Saturday 18th May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1s drk) still at Southern end from Carnmenellis Causeway

GwithianGarganey (drk) at St Gothian Sands LNR at 1030hrs then flew east

PorthgwarraRedstart at Trevean Pool. Whinchat by halfway wall

The Lizard Wheatear (5) and Whitethroat (6) between Lizard Point and Kynance cove this afternoon. Gannet (300-400 an hour) passing offshore. (Thanks D.Hall). Black Redstart (fem) and Cuckoo at Soap Cove this afternoon (Thanks J.Selby)

Bodmin moor Cuckoo at Ninestones, shwoing well beside lay-by at 1100hrs. (Thanks M.Hughes)

St AustellYellowhammer (6+), Sand Martin colony, Sedge Warbler and Green Woodpecker at Treskilling Downs (Thanks E. Cornelius et al)

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