Sunday 8th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionHudsonian Whimbrel (1w) on Marazion beach at 0740hrs then flew off. Woodchat Shrike (male) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB west of wooden fence in sanctuary area at 1025hrs

Lands EndDalmatian Pelican (ad) at Land’s End offshore at 1300hrs then over between 13:45 & 14:00. Also on golf course at Cape Cornwall early afternoon (Thanks S.Sampson)

The LizardRed-rumped Swallow north of village between Guavas and Trevas Farm this afternoon. Woodchat Shrike at Kynance road this evening. Pomarine Skua (12), Arctic Skua (2), Great SKua, Great Northern Diver (22) and Black-throated Diver flew past Lizard point this morning. Iceland Gull at Goonhilly

DriftGreat White Egret at Drift Reservoir at 1203hrs

RameMontagu’s Harrier (male) flew in off sea at Penlee Point and flew NW over Plymouth Sound

TruscottBlack Kite flew over

St IvesOsprey flew over at 0745hrs

VentonleagueOsprey flew NE over Ventonleague towards Connor Downs at 0800hrs (Thanks J & P. Rutter)

New PolzeathOsprey flew over at 1300hrs (cbwps)

Sennen – Turtle Dove (2) south of caravan park. Red Kite flew over Trevilley (cbwps)

Porthgwarra – Turtle Dove, Spotted Flycatcher (16), Cuckoo and Garden Warbler between Porthgwarra and St levan. Also Red Amdiral (3) (Thanks M.Wallace)

HayleSpoonbill at Hayle Estuary RSPB  at Carnsew Basin at 16:00

Launceston – Grasshopper Warbler at Coads Green reeling from scrubby marshland between Pinhole Farm and Landreyne (Thanks P.Mallett)

Tregonetha DownsCuckoo this evening (Thanks S.Grose)

2 thoughts on “Sunday 8th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Sharon Sampson

    1pm Saw a pelican off Lands End today. Gulls circling around it in the air.

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