Thursday 30th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel again at  Boat Cove today (Thanks O.Curtis)

St Erth Cattle Egret (3) in field with cattle at Tregrea Lane. Also Little Egret (12) (Thanks B.Dallas)

The LizardHoopoe still at Manaccan in village centre at 11.45am

HayleRing-billed Gull (ad) at Hayle estuary from causeway at 1309hrs. Still present late afternoon. Also 2w Yellow-legged Gull, two Iceland Gulls, Med Gull (21) and Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field (Thanks B.Dallas)

St Ives Sandwich Tern (38), Purple Sandpiper (10) and Sand Martin (10) at St Ives (Thanks V.Stratton)

Wednesday 29th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret  (6) over Trevithick Manor Farm (cbwps)

HelstonHoopoe in private garden near Culdrose today (Thanks B.King)

The LizardHoopoe at Manaccan this afternoon (Thanks Z. Dugmore)

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) again on estuary this afternoon. Also Spoonbill (2) on Ryan’s Field

FalmouthSlav Grebe off Swanpool. Also Black Redstart at Falmouth (cbwps)

Tuesday 28th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove

Carnhell Green Great White Egret flew east over at 1150hrs (Thanks G.Wills)

MarazionRing-billed Gull and Little Gull at Red River mouth. Great White Egret at Marazion Marsh RSPB

NewquayCattle Egret (6) still at Penpol Creek this evening

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler still at University Campus

Truro Iceland Gull (imm) on the river opposite Tresmple Pool at 1000hrs (cbwps)

The Lizard Marsh Harrier at Goonhilly Downs (cbwps)

Monday 27th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanjizal Dusky Warbler at Nanjizal Valley

HayleBonaparte’s Gull flew onto estuary at c1800hrs. Cattle Egret on Ryans Field then flew SW at 1720hrs. Also Spoonbill (2) and Sand Martin (2)

HelstonCattle Egret still at Degibna

SancreedIceland Gull (imm) and Med Gull (5) in ploughed field (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthSlav Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore

Sunday 26th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat cove this morning

Hayle Bonaparte’s Gull reported Hayle Estuary RSPB then flew east

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel Estuary on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

Helston Cattle Egret (2+) in fields by Degibna Church this afternoon (Thanks F.Trewin)

St ErthCattle Egret again at Tredrea Lane today

MarazionGreat White Egret still in pines at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0710hrs then flew towards St Erth. Also Red Kite (3)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on Hayle Estuary

NanquidnoIceland Gull (1cy) at Nanquidno. Also White Wagtail (2) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

PorthIceland Gull at Porth Reservoir briefly this afternoon

Drift – Iceland Gull at Drift Reservoir. Also Pink-footed Goose

Bodmin Moor Red Kite over Bowithick at midday (Thanks A.Bond)

Saturday 25th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (6) by Gannel Estuary again on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

St ErthCattle Egret (3) flew north east from Tredrea Lane at 0930hrs

Fowey EstuaryCattle Egret (11+) at Fowey Estuary today. Also Osprey this morning (Thanks B.Borter)

Marazion – Siberian Chiffchaff at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Velvet Scoter offshore

Falmouth Iceland Gull (1cy) at Swanpool on rocks on west side. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at University on Exeter Campus, Penryn. Also Cetti’s Warbler still at Swanpool and Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens on west side (D.Chaney)

HayleIceland Gull and Spoonbill again on estuary

GwithianIceland Gull (imm) flew over St Gothian Sands NR this morning (Thanks L.Rowe)

Mevagissey – Glaucous Gull (2w) on rocks by beach at Portholland

St Ives Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill. Also Short-eared Owl in off the sea and Merlin in area (Thanks V.Stratton)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart at midday

No sign of Lesser Scaup at Dozmary Pool