Saturday 6th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Siblyback Lake this morning. Also Red-necked Grebe, Crossbill (12+), Siskin (20+), Water Rail, Golden Plover (c70), Willow Warbler (2), Wheatear (30+) and Common Sandpiper (Thanks J. St Ledger and J.Eames). Ring Ouzel (2. 1 male) and Redstart (fem) on east side of Bearah Tor

Men-An-Tol Ring Ouzel (4) c400 yards from road in grass field left of path at 1145hrs, (2) still this evening  (Thanks T.Fletcher)

St JustFirecrest at Kenidjack Valley. Also Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works still

St Austell House Martin (4+), Swallows and Sand Martin at St Austell sewage works this morning. Wheatear (5+) and Sandwich Tern (4) at Par Beach. (Thanks R.Davey). Brambling (male) in garden (Thanks T.Cooper)

NewquayLittle Ringed Plover (2) still on Gannel Estuary this morning. Also Ringed Plover (8) (Thanks S.Rowe). Sandwich Tern (3) off Little Fistral (Thanks D.Grosek)

HelstonOsprey flew low over boating lake from Loe Pool towards Helston at 1405hrs (Thanks C.Waring)

BudeOsprey over Lower Tamar Lake at 1255hrs, dived for fish then flew NW. Also Chiffchaff (10+), Goldcrest (c6) and Blackcap (2 male) (Thanks H & D Phillips). Wheatear (3. 2m +1f) on cliff tops north of bude (Thanks D.Boddy)

Osprey over Lower Tamar Lakes (photos: H.Phillips)

St IvesBlack Redstart (fem/imm) at Trerice Road this afternoon (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

Lands End Black Redstart at complex

MarazionBittern (3) and Wheatear (male) at Marazion Marsh at 2000hrs

TruroBrambling (fem) in garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

GwithianPintail (drk) and Sand Martin at St Gothian Sands LNR (Thanks D.Jenkins) Also Swallow (6) and Wheatear (8) (Thanks M.Curtis)

LauncestonLesser Redpoll along River Ottery near North Petherwin (Thanks L.Sampson)

SennenSwallow at 1500hrs (Thanks T.Fletcher)

St IvesRing Ouzel (male) at Buttermilk Hill on southern slope.

The LizardWater Pipit still at Windmill Farm at 1600hrs. Black Redstart (male) at Lizard Village

Ruan LanihorneSwallow at 1000hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

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