Sunday 14th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


White Stork, Portscatho (J.Harris)

PortscathoWHITE STORK flew over Parc-an-Dillon at 1535hrs (Thanks J.Harris)

Roseland WHITE STORK flew west over Rosevine at 1530hrs (Thanks P.Marsden)

FalmouthWHITE STORK over Falmouth Hotel at 1600hrs, circled over Wood Lane at 1615hrs then flew south (Thanks J D Hubert and L.Talbot). Purple Sandpiper (10) and Wheatear at Pendennis Point at 1100hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger). Diver flock past Pendennis, (8) birds including RT Diver (1+) and probable BT Divers. Also Sandwich Tern (41), Eider (5), Common Scoter (3), GN Diver (1+) and Swallow (Thanks D.Chaney)

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (ad drk) at Par Beach Pool this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

NewlynBLACK GUILLEMOT (1w) off Sandy Cove late morning then drifted south. Also Arctic Skua 

Wadebridge - ICELAND GULL at Dinham Flats. Also Spotted Redshank (sum plum). (Thanks D.Julian). Osprey at Gaff Woods this afternoon (Thanks W.Delacour). Sedge Warbler (3+), Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail (7), Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Willow Warbler (8+), House Martin (2), Sand Martin (60+) and Swallow (50+) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway). Spotted Redshank from hide on Camel Trail

Bodmin MoorGarganey (drk) at on south side of Dozmary Pool. Osprey at Temple Fishery this afternoon.

St JustRing Ouzel at Tregeseal in garden

Ring Ouzel, Tregaseal, 140313 (S.Williams)

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (1800), Arctic Skua (2), Great Skua (6), Arctic Tern (3) and BT Diver past Gwennap Head between 0830-1230hrs

PadstowWhimbrel (6) and Common Tern at Tregirls Beach this morning. Whimbrel (7) off Padstow (Thanks D.Julian)

GwithianPintail (drk) still at St Gothian Sands LNR (Thanks J.Pascoe). Swallow flew over Upton Towans (Thanks B.Hampshire)

HayleCommon Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit (11), Knot, Chiffchaff (3), Swallow (30+), Sand Martin (8), Cetti’s Warbler and Stock Dove (2) at Ryans Field (Thanks V.Stratton)

RameSnow Bunting still at Rame Head in last ploughed field on left before NR

PendeenSwallow at Boscaswell at 1730hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

CamelfordRed Kite flew over Bowood gof course at 1430hrs (Thanks P.Hatto)

LelantHouse Martin (4+) and Swallow (10+) around dunes at Porthkidney Sands. Sandwich Tern (2) around estuary mouth

MarazionYellow Wagtail (male) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Swallow (80+), Sand Martin (12), Snipe, Teal (2), Greylag Goose (2) and Canada Goose (4) (Thanks V.Stratton)

Yellow Wagtail, Marazion Marsh,14.04.13 (V.Stratton)

157 dead seabirds on beach at Downderry and Seaton this afternoon. Mostly Guillemots but including Puffin (4+) and Gannet (A.Payne)

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