Saturday 9th April 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove mid morning but no further sign this afternoon. Whimbrel (2) present

Sancreed – Hoopoe nearby at Grumbla in horse paddock by Lower Grumbla Cottage this afternoon

Mousehole – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) on St.Clement’s Isle in roost at 20:00. Glaucous Gull off Penlee Point early evening then flew towards Mousehole

Drift Iceland Gull  (2w) still at Drift Reservoir this afternoon

Helston – Whooper Swan still at Helston Boating Lake

TorpointLong-tailed Duck at St John’s Lake at 13:25 from Chapeldown Road

Hayle Estuary – Spoonbill (imm) still on Ryan’s Field today (Thanks M.Bailey)

Porthgwarra – Manx Shearwater (40,000) flew west past Porthgwarra

The Lizard – No sign today of either Hoopoe or Woodchat Shrike reported from Lizard yesterday.

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