Sunday 28th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Iceland Gull, Helford from AK Widlife Cruise 280413 (S.White)

St Austell RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Par Beach Pool. Whimbrel (19) on beach. Swift (5) over (Thanks R.Davey)

At Sea GOLDEN ORIOLE died after landing on a Newlyn trawler off the Cornish coast today (Thanks F.Harris)

Land’s EndWOODCHAT SHRIKE (m) at Trevilley farm in field on left 100m before farm buildings. SW358246. Also Redstart (f) and Wheatear (12) at Land’s End.

Helford Iceland Gull (1w) near Helford today seen from AK Wildlife Cruise.

St JustRed Kite flew over Bollowall Farm at 0730hrs. Also a number of Wheatear (Thanks K.Bealing)

Gwithian Yellow Wagtail (2), Pied Wagtail (12), Wheatear, Swallow (120+), Sand Martin (30+), House Martin (1), Whimbrel (25), Dunlin (21) and Bar-tailed Godwit at St Gothian Sands NR 0700-0900hrs

The Lizard Tree Pipit, Lesser Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler (2), Wheatear (4+), Sedge Warbler (3+), Common Whitethroat, Golden Plover, GS Woodpecker and Willow Warbler (4+) at Windmill Farm (Thanks D.Mays)

Tree Pipit, Windmill Farm 280413 (D.Mays)

PenzanceSiskin (m+f) at Trewidden Gardens (Thanks S.Kerton)

Bodmin MoorSwift flew over Siblyback dam at c0830hrs. Also Swallow (20+), Sand Martin (2) and House Martin (10+). Whimbrel on small sandy beach at southern end (Thanks A.Scales) Cuckoo, Redstart (2) near visito centre and Sedge Warbler (5) at Siblyback (Thanks M.Hughes)

Port GaverneGrasshopper Warbler (2) on The Main at 1000hrs (Thanks T.Potterton)

HayleOsprey at Hayle Estuary RSPB this morning then flew south. Pink-footed Goose with Greylag Geese then flew off. Also Whimbrel (6) on estuary this afternoon (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionMarsh Harrier (fem) at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0830hrs. GN Diver (5) offshore

SaltashBlack-tailed Godwit (27), Greenshank (9) and Whimbrel (5) at Kingsmill Creek (Thanks S.Cox)

FalmouthSedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Blackcap (3+ m), Swift (11) and Swallow (3) at Swanpool. White Wagtail on Gyllyngvase Beach. Whimbrel (2), 1 on seawall nr Gyllyngvase beach, 1 near near Castle Beach. Wheatear and Swift also near Castle Beach. GN Diver (17 inc some sum plum) in Falmouth Bay. Wheatear (2) at Pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney and S.Perfect) Red-necked Grebe and Sandwich Tern (2) in Falmouth Bay early evening (Thanks R.Matias)

DevoranSwift (2) flew over at 1300hrs (Thanks J.Lander)

DownderryGN Diver (26), Whimbrel (44) and Common Scoter (30) this morning (Thanks A.Payne)

Newlyn Whimbrel (6) at Tolcarne, mid afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

PendowerWhimbrel (33) this afternoon at Pendower beach (Thanks P.Miles)

Sancreed Whimbrel (3), Cuckoo, Wheatear (29 on east side Bartinney), Blackcap (4) and Whitethroat (6) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Newquay Whimbrel (6), Whitethroat (3), Wheatear (2), Stonechat (8+), Skylark (20+) and Linnet (10+) at Pentire Headland (Thanks W.Lowery)

Launceston Woodcock mid-afternoon flushed by pheasant naer Penhole Farm. Also Blackcap in garden at Coads Green (Thanks P.Mallett)

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