Daily Archives: March 5, 2017

Sunday 5th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Polgigga AMERICAN HERRING GULL (2cy) in fields at Polgigga. Also Iceland Gull (2cy) (Thanks k.Wilson)

Helston *BONAPARTE’S GULL* at Helston Boating Lake at 1250hrs (Thanks T.Blunden, I.Maclean et al)

HelstonCattle Egret (14) in roost at Loe Pool this evening. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at sewage works

Helford River Cattle Egret (12) in roost at Frenchman’s Creek at 1800hrs

Newquay Ring-billed Gull (1w) again at Gannel Estuary

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler showing well at Tehidy County Park again by café (Thanks R.Copeland)

MarazionLittle Gull at Long Rock Pool (cbwps)


Saturday 4th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Helston Cattle Egret (16) in Loe Pool roost late afternoon

St ClementCattle Egret (12) in field at Menedews Farm

NewquayCattle Egret (7) on Gannel Estuary viewed from car park early morning. Iceland Gull (juv) at Porth Reservoir

Newtown-St-MartinGlaucous Gull in field with cattle (cbwps)

Coverack Iceland Gull (adult) at Coverack. Also House Martin reported (probably seen on 3rd also) (cbwps)

HayleIceland Gull (juv), Yellow-legged Gull (3cy), Spoonbill, Goosander (3), Red-breasted Merganser (1) and Kittiwake on Estaury today (Thanks T.Phelps and M.Haliday)

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler again at Tehidy CP

Falmouth Yellow-browed Warbler at Swanpool. Also Firecrest (2) and Siberian Chiffchaff. Slavonian Grebe (2) and Red-necked Grebe (1) off Castle Beach (cbwps)

Marazion Pomarine Skua again offshore at Marazion this morning. Also Little Gull and Velvet Scoter (2)

Sancreed Hen Harrier (ring-tail), Little Egret (3) and Redwing (60) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)