Saturday 7th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianDalmatian Pelican flew over St Gothian Sands LNR then later seen in St Ives harbour. Garganey (male) on main pool at St Gothian Sands (Thanks P.Freestone)

NanquidnoGrey-headed Wagtail at Nanquidno. Also Yellow Wagtail and Lesser Whitethroat

The LizardHoopoe flew north over Kynance road. Turtle Dove at Lizard Point. Great Northern Diver (5), Black-throated Diver and Arctic Skua

DriftGreat White Egret still at Drift reservoir

MarazionWoodchat Shrike at Marazion Marsh RSPB in sanctuary between 19:00-20:25 then flew to bushes west of wooden fence

PorthgwarraIceland Gull (juv) in field at Porthgwarra

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Red-breasted Merganser

Scillonian CrossingPom Skua from Scillonian III

PerranporthMarsh Harrier over sand dunes (cbwps)

St JustPied Flycatcher still at Kenidjack Valley

RameTurtle Dove at Rame (Thanks C.Buckland)

St Ives Red Kite flew over Buttermilk Hill at 1300hrs (Thanks J & P Rutter and J.Thomas)

Tregonetha Downs – Spotted Flycatcher, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff (3), Blackcap (4), Yellowhammer (3), Whitethroat, whimbrel and Merlin between 0900-1130hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

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  1. andrew dibble

    Hartland Quay, Red Kite, Winchat and a singing Grasshopper Warbler heard.

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