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Saturday 25th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

TruroCattle Egret (9) at St Clement in field by Menadews Farm

Newquay – Cattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary. Water Pipit at Gannel Estuary at 1215hrs

Porthleven – Cattle Egret flew over Porthleven this morning

HayleSpoonbill and Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary RSPB

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Falmouth Moor


Friday 24th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

The Lizard Velvet Scoter (2) flew past Lizard Point

St Agnes – Short-eared Owl at St Agnes Head SW707518

Tehidy – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP at pond by cafe

PolgiggaLapland Bunting (3) in bulb fields at Higher Bosistow this morning Also male Hen Harrier. Iceland Gull (juv) at Raftra Farm (Thanks M.Wallace)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on estuary this afternoon viewed from B3301 causeway.

St Austell Glaucous Gull (juv) on Duporth Beach today (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

GwithianRed-throated Diver (6) and GN Diver (2) off Gwithian

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff  at Sewage Works. Firecrest in woods nearby and Med Gull (2) on Boating lake.

Thursday 23rd February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay Cattle Egret (4) on The Gannel estuary this afternoon. Also Ring-billed Gull (1w) again

St Clement – Cattle Egret (8) in field by road at Menadews Farm

Godrevy Balearic Shearwater (4) past Godrevy Point .

CoverackIceland Gull (juv) still at Coverack Harbour.

Hayle Iceland Gull still off the causeway. Also Spoonbill still.(Thanks J.Swann)

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler again at Tehidy CP by café (Thanks A.Neil)

Wadebridge – Spoonbill (2) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Cape CornwallFulmar (622) and single Great Skua past cape Cornwall this morning (N.Wheatley)

Falmouth – Possible tristis Chiffchaff at Swanpool today (Thanks J.Irvine)

ChybuccaGolden Plover (400+) in fields adjacent to A30 north of Chybucca this morning

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay – adult Pacific Diver again this afternoon off Jubilee pool. Also Pomarine Skua and Velvet Scoter (2) off Marazion.

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove again today

NewquayRing-billed Gull again on Gannel Estuary.

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary. Also Iceland Gull (2)

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP near café.

Coverack Iceland Gull at Coverack Harbour this afternoon

LamornaBlack Redstart at Lamorna Cove this afternoon

Cape CornwallChough (14) over Cape Cornwall this morning (N.Wheatley)


Tuesday 21st February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 0945hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view.

Marazion Pacific Diver still offshore but distant, also Velvet Scoter (2) still offshore

Helston Cattle Egret (16) roosting at Loe Pool again this evening.

Millbrook Cattle Egret (2) in cattle field on Withnoe Lane at 1645hrs.

Lizard Glaucous Gull (juv) east past Lizard Point.

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) again from the causeway this afternoon.

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler still at Swanpool.

TehidyYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by cafe.

Monday 20th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPacific Diver just east of St Michael’s Mount at 1110hrs. Also Black-throated Diver and Velvet Scoter (2) offshore at 1155hrs. Black Redstart at Gwelva (Thanks C.Young)

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Trenow Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Helston  Cattle Egret (c16) at Loe Pool, into roost around 4-4:30pm (CBWPS)

St. Clements Cattle Egret (9) at Menadews Farm viewed from main road

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir on west side of 1st pond below dam. Red-necked Grebe off Pendennis Point. Water Rail at Swanpool (Thanks J.Irvine)

Carrick RoadsSlav Grebe in Carrick Roads

Lamorna – Black Redstart at Lamorna Cove

Tehidy Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by the cafe

Seaton Red-throated Diver (23) offshore (Thanks C.Buckland)