Sunday 26th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup again at Dozmary Pool

St ClementCattle Egret (12) in field by road at Menadews Farm

NewquayCattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary this morning viewed from car park

Helford Cattle Egret (15) in Trees at Frenchman’s Creek, Helford River late morning

Coverack Glaucous Gull (juv) again at Coverack harbour at midday. Also Iceland Gull present (T.Phelps)

HayleIceland Gull at Hayle estuary again this morning. Spoonbill at Copperhouse Creek

Mounts Bay Pomarine Skua (2) viewed from Jubilee pool this morning. No sign of adult Pacific Diver

 

Saturday 25th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Trenow Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view.

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

TruroCattle Egret (9) at St Clement in field by Menadews Farm

Newquay – Cattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary. Water Pipit at Gannel Estuary at 1215hrs

Porthleven – Cattle Egret flew over Porthleven this morning

St Austell  Glaucous Gull (juv) again, flew east over Charlestown at 1200hrs. Also Black Redstart (2) on the cliffs at Duporth beach.

HayleSpoonbill and Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary RSPB

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Falmouth Moor

Lizard – male Hen Harrier over fields on approach to Kynance Cove

Mousehole Iceland Gull (juv) and Glaucous Gull (juv) in St. Clement roost

 

 

Friday 24th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

The Lizard Velvet Scoter (2) flew past Lizard Point

St Agnes – Short-eared Owl at St Agnes Head SW707518

Tehidy – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP at pond by cafe

PolgiggaLapland Bunting (3) in bulb fields at Higher Bosistow this morning Also male Hen Harrier. Iceland Gull (juv) at Raftra Farm (Thanks M.Wallace)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on estuary this afternoon viewed from B3301 causeway.

St Austell Glaucous Gull (juv) on Duporth Beach today (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

GwithianRed-throated Diver (6) and GN Diver (2) off Gwithian

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff  at Sewage Works. Firecrest in woods nearby and Med Gull (2) on Boating lake.

Thursday 23rd February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay Cattle Egret (4) on The Gannel estuary this afternoon. Also Ring-billed Gull (1w) again

St Clement – Cattle Egret (8) in field by road at Menadews Farm

Godrevy Balearic Shearwater (4) past Godrevy Point .

CoverackIceland Gull (juv) still at Coverack Harbour.

Hayle Iceland Gull still off the causeway. Also Spoonbill still.(Thanks J.Swann)

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler again at Tehidy CP by café (Thanks A.Neil)

Wadebridge – Spoonbill (2) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Cape CornwallFulmar (622) and single Great Skua past cape Cornwall this morning (N.Wheatley)

Falmouth – Possible tristis Chiffchaff at Swanpool today (Thanks J.Irvine)

ChybuccaGolden Plover (400+) in fields adjacent to A30 north of Chybucca this morning

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay – adult Pacific Diver again this afternoon off Jubilee pool. Also Pomarine Skua and Velvet Scoter (2) off Marazion.

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove again today

NewquayRing-billed Gull again on Gannel Estuary.

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary. Also Iceland Gull (2)

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP near café.

Coverack Iceland Gull at Coverack Harbour this afternoon

LamornaBlack Redstart at Lamorna Cove this afternoon

Cape CornwallChough (14) over Cape Cornwall this morning (N.Wheatley)

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Tuesday 21st February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 0945hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view.

Marazion Pacific Diver still offshore but distant, also Velvet Scoter (2) still offshore

Helston Cattle Egret (16) roosting at Loe Pool again this evening.

Millbrook Cattle Egret (2) in cattle field on Withnoe Lane at 1645hrs.

Lizard Glaucous Gull (juv) east past Lizard Point.

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) again from the causeway this afternoon.

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler still at Swanpool.

TehidyYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by cafe.