Tuesday 9th April 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – *LESSER SCAUP* (ad drk) at Siblyback Lake. Also Red-necked Grebe

The LizardHOOPOE at Lestowder on lawn opposite yellow farm building then flew north. Redstart on coast path just west of Nare Point (Thanks N.Berry)

Wadebridge - Osprey over Wadebridge at 1400hrs. Little Ringed Plover, Water Pipit, Willow Warbler, White Wagtail and Green Sandpiper (2) at Treraven Meadow at 1320hrs (Thanks D.Julian). House Martin at Westerlands Road. Brambling in garden this morning. (Thanks JB)

LostwithielOsprey flew over at c1200hrs (Thanks JB)

Falmouth – no sign of Common Scoter (drk) at Swanpool but Willow Warbler. Sandwich Tern (3) off Castle Beach. Wheatear (3) at Pendennis Point. Sandwich Tern (8) and Med Gull offshore (Thanks D.Chaney). Common Scoter (3.  2m 1f) off Swanpool this evening (Thanks S.Bearhop)

BudeCommon Sandpiper, Swallow (30+) and House Martin at Bude marshes. also Teal (10+), Mallard (5+), Water rail, Buzzard, Meadow Pipit (15+), Goldfinch (2) and Chiffchaff (3). Common Sandpiper on estuary. Also Linnet (2) and Herring Gull (35). Wheatear (3) in breakwater area. Also Cormorant and Rock Pipit (Thanks H.Kendall)

St IvesRing Ouzel (6. 4m 2f) at Buttermilk Hill. Also Golden Plover (2 sum plum), White Wagtail (2) and Wheatear (4) (Thanks D.Mays, V.Stratton and A.Whitehouse). Purple Sandpiper (6+) on rocks on north side of St Ives Island. Black Redstart on rocks on west side of Island (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

Men-an-tolRing Ouzel (2m) near black bales. Also Wheatear (2m) (Thanks D.Mays and A.Whitehouse)

PenzanceBrent Goose (8) at Wherrytown

NewlynBrent Goose (6), Willow Warbler (2) and White Wagtail (3) (Thanks D.Mays)

Brenmt Geese, Newlyn 090413 (D.Mays)

HayleMed Gull (4+), Sandwich Tern, Grey Plover (3), Swallow, Dunlin (10+), Bar-tailed Godwit (11) and Ringed Plover (25+) and Knot (4) at Cansew Pool (Thanks D.Mays)

Newquay - Firecrest at Porth Joke this morning. Also Chiffchaff (30) and Willow Warbler (8)  (Thanks S.Rowe)

PastowBlack Redstart in field behind St Merryn village (Thanks R.Augarde)

TruroBrambling (fem) and Chiffchaff in garden this morning (Thanks D.Jenkins)

St AustellRing Ouzel (6) at Blackpool Clay Trail

St Agnes Wheatear (12) between Tubby’s Head and Wheal Coates (Thanks Annie)

GwithianHouse Martin (2) over main pool at St Gothian Sands LNR at c1500hrs (Thanks R.Crocker)

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