Monthly Archives: December 2017

Saturday 30th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem and 2 juv drk), Velvet Scoter, Great Northern Diver (4) and Long-tailed Duck still off Porthpean

WadebridgeHawfinch (5+) at Egloshayle Cemetery at 1405hrs. Water Pipit (2) and Spoonbill still at Walmsley Sanctuary from Tower Hide

NewlynIceland Gull (juv) and Glaucous Gull (juv) at Newlyn Harbour

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary RSPB

MarazionWater Pipit (2) still on beach

SaltashBlack-necked Grebe (2) at St Johns Lake from Marine Drive near jetty at 1120hrs

Friday 29th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) at Dozmary Pool

NanjizalLittle Bunting at Nanjizal Bunting this evening

HelfordCattle Egret (4) still at Newtown-in-St Martin

RockCattle Egret at Porthhilly Farm

St AustellSurf Scoter (2. ad fem and juv drk) and Long-tailed Duck still off Porthpean

HayleSpoonbill still on estuary

WadebridgeSpoonbill at Walmsley Sanctuary

SancreedHen Harrier at Sancreed

NewlynGlaucous Gull (juv) on fish market roof in harbour at 1510hrs, showing well. Iceland Gull also in harbour at 1540hrs. Pom Skua off Newlyn this morning

CoverackIceland Gull (2w) still on beach at Dean Quarries this morning

St KevernGreat Northern Diver and Black Redstart at Porthoustock Cove

Wednesday 27th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St AustellSurf Scoter (2. ad fem and juv drk) still off Lower Porthpean this morning

FalmouthYellow-browed warbler at Swanvale. Also Firecrest (3) (Cornwall Bird Tours)

WadebridgeHawfinch at Trenant industrial estate late morning

Cape CornwallIceland Gull (juv) flew north past Cape Cornwall at 0915hrs

Coverack Iceland Gull still on rocks near harbour today (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Hayle – ad and 1w Yellow-legged Gull on Hayle est this afternoon (Thanks B.Dallas and Cornwall Bird Tours)

Drift Pink-footed Goose with Canadas (Thanks M.Bishop and Cornwall Bird Tours)