Thursday 16th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelstonBonaparte’s Gull (1w) still at Helston Boating Lake and showing well (Thanks S.Rogers)

St Erth Cattle Egret (3) early morning in field at Treloweth Lane, then in field with cattle north of St Erth village on Tredrea Lane at 1100rs then flushed by cyclist and flew south (Thanks B.Dallas)

HayleCattle Egret on main estuary at 0920hrs. Three Birds on Lelant slatings later, probably the ones from St Erth. Also Iceland Gull (2) again at 1200hrs (Thanks M.Halliday and S.Rogers)

Iceland Gull, Hayle 16032017 (P.Freestone)

Record shot of Iceland Gull, Hayle (P.Freestone)

Gorren Haven Hoopoe this afternoon at Boswinger (Thanks T.Pinto)

Falmouth Iceland Gull (ad) at Argal Reservoir this afternoon then flew towards the coast (Thanks D.Chaney)

WadebridgeGarganey (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary this evening

Marazion Garganey (2) on sea off Old Station House (cbwps)

Gwithian Little Ringed Plover at St Gothian Sands NR this afternoon, also Iceland Gull (juv). No sign late evening but Sand Martin (3) (Thanks S.Rogers)

St Ives Black Redstart at St Ives Island. Great Crested Grebe on sea, also Common Dolphin (20+) headed west and Harbour Porpoise (50+) (Thanks J.Brodie-Good)

Seaton Slav Grebe offshore. Also Common Scoter (7) and GN Diver (6) (Thanks C.Buckland)

KendijackChiffchaff (8) at Kendijack this morning

SancreedFieldfare (9) and Chiffchaff (2). Also Red-legged Partridge at Sancreed Beacon (first in area for over 20 years) (Thanks D.Flumm)

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