Wednesday 17th March 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bodmin Moor*LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Access from Jamaica Inn off A30. Also Smew (redhead), Goldeneye (1.male, 1.fem) and Golden Plover (70) between 1030hrs and 1530hrs. (Thanks B.Craven and K.Carter)

Sennen*CATTLE EGRET* (2) flew over Brew Farm, this morning. Long-tailed Duck still off Lifeboat station.

LizardHOOPOE near Lizard Village at 1415hrs then flew off. (Thanks T.Boulden). Also Swallow over Lizard Point

Paul - HOOPOE near Lamorna Pottery, Paul parish, late morning. (Thanks R.Saundry)

TorpointRING BILLED GULL (ad) again at St.Johns Lake off Marine Drive this afternoon, tho mobile

DriftWhooper Swan still on reservoir.

MarazionBittern and Water Pipit (2) still on Marazion marsh RSPB. BT Diver offshore (Thanks K.Carter and D.Flumm)

PenzanceSlav Grebe (2) off Long Rock and GN Diver (2). Also Black Redstart at Eastern Green Beach. Purple Sandpiper (41) on rocks between Jubilee pool and quay at midday

St Austell Black Redstart SE of St Austell at Meadow Lakes Holiday Park, Sticker.

FalmouthScandinavian Rock Pipit, Med Gull (4+.ad) and Whimbrel at Pendennis point (Thanks D.Chaney)

PorthgwarraBT Diver (5), Manx Shearwater (8) and Puffin (17) flew past Gwennap Head in 2 hours this morning

St.Ives Black Redstart (1.male, 1.fem/imm) at Barnoon cemetery. Wheatear on St.ives Island (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

One thought on “Wednesday 17th March 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

  1. Richard Saundry

    Hoopoe sighted by myself, plus one other walker, near Lamorna Pottery, Paul parish, Penwith, at 11.45am on Wednesday 17 March.

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