Sunday 6th April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzanceSurf Scoter (1w drk) still off bus station. Also Eider (drk), GN Diver (3. 1 nr sum plum), BT Diver, RT Diver, Sandwich Tern (3) and Guillemot (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

StithiansSlav Grebe (sum plum) still at Stithians reservoir from southern causeway. Also Goldeneye (5) and Sand Martin (2)

HayleSandwich Tern (2) at Copperhouse creek at 0945hrs, (5) in Hayle Harbour. Red-breasted Merganser on Hayle estuary from Lelant saltings. Swallow (3), Bar-tailed Godwit (11), Redshank (14), Greenshank, Canada Goose (10), Shelduck (4) and Little Egret (3) at Ryan’s Field. Sandwich Tern (16) on Hayle Estuary (Thanks V.Stratton)

GwithianSwallow (20) and Sand Martin (60) at Gwithian this morning

St IvesRing Ouzel (male) at Buttermilk Hill this evening. Swallow (6) at Buttermilk Hill this morning. (Thanks V.Stratton)

Gorran Haven – Balearic Shearwater (4), Sandwich Tern (4) and Manx Shearwater (9) offshore between 0930-1030hrs (Thanks D H Payne)

DownderryManx Shearwater (36), GN Diver (5), Gannet (26) and Fulmar off Downderry between 1300-1400hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

NewlynLittle Gull (1w) off Sandy Cove this afternoon

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