Sunday 21st April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just WOODCHAT SHRIKE (ad fem) still at east end of Cot Valley north of road to youth hostel around donkey paddock, showing well this morning. Tree Pipit over (Thanks S.Rogers). RED-RUMPED SWALLOW at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works at 1025hrs then flew east. RED-RUMPED SWALLOW at Cot Valley flew west past youth hostel at 1045hrs. Siberian Chiffchaff still at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works.

Woodchat Shrike, St Just, 21.04.13 (S.Rogers)

More images of the Woodchat Shrike here

DelaboleKITE sp. over Delabole at 1030hrs (Thanks P.Smith)

Roche - Cuckoo calling at Roche Downs at 0800hrs (Thanks C.Pearson)

Praa SandsBlack-throated Divers (2) offshore

Bodmin MoorCrossbill (5) and Redstart (2) at Siblyback Lake this morning (Thanks A.Dawson) Also Cuckoo at De Lank waterworks this morning (Thanks P.Crispin). Grasshopper Warblers and Garden Warbler at Tregoss Moor. (Thanks D.Julian)

St Columb Major - Osprey at Winnards Perch at 1300hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

MarazionWhimbrel (7) flew west at c1630hrs. Also Cetti’s Warbler singing, Sand Martin (50+), Swallow (8+) and House Martin (20-30). Whimbrel (11) on beach. BT Diver offshore (Thanks M.Jasper)

Drift House Martin with large numbers of Sand Martins and Swallows at Drift Reservoir. Also Whimbrel (5), Green Sandpiper, several Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff (Thanks P.Smale)

Roseland – prob Long-eared Owl just beyond Pendower beach turn towards St Mawes this evening (Thanks D.Hall & S.Gay)

St IvesTree Pipit, Cuckoo and Wheatear (8) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorCuckoo, Wheatear (30+) at Zennor Hill. Also several Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and a few Blackcaps (Thanks V.Stratton et al)

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