Saturday 5th March 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still on rocks east of Perran Sands at 0815hrs

Bodmin Moor Franklin’s Gull (ad) reported at Siblyback Lake near hide between 14:00 & 14:15 then flew west to fields. Also Lesser Scaup (drk), Smew (redhead) and Scaup (fem)

Mousehole – American Herring Gull (juv) again on St.Clement’s Isle this evening

Hayle – Caspian Gull (3w) still at Hayle Estuary between 15:15 & 15:30 from B3301 causeway then flew south. Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary 14:30 at Ryan’s Field at 1430hrs

Roseland – Velvet Scoter (drk) off Pendower Beach. Also Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe (3), Black-throated Diver (8) and Great Northern Diver (9)

Truro – Yellow-browed Warbler still by Tresemple Pool along Tresillian River between here & St. Clement

St Ives – Black Redstart still by coastguard lookout

Helston – Siberian Chiffchaff still at Helston Sewage Works. Whooper Swan (ad) still at Helston Boating Lake

Cape Cornwall – Hooded Crow at Cape Cornwall on secondary school playing field this morning

Stithians Slavonian Grebe still at Stithians reservoir from Stuart Hutchings hide at 0855hrs

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