Tuesday 16th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CallingtonWHITE STORK flew west along A390 towards Callington by Kit Hill at 0830hrs. SX.380.706

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Great Carclaze Pit

LongdownsICELAND GULL (juv) in field by road at 0730hrs

RameSnow Bunting still at Rame Head in last ploughed field on left before Penlee NR. Redstart near coastguard cottages

FalmouthGN Diver off Pendennis Point this morning. Sandwich Tern (3) and Swallow also offshore. Swallow (10+) and Sand Martin (3) at Swanpool. Whimbrel flew over golf course (Thanks D.Chaney). Whimbrel (15) in Gyllyngvase/Swanpool area (Per S.Perfect)

The LizardPom Skua (ad), Great Skua (2) and Arctic Tern (7) past Coverack this morning

Bodmin moor Garganey (drk) at Colliford lake in NE corner of Loveny reserve (Thanks B.Craven)

St Ives Cuckoo at Buttermilk Hill. Willow Warbler (2) at Trink Hill (Thanks D.Allan)

NewquaySnow Bunting (male) at Porth Joke on coast path at far end of valley on left side at 1800hrs. Also Wheatear (8) and Whimbrel (Thanks D.Grose)

PadstowLittle Tern off Padstow this morning (R Pickford)

Wadebridge - Garganey (drk) at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Common Sandpiper and 2 Sedge Warbler (2). Common Tern over Old Town Bridge late afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

LauncestonWoodcock over garden at Coads Green at 2100hrs (Thanks P.Mallett)

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