Daily Archives: April 9, 2017

Sunday 9th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

BudeCattle Egret (7) at Bude Marshes today

Newquay Cattle Egret (4) again on south side of Penpol Creek this evening

St JustWoodchat Shrike again this morning at Cot Valley (Thanks A.Whitehouse). Also Woodchat Shrike at Tregeseal just east of vicarage in hedge by field viewed from Vicarage Drive

The LizardWoodchat Shrike near Predannack Wollas at Soap Rock at Soapy Cove this morning

TreenRed-rumped Swallow over east side flew over east side of Penberth Cove at 1350hrs

Nanjizal Wryneck at Nanjizal Valley this morning

MevagisseyHoopoe calling from trees close to Heligan Caravan Park at 1100hrs (Thanks P.Blackburn)

Hayle – putative Caspian Gull on estuary this afternoon.  Also Spoonbill (2) still and Iceland Gull (Thanks M.Halliday)

Trevose Long-eared Owl, Short-Eared Owl, Turtle Dove, Tree Pipit and Grasshopper Warbler at Trevose head today (P.Roseveare via Twitter)

MarazionIceland Gull on beach

PolgiggaIceland Gull again this morning (Thanks M.Wallace)

DriftIceland Gull at Drift Reservoir this afternoon

St IvesOsprey over Buttermilk Hill before heading west

LauncestonRed Kite over A30 junction near Plusha this morning (cbwps)

Dobwalls – Red Kite over Treburgie Water (cbwps)

Porthgwarra – Whimbrel (3) today (Thanks M.Wallace)

Sancreed Tree Pipit at Sancreed today (Thanks D.Flumm)

Perranuthnoe – No sign of Hudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove today