Thursday 4th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) still at Siblyback lake. Osprey fishing at 1100hrs. Red-necked Grebe also. Merlin flew through (Thanks A.Dawson). possible SIBERIAN STONECHAT at Siblyback lake in scrub at the north end of reservoir near where the old hide used to be. Also Black Redstart (Thanks G.Lewis)

NanquidnoHOODED CROW flew north over Nanquidno valley this morning

St AustellRing Ouzel (2+) still along Blackpool Clay Trail

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff at Kenidjack Valley at sewage works

Penzance Black Redstart still east of railway station on sea defence rocks. Black Redstart on rocks at Tolcarne Beach. Brent Geese (10) between Tolcarne and Larrigan then by Larrigan Rocks (Thanks G.Hobin)

Black Redstart, Penzance, 040413 (G.Hobin)

TruroBrambling (2 fem) in garden still (Thanks D.Jenkins)

FalmouthCommon Scoter (drk) still at Swanpool. no sign of Iceland Gull. Sandwich Tern (2) and Slav Grebe off Gyllyngvase beach (Thanks T.Walters)

Bude Red Kite over fields at Northcott Mouth at c1230hrs then flew towards Bude

CubertBlack Redstart in garden briefly

WadebridgeLittle Ringed Plover (7) at Treraven Meadows this morning then (4) flew to estuary at 1315hrs. Goosander (2) at Egloshayle area (Thanks D.Julian)

Men-An-TolRing Ouzel (male) still at 1900hrs (Thanks T.Fletcher)

Brent Geese, Penzance, 040413 (G.Hobin)

NewquayFirecrest (male) along footpath from Holywell to Ellenglaze in streem side bushes near cattle field just beyond Park Dean Caravan Park

PendowerBT Diver (9), Slav Grebe and GN Diver (3)

GwithianSiberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

HelstonWhooper Swan (juv) at Boating Lake

St Austell Brambling (2 male) in garden (Thanks T.Cooper)

One thought on “Thursday 4th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Gary Lewis

    The possible Sibe Stonechat was in scrub at the north end of the reservoir near where the “old” hide used to be. There was also a very bright Male Stonechat around the carpark as as well, but this was a standard Stonechat.

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