Saturday 27th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Redstart, Bodmin Moor 270413 (J.Eames)

SancreedRED KITE over Sancreed at 1545hrs. Also Peregrine, Little Egret, Whimbrel (21 north and 50 in fields) and House Martin (3) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Bodmin Moor Redstart (3m and 1f) near the Cheesering at Minions this afternoon (Thanks J.Eames)

St Austell –  Whimbrel (24) on Par beach then flew north towards fields this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

Kennack Sands Whimbrel (37+) at Kennack Sands this afternoon. Also Sandwich Tern offshore and a few Swallows and Sand Martin passing (Thanks P.Smale)

PerranuthnoWheatear and Whitethroat on coastal path between Perranuthnoe and Cudden Point late morning (Thanks E.James)

GulvalSwift (2) flew over B3311 near Badgers Cross this morning

FalmouthWhimbrel (19) on Castle Beach at 1530hrs (Thanks S.Van Hear)

Wadebridge - Common Sandpiper (7) on river

HayleWhimbrel (7), Common Sandpiper (8), Bar-tailed Godwit (4), Dunlin (4) and Reed Bunting at Ryans Field. Whimbrel (21) on Hayle Estuary RSPB. (Thanks V.Stratton, M.Rouncefield, J.Thomas and P.St Pierre)

Marazion Sedge Warbler (3), White Wagtail (15), Reed Warbler (4), Reed Bunting (2), Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers, Blackcap (2), Snipe, Sand Martin (75), Swallow (60+), Swift (4), Buzzard (4) and Sparrowhawk at Marazion Marsh. Little Tern, Arctic Tern, Sandwich Tern (5), Dunlin (48), Ringed Plover (23), Sanderling (4), Turnstone (4) and Whimbrel (18) at Marazion Beach (Thanks V.Stratton, M.Rouncefield, J.Thomas and P.St Pierre)


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