Wednesday 18th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HayleDalmatian Pelican (ad) at Hayle Estuary RSPB on main channel from causeway at 08:15, still present at 0930hrs, until 1245hrs when flushed by dog walkers and flew high towards Penzance and lost to view. Also Spoonbill still

Penzance Dalmatian Pelican flew west alongside A30 over wooded area just seaward of Treneere at 15:50hrs (Thanks M.Jasper). Osprey at 09:10 flew over harbour. Great Northern Diver in harbour

Praa Sands – Gull-billed Tern (ad) at Praa Sands on beach this morning then flew off. Also Sandwich Tern (3)

DriftOsprey hunting at Drift reservoir at 0836hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

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