Thursday 11th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

ParRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool this morning

PortscathoSlav Grebe (11) and GN Diver offshore.

St GermansBlack Redstart (2 fem)

St BuryanGarganey (drk) in area with no general access

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning

Connor DownsWillow Warbler in garden this morning. Also Blackcap (male) (Thanks B.Hampshire)

Penzance Willow Warbler singing from garden hedge next to St Johns Hall car park (Thanks M.Jasper)

The LizardFirecrest (2. M+F) in valley at Housel Bay at 1100hrs. Swallow (2) over fields behind Bass Point at 1045hrs (Thanks M.Pamphilon)

FalmouthSlav Grebe off Gyllyngvase beach this morning. Whimbrel at Penryn on estuary by BMW garage. Red-breasted Merganser (6) off Pendennis Point. Water Rail (2) and Chiffchaff at Swanpool (Thanks A.Kiz)

StithiansSwallow at Stithians reservoir. Also Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff (Thanks A.Kiz)

St AustellWhimbrel at Spit beach at midday (Thanks P.Barlow)

Porthgwarra - Black Redstart (ad male) at Gwennap Head on clifftop rocks 200m West of coastguard lookout station at 1300hrs (Thanks J.Cook)

WadebridgeBullfinch (m+f) in garden on Westerlands Road. (Thanks JB). Ruff at Walmsley

St Just - Swallow (2) over Bollowall Farm at 1500hrs (Thanks K.Bealing)

LauncestonLesser Redpoll in garden (Thanks M.Wright)

SennenSwallow (5) over dunes near lifeguard but at 1640hrs (Thanks J.Cook)

PolzeathPuffin (2) at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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