Sunday 17th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) again in bay just east of St Michaels mount viewed from Goldsitney Cemetery. Also BT Diver and GN Diver

Newlyn – possible sub-adult KUMLIENS GULL in Newlyn Harbour today. Also Med Gull (2) and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (4) at Tolcarne (Thanks G.Hobin)

Lesser Scaup, Siblyback 170313 (M.Hughes)

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Siblyback Lake at 1205hrs, showing well. Also Crossbill (3) in first wood after hide and Sand Martin (Thanks M.Hughes)

Crossbill, Siblyback 170313 (M.Hughes)

Stithians Long-tailed Duck still at Stithians Lake. Also Black-necked Grebe in front of Stuart Hutchings Hide and Tufted Duck (10+), Shoveler (4), Wigeon (2), Great-crested Grebe, Little Grebe (5) and Reed Bunting (2). Peregrine, Great -crested Grebe (6), Kingfisher, Mallard (12+), Moorhen and Grey Heron (5) at Argal Reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect)

GodrevyChough still at Godrevy point

FalmouthBittern still at College Reservoir. Also Goldeneye (2), Cormorant (24), Grey Heron, Moorhen (10+), Wigeon (2), Tufted Duck (14), Coot (5), Mallard (5), Great Crested Grebe, Canada Goose (10), Mute Swan (2) and Curlew (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect) Also Water Rail (3) at Swanpool NR (Thanks A.Williams)

Helston Whooper Swan (juv) still at boating lake. Goosander (4) and Common Scoter at Loe Pool and Wheatear on Loe Bar. Woodcock near Lizard Village (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect)

HayleWater Pipit still at Copperhouse Creek on saltmarsh east of Black Road

Rosenannon - Lapland Bunting (41) at Rosenannon Downs this morning (Thanks C.Selway & S.Rogers)

Wadebridge - Spoonbill, Jack Snipe and Sand Martin (2) at Amble Marshes late afternoon (Thanks D.Julian)

Looe Sandwich Tern off Hannafore Point this afternoon. Also Med Gull (2w). Eider (drk) off Banjo Pier (Thanks P.Smale and F.Smale)

Mount HawkeBullfinch (male) in garden. (Thanks R B Girling)

Rame HeadWheatear in field near coastguard lookout. Firecrest (2) in bushes near Polhawn (Thanks A.Godfrey)

NewquayWheatear (2 male) at Pentire Head (Thanks D.Grose)

PadstowShort-eared Owl at Trevose Head mid afternoon (Thanks M.Grigg)

PorthgwarraGolden Plover (70+) on moor today (Thanks D.Hutchison)

Truro Bullfinch at Tresillian end of pathway from St Clements (Thanks C.Winfield)

One thought on “Sunday 17th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Alan Cuthbertson

    Re Lapland Buntings.
    Have failed four times to see them. Have been watching from road between two cattle grids and from metal gate north of second cattle grid. What are we doing wrong!!!!!!!!

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