Tuesday 6th May 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard – GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO still by road to Kynance briefly flew from willows by footpath near Carn Goon bungalow at 1805hrs. Also Cuckoo. Grasshopper Warbler (2) and Lesser Whitethroat at Windmill Farm (Thanks B.Dallas)

VentonleagueRed Kite flew over at 0915hrs. Swift (2) flew over at 0815hrs (Thanks J & P Rutter)

Four Lanes Red Kite over B3297 between Four Lanes and Burras at c0910hrs (Thanks J.Baker)

Wadebridge - Hobby at Clapper Marshes at 1245hrs. Also Swift (31) (Thanks D.Julian & S.Grose) (Thanks S.Grose)

Marazion - Garganey (fem) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1000hrs. Also Whimbrel (44) between beach and RSPB reserve at 1330-1430hrs (Thanks E.Easy)

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (4) at Battery Rocks. Also Swift (2) Thanks G.Willetts)

Halworthy Grasshopper Warbler reeling at Risley Plantation this evening (Thanks A.Bond)

FalmouthGreat Northern Diver off Gyllyngvase Beach at 14:00hrs

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