Saturday 14th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenDalmatian Pelican circling over Skewjack pools at 0858hrs then over fields between Polgigga and Skewjack Farm between 1050-1100hrs then flew west (Thanks R.Veal)

Sancreed AreaDalmatian Pelican over A30 at Catchall between 1105-1120hrs then circling over Drift reservoir between 1120-1126hrs, over Sancreed between 1128-1130hrs. Still over Drift area view from Sancreed until 1540hrs when flew SW towards St Buryan. Bird did not land at Drift reservoir possibly due to fishing competition but spent between 1120-1540hrs soaring over reservoir or within nearby area (Thanks D.Flumm). Still this evening viewed at Lamorna Cove this evening from the Scillonian III. No sign of Great White Egret at north end of Drift Reservoir

Dalmatian Pelican, Catchall, D.Flumm

Lands EndSerin still at Lands End singing this morning in horse paddock between car park and Swingates House. Also Turtle Dove (Thanks Bob). Whooper Swan flew over Treeve Common this afternoon. Black Redstart (female) foraging amongst boulders near Aire Point. Also Cuckoo (3) 2 chasing each other and 1 calling (Thanks R.Butterfield)

The Lizard – Hoopoe at Pentreath Beach in field with horses by white pump house in valley west of Henry’s Campsite

GodolphinHoopoe in fields north of village

Crows-An-WraShort-eared Owl hunting at Bartinney Downs late afternoon

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Copperhouse Creek. Ruff (sum plum) on estuary

Rame – Lesser Whitethroat singing at Rame, showing well (Thanks C.Buckland)

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