby and Marsh Harrier also

TregooseCattle Egret (ad) and Iceland Gull (juv) at Tregoose this afternoon (cbwps)

DriftGreat White Egret still at Drift reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

Marazion – Woodchat Shrike (ad) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB in bushes by fence viewable from road

RameTurtle Dove (3) at Rame Barton at 0630hrs with Collard Dove (8) (Thanks C.Buckland)

Turtle Dove, Rame, C.Buckland

St Merryn Turtle Dove (cbwps)

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Hayle estuary RSPB this morning

St Erth Red Kite flew over (cbwps)

PenroseRed Kite flew over (cbwps)

LauncestonGrasshopper Warbler at Coads Green reeling from scrubby marshland between Pinhole Farm and Landreyne (Thanks P.Mallett)

Goss MoorHobby flew over this morning (Thanks P.Mallett)

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