Tuesday 2nd April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) and Red-necked Grebe still at Siblyback reservoir this morning. Also Wheatear (6) and Willow Warbler (Thanks A.Dawson). DOTTEREL (3) reported at Siblyback Lake

GolantKITE sp. reported just north of Golant over B3269 at 0940hrs this morning (Per A Carey)

FalmouthICELAND GULL (1w) at Swanpool for 20mins then flew towards sea. Also Common Scoter (drk) still at Swanpool (Thanks R.Matias and D.Chaney). Osprey flew west over Boslowick at 0730hrs. Sandwich Tern (2) in Falmouth Bay (Thanks D.Chaney)

Bosullow CommonRing Ouzel (2) flew SW at 0715hrs and another flew north at 0925hrs (Thanks D.King)

MarazionGarganey (drk) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Gadwall (2), Water Rail, Bittern and Sand Martin (3) (Thanks D.King)

Wadebridge –  Spoonbill (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary. Little Ringed Plover (3), Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Sand Martin (20+), Water Pipit, Willow Warbler (20+) and Swallow (2) at Treraven Meadows. Osprey in tree at rugby club. Wheatear and Goosander at Guineaport/Egloshayle (Thanks C.Selway and W.Delacour)

St Just Siberian Chiffchaff (2) at Kenidjack Sewerage works this morning (Thanks M.Birch)

PendeenBlack-necked Grebe offshore still at 1730hrs (Thanks M.Royal)

SennenBT Diver off beach (Thanks M.Royal)

HayleChifchaff in garden at Phillack this morning (Thanks P.Roberts) Grey Plover (3), Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit (2) and Ringed Plover still at east end of Copperhouse Creek. (Thanks D.King and P J Smale).

Mount Hawke Blackcap (2m) feeding on ivy berries this afternoon (Thanks P.Roberts)

Sancreed Blackcap (m) and Willow Warbler at Sancreed today (Thanks D.Flumm)

St Austell Ring Ouzel (2) on Blackpool Clay Trail

CrantockSnow Bunting at Kelsey Head

PenzanceBlack Redstart on sew defence rocks. Chiffchaff in garden (Thanks M.Jasper)

GwithianSiberian Chiffchaff at Gwithian sewage works this evening. Little Ringed Plover (2), Pintail and Wheatear (3+) at St Gothian Sands LNRat 1800hrs

HelstonWhooper Swan (juv) at boating lake

Stithians Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at south end of reservoir

LooeSlav Grebe (3), Whimbrel, Common Scoter (drk) and Sandwich Tern (3) at Hannafore this afternoon (Thanks A.Dawson)

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