Thursday 28th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Ring Ouzels, Buttermilk Hill 280313 (V.Stratton)

Bodmin Moor - *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) and Red-necked Grebe at Siblyback Reservoir this morning. Ring Ouzel (male) in field behind dam (Thanks S.Rogers)

Falmouth Common Scoter (drk) at Swanpool still. Also Water Rail (3). Green Woodpecker in cemetary nearby. (Thanks J.Cripps and D.King). Sandwich Tern (4) at Gyllyngvase. Grey Plover, Whimbrel and Sandwich Tern (2) at Gorrangorras (Thanks D.Chaney et al). Bittern at College reservoir still. Goosander at Argal reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney) Black Redstart (male) opposite no.3 Trenoweth Road at 1240hrs. Purple Sandpiper (12+) on rocks at Gyllynvase and Black Redstart (f) (Thanks D.Mays)

HelstonWhooper Swan (juv) still at boating lake (Thanks J.St Legder)

HayleLittle Ringed Plover still on estuary opposite car wash. Also Common Sandpiper. Water Pipit on saltmarsh at Copperhouse Creek east of Black Road (Thank J.St Ledger)

RameRing Ouzel (m) and Wheatear (30+) at Rame Head today (Thanks J.Eames, L.Courtnell and D.Allan)

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Eastern Green Beach

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Wheatear (2), Swallow (5+) and House Martin (10+) (Thanks E.James)

SennenSiberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest at Brew sewage works

NewquayWheatear (6. 5m 1f)  between Pollyjoke beach and Holywell Bay  (Thanks J.Crozier)

Stithians - Goldeneye and Sand Martin (c20) at Stithians reservoir (Thanks D.King)

St IvesRing Ouzel (3. 2m+1f), Golden Plover (160), Wheatear (8), Redwing and Stock Dove (2) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

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