Sunday 31st March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Water Pipit, Copperhouse Creek 310313 (D.Mays)

Bodmin moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Siblyback lake. Red-necked Grebe also

GoonhavernRed Kite flew over towards Newquay being mobbed by Carrion Crows at 1110hrs (Thanks C+J Keast)

WadebridgeSpoonbill (2), Little Ringed Plover and Green Sandpiper at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway). Merlin flew over Wadebridge (Thanks D.Julian). Water Pipit at Treraven Meadows.

Red-necked Grebe, Siblyback (S.Rogers)

GwithianLittle Ringed Plover (2), Water Pipit, Wheatear (9), Pintail (drk), Peregrine over and Dunlin (5) at St Gothian Sands LNR this morning (Thanks S.Rogers and B.Toms). Siberian Chiffchaff (2) reported at Gwithian sewage works.

FalmouthCommon Scoter (drk) at Swanpool, showing well and coming to bread.

DriftBlack Redstart at Tresvennack Farm

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff (2) and Willow Warbler still at Kenidjack valley at sewage works. Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewage works (Thanks T.Fletcher)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Sandwich Tern (9) offshore this morning.(Thanks T.Fletcher)

HaylePink-footed Goose on Hayle estuary RSPB from causeway then flew north. Also Yellow-legged Gull and Goosander (m) and Sandwich Tern (2) on estuary and Med Gull (3) on Carnsew Pool. Water Pipit on saltmarsh at Copperhouse Creek east of Black Road (Thanks D.Mays)

Goosander, Copperhouse 310313 (D.Mays)

HayleWheatear (2), Water Pipit and Back-headed Gull, with pale pink plumage at Ryans field this morning (Thanks B.Toms)

TruroBrambling in garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

PenzanceBlack Redstart (2) still on sea defence rocks by train station. Also Brent Goose (10) offshore. Purple Sandpiper (4) by Jubilee Pool at 1510hrs (Thanks M.Royal)

StithiansLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) at Stithians reservoir still at south end from Carnmenellis Causeway

HelstonWhooper Swan (juv) still at boating lake

Wheatear, Marazion (S.Rogers)

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