Wednesday 1st May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Trispen*BLACK KITE* reported around ploughed fields between Trispen and Carland Cross this evening with Red Kite (2) and Buzzard (20+).

Lands End – WOODCHAT SHRIKE (male) at Trevilley Farm. Park by B3315 just west of entrance then walk down entrance track and view field on left 100 yards before buildings SW.358.246. Wood Warbler, Yellow Wagtail (male) and Blue-headed Wagtail (2) at Trinity Pool

MarazionRed Kite (4) flew over Plain-an-Gwarry at 1230hrs. Also large numbers of Swifts (Thanks M.Hutchens)

LostwithielRed Kite near Lostwithiel flew South East towards Gribbon Head (Thanks R.Davey)

St BlazeyRed Kite flew over being mobbed (Thanks P.Barlow)

Perranwell Red Kite drifted west over at 1100hrs (Thanks S.Rogers)

Gwithian Red Kite over St Gothians Sands NR at Midday (Thanks M.Grantham)

HayleRed Kite (2) flew north east over Porthkidney Sands this afternoon

Carnon CrossRed Kite (2) attempting to feed off a road kill between Carland Cross roundabout and Trispen. (Thanks C.Mason)

Longrock – Red Kite flew north over Newtown Roundabout at 1100hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

PolgiggaRed Kite (3+) flew east over at c1030hrs

St JustRed Kite flew over at c1430hrs

Falmouth Osprey drifted north over the dam at Argal reservoir before heading low over College Reservoir. Marsh Harrier (2nd sum male type) flew NE over dam at Argal reservoir at c2030hrs (Thanks S.Perfect) Swift (3) over Princess Pavillion area (Thanks R.Matias)

WadebridgeHobby and Swift (3) over Polmorla Valley (Thanks C.Selway). Swift (4) at Clapper Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

DevoranGrey Plover (in partial summer plumage) and Whimbrel (16) at Devoran (Thanks J. St Ledger)

PolzeathPuffin (3) off Rumps Point this morning (Per D.Julian)

PenzanceSwift (12) over Penzance (Thanks M.Jasper)

Sancreed Wheatear (4), Stonechat and Green Woodpecker (2) today (Thanks D.Flumm)

GrampoundCuckoo on power cable c1 mile north of Grampound (Thanks D.Hall)

TruroWheatear (2) at Daubuz Moor Nature reserve (Thanks M.Barnett)

One thought on “Wednesday 1st May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Chris Mason

    2 red kite trying to feed off a road kill between carland cross roundabout and Trispen.

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