Sunday 16th March 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Gillan – GLOSSY IBIS again in Gillan Creek this morning (Thanks J.Selby)

PolgiggaHOOPOE still just outside of Polgigga by Trebehor turning in layby with old farm equipment (potato washing area) tho mobile. Images from yesterday here

Mousehole – Kumlien’s Gull (ad) at St.Clement’s Isle in roost

Falmouth – Black Guillemot (winter plum), Glaucous Gull (juv) and Sandwich Tern off Falmouth from AK Wildlife cruises trip (Thanks R.Hollis)

Penzance – Surf Scoter still of sailing club. Also Eider (drk). Also Bottle nose Dolphin (Thanks J.Morgan)

Newquay – Glaucous Gull (ad) on Gannel estuary 200 yards past picnic area

St IvesIceland Gull (juv) in harbour at 0940hrs

WadebridgeSpoonbill still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Wheal Rose – Swallow on wires at 0830hrs (Thanks R B Girling)

Ruan Lanihorne – Merlin (male) flew low over saltmarsh at 1630 hrs. Also Shelduck (14), Mute Swan (4), Curlew (36) and Redshank (24) (Thanks D.Hall)

PendowerBT Diver (14) and GN Diver (4) offshore at 1545hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

LooeGreat Northern Diver and Med Gull (ad) off Hannafore Point late morning (Thanks P J Smale)

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