Saturday 4th May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorPECTORAL SANDPIPER at Colliford Lake in NE Corner. Also Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler, Whimbrel (20) and Dunlin (2) (Thanks S.Votier)

TruroHOOPOE east of Chiverton Cross roundabout at Rosewinnick Farm along bridleway just north of A390 briefly at c1100hrs but no sign since

HayleWhimbrel (13) at Phillack Towans. Dead Guillemot on beach (Thanks P J Smale)

LostwithielSwift flew over main street mid afternoon (Thanks C.Jewels)

NewquayWhimbrel (10+) and Manx Shearwater (30+) off Pentire Headland (Thanks D.Mays)

Sancreed Whimbrel (61 including one taken by Peregrine) and Garden Warbler at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthGN Diver (3) off Falmouth from AK Wildlife Cruises (Thanks R.Hollis)

Carbis BayWhimbrel (40+) flew over. Whimbrel (c25) on beach (Thanks D.Robinson)

Perranuthnoe - GN Diver off Perranuthnoe

Praa SandsGN Diver offshore and whimbrel (Thanks D.Flumm)

BudeLesser Whitethroat (2), Whitethroat (3), Chiffchaff (2), Blackcap (2), Bullfinch, Raven (5) and Tawny Owl calling in daytime at Duckpool. Gannet (9) offshore (Thanks H.Kendall)

PortscathoWhimbrel (35) at Carne Beach (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Stithians - Grasshopper Warbler (2) reeling on east side of reservoir between
2000-2100hrs. Also Cuckoo, Wheatear (4) and Whimbrel (16) (Thanks S.Perfect)

no sign of Lesser Yellowlegs at Marazion by 1600hrs. GN Diver off Marazion.

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