Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Praa Sands -  RED-RUMPED SWALLOW with c.20 Swallows from coastal path between Praa Sands and Prussia Cove at 15:40hrs (Birdnet)

The Lizard GLOSSY IBIS still at Gillan Creek this morning (TR12 7NT; SW703116) (Birdnet)

Land’s EndHoopoe St.Just at Lands End Radio Station at midday (TR19 7LE SW366312) (Birdnet)

St IvesRing Ouzel (4m and 2f) on south side of buttermilk Hill this morning. (Walk to large rocks at top of hill and view rocky field with sheep/cows). Also Wheatear (20+), Willow Warbler (3) and Cuckoo. (P.Freestone)

FalmouthOsprey from AK Wildlife Cruise from Falmouth this morning. Also Eider, Great Northern Diver (4) and Whimbrel (5) (Thanks R.Hollis). Black Guillemot seen from AK wildlife cruise trip and also off Swanpool point. Whimbrel (11) in flight off Swanpool Point. possible Sabine’s Gull, Puffin, Manx Shearwater (22), Common Scoter (3), Whimbrel (15), BT Diver (2), GN Diver (15) and Sandwich Tern (2) off Pendennis Point between 0800-0900hrs. Garden Warbler at Argal Reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

Drift – Drake Garganey still at Drift Resv in NW/arm from hide (SW436288) (Thanks J.Swann)

HayleCetti’s Warbler singing in scrub to left of hide at Ryan’s Field at 1300hrs. Also Whimbrel (4), Reed Warbler (2), Willow Warbler and Blackcap. Common Sandpiper and Greenshank on Lelant Saltings (P.Freestone)

Marazion Great Northern Diver offshore this morning.

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