Monthly Archives: July 2017

Monday 31st July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Glossy Ibis (A.Langdon)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (14) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon. Glossy Ibis (4) and Cattle Egret (4) at Amble Marshes this evening. (Thanks C.Selway, A.Langdon, D.Julian et al)

Photos: P.Roseveare

Drift – 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 136 Canada, 1 Greylag & 6 hybrid geese, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Swift (Thanks D. Flumm)

Sunday 30th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel (4) past Gwennap Head between 05301300hrs. Also Great Shearwater (4), Storm Petrel (130+), Cory’s Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (7)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel flew past St Ives Island between 0655-0830hrs

NewlynYellow-legged Gull (juv) at Newlyn Harbour

Saturday 29th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel flew north past Gwennap Head at 0808hrs, Wilson’s Petrel reported past at 1230hrs and probable Barolo Little Shearwater flew past at 1430hrs. Storm Petrel (147+), Great Shearwater (7+), Pom Skua, Arctic Skua, Great Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater (9)

PenzanceWilson’s Petrel (4) from pelagic. Also Cory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater (5), Yellow-legged Gull and Sooty SHearwater (2)

The LizardWilson’s Petrel (2), Great Shearwater (36), Storm Petrel (195), Balearic Shearwater (23), Sooty Shearwater (38), Arctic Skua (4), Great Skua and Puffin (24) flew past Lizard Point between 0630-1300hrs

RameWilson’s Petrel reported flew past Rame Head at 1020hrs

Friday 28th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Wilson’s Petrel (2+) flew past Lizard Point between 1310-1825hrs. Also Great Shearwater (40), Cory’s Shearwater (20), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Storm Petrel (150+)

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel flew past Gwennap Head at 0910hrs, probable Wilson’s Petrel flew west past Gwennap Head at 1030hrs. Also Cory’s Shearwater (90+), Great Shearwater (26+), Sooty Shearwater (28+), Arctic SkuaRoseate Tern and Storm Petrel (180)

LamornaGreat Shearwater (10), Cory’s Shearwater (16), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (18) and Storm Petrel (38)

HayleYellow-legged Gull on Hayle Estuary RSPB

Thursday 27th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Great Shearwater (S.Rogers)

PenzanceWilson’s Petrel (2) offshore from pelagic. Also Cory’s Shearwater (2), Great Shearwater (2), Yellow-legged Gull, Storm Petrel (30), Arctic Skua and Great Skua

WadebridgeCattle Egret (3) at Middle Amble in cattle field off Public footpath from bridge before car park.

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (13), Cory’s Shearwater (30), Balearic Shearwater (6), Sooty Shearwater (33), Great Skua and Storm Petrel (20) flew past Gwennap Head today. Also Ocean Sunfish and Leatherback Turtle

Cape CornwallSooty Shearwater (6) flew past btween 0900-1100hrs

Pentire PointGreat Shearwater and Cory’s Shearwater few past

Wednesday 26th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (2) still at Walmsley Sanctuary in cattle field at 1950hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (5), Great Shearwater (9+), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (4) flew past Gwennap Head today

LamornaGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (4) and Storm Petrel (10) flew past Tater-du lighthouse between 0620-0930hrs