Tuesday 10th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) relocated at 11:55 circling over car park & Swingate’s House gradually drifting towards Trevilley, then at 1205hrs over Trevilley then flew towards Nanjizal at 1208hrs and lost to view, over Polgigga between 1300-1335hrs, then at 13:54 viewed from Swingate’s House but distant, again in flight from pools by Skewjack at 1530hrs towards Lands end and no further sign by 2000hrs in heavy fog at Lands End. Serin (male) still at Land’s End singing at 0820hrs south of A30 in horse paddock between Swingates House and car park, still at 10:43 singing in garden at Swingates House and still present this evening in horse paddock. Also Turtle Dove (4), Spotted Flycatcher (2), Redpoll. Yellow wagtail, Bar Owl & Redwing (Thanks P.Freestone and K.Nethercoat).

The LizardSubalpine Warbler (fem) still at Kynance Cove. Bee-eater near Coverack over Little Treleaver at 19:55

Drift – Great White Egret still at Drift Reservoir at north end

PolgiggaWoodchat Shrike nearby just south of Arden-Sawah in 1st field on path to St levan church (Thanks M.Wallace)

Marazion – Woodchat Shrike (1s male) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 07:35, still showing well at 1352hrs. Report of Hudsonian Whimbrel was a Whimbrel (Thanks K.Nethercoat)

North Cliffs – Hoopoe no further information(cbwps)

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary at 10:35 from B3301 causeway

PenzanceOsprey flew over this morning

Penryn – Osprey flew over Penryn Campus about 1515hrs (Thanks S.Bearhop)

RameTurtle Dove (3) and Redwing (2) at Rame Barton

St Just – Pied Flycatcher (fem) still in Cot Valley. Also Hobby over and Lesser Whitethroat (male) near donley field at east end (cbwps)

DownderryGreat Northern Diver (25) and Arctic Skua past Downderry this morning (cbwps)

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