Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Monday 17th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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The Lizard – Woodchat Shrike still in fields behind Old Lizard Point at 1215hrs. Also Green Woodpecker at St Ruan (Thanks M.Parker and F.Trewin). Hooded Crow flew over Lizard

Goss Moor NNR – Little Bunting (2) still at Toads Hole. Park near green shed on Toad’s Hole Lane and walk right to view near pylons before the Marsh Fritillary sign.

Sancreed Iceland Gull (imm) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

MouseholeIceland Gull still on St Clement Isle

NewquayLapland Bunting flew west over East Pentire early afternoon

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Ryan’s Field. (Thanks D.Pierrepont)

TintagelPeregrine circling over Bossiney this afternoon (Thanks P.Smith)

Recently – Hoopoe (2) on 11th April and Squacco Heron on 14th April, photographed in Cornwall, no other information given

Sunday 16th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Woodchat Shrike in fields behind Old Lizard Point. Black kite flew south west over Goonhilly Downs. Also Osprey Over. Iceland Gull at St Keverne (Thanks M.Parker et al).

Goss MoorLittle Bunting (2) again. (Take the road through Tregoss and head towards Enniscaven, turn right down the lane for Toad’s Hole. Once past number 3 Toad’s Hole with the green shed walk right along the track. The birds frequent the area around the 2 large pylons before the Marsh Fritillary information board. Limited parking along Toad’s Hole lane)

Porthtowan – Osprey flew inland at c3pm (Thanks W.Arnold)

Hayle Spoonbill again at Lelant Saltings this afternoon.

St Ives – male Ring Ouzel (2) at Buttermilk Hill, also Cuckoo (Thanks V.Stratton)