Sunday 24th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Lesser Scaup, Siblyback Lake 240313 (B.Rankine)

Marazion*PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) in Mounts Bay this afternoon. Also BT Diver. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Sand Martin (50+), Whimbrel (4), Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, White Wagtail (3) and Wheatear (4) (Thanks S.Rogers)

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Siblyback lake at 0930hrs. Also Red-necked Grebe, Swallow, Sand Martin (10+), Crossbill (2) and Med Gull (sum plum) (Thanks M.Hughes)

Red-necked Grebe, Siblyback 240313 (M.Hughes)

PorthgwarraSERIN (male) at Dolphin House this afternoon tho mobile. Also Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff (100+)

Crantock – LITTLE AUK (2) off Crantock Beach. Also Sandwich Tern (4). Sand Martin at Trevella Park (Thanks W.Lowery)

NewquaySand Martin (8) at Porth Reservoir this morning (Thanks D.Grose). Blackcap (fem) in gardens on Thomas Road (Thanks D.Mays)

WadebridgeSand Martin (4) over river at Guineaport. Sand Martins at Clapper Marshes this morning (Thanks P.Mcbreen & W.Delacour)

Gwithian - Sand Martin (15), Sandwich Tern (6) and Wheatear (2) this morning (Thanks S.Rogers)

FalmouthWheatear (5) on rocks at Gyllyngvase Beach. Sandwich Tern (3) also. Sandwich Tern (2) flew towards Pendennis Point. Slav Grebe off Point. Also Sand Martin and Whimbrel (2). (Thanks J.St Ledger)

TreenWheatear (14) at Trevedran Cliffs. Also Sandwich Tern (4) and GN Diver (Thanks M.Bishop)

St Columb MajorChiffchaff and Siskin (m+f) in garden (Thanks D.Dennis)

Stithians  – Sand Martin (15) and Chiffchaff at Stithians Reservoir at 1500hrs. (Thanks S.Van Hear)

St Ives – Wheatear (2) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks P J Smale and V.Stratton)

Men-An-TolShort Eared Owl hunting just east of Men an Tol at c1500hrs (Thanks Paul H)

St Austell - Sand Martin (100+) and Swallow (4)  at Par beach pool at 1300hrs (Thanks M.Jones)

HayleWheatear (4) and Swallow at Carnsew Basin (Thanks W.Chegwidden) 

Truro - Barn Owl in Tresillian village (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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