Sunday 23rd April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRed-footed Falcon (fem) still in field west of Lizard village this morning. Purple Heron (ad) at Crousa Downs. Wryneck at Caethillian Cove. Also Ring Ouzel. Little Stint (2) at Lizard Point

Lands EndWestern Subalpine Warbler (male) south of car park in scrub by track at SW corner of Swingates House tho elusive

Nanjizal – Red-rumped Swallow at Nanjizal early afternoon. Also Blue Headed Wagtail. Keep to public rights of way

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) at Siblyback Lake

WadebridgeOsprey at Dinham Flats

St IvesRing Ouzel (5) at Buttermilk Hill. Also Cuckoo (Thanks V.Stratton)

MarazionGarganey (drk) stilata Marazion Marsh RSPB

SennenIceland Gull flew over church to ploughed field

St Agnes – Iceland Gull (imm) at St Agnes head

HayleSpoonbill still on estuary from causeway

Saturday 22nd April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Goss MoorLittle Bunting still by pylons at Toads Hole

The LIzardRed-footed Falcon (fem) at Caethillian Cove on wires by pumping station at 2020hrs then flew east. Ring Ouzel at Windmill Farm


HayleCattle Egret reported on Ryans field

St IvesRing Ouzel (5) at Rosewall HIll at 0630hrs then flew NE. Also Cuckoo

MarazionSwift flew over at 1030hrs

Friday 21st April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – drake Lesser Scaup at north end of Siblyback lake this evening (Thanks A.Dawson)

Bude Cattle Egret (3) again at Maer Lake today

Penzance White Stork drifted high west over Penzance at 1310hrs (Thanks M.Bishop)

Goss Moor Little Bunting again at Goss Moor today (Thanks B.Macdonald)

The Lizard Woodchat Shrike  again on hedgerow and feeding in ploughed field next to Lizard Village (07:10 – 07:20). No sign since (cbwps)

GodolphinRed Kite over Godolphin hill at 1640hrs (Thanks S.Yandall)

Penryn Red Kite circling over Penryn at 1230hrs then drifted towards Falmouth (Thanks S.Bearhop)

Common Sandpiper , Hayle (J.Hicks)

Thursday 20th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion Cattle Egret (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Garganey (drk).

Goss Moor Little Bunting 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.

Hayle Spoonbill still on estuary (Thanks J.Hicks)

PolgiggaRed Kite over at 1520hrs. Also Common Swift. (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeRed Kite over St Minver Cricket Club

Prussia CoveCommon Whitethroat (6) at Prussia Cove today. Also Common Dolphin (10) offshore (Thanks K.Burford)


Wednesday 19th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Purple Heron flew east  over Crousa Downs at 1800hrs

Goss Moor Little Bunting again at Goss Moor 100yrds on LHS of boardwalk (Thanks J. Rowe)

WadebridgeIceland Gull on camel River

Porthgwarra Red Kite (2) flew over at 1125hrs. Also Iceland Gull at Arden-sawah (Thanks M.Wallace)

PenzanceRed Kite over Penzance at 1405hrs (Thanks B.Dallas)

Carminellis Red Kite (3) over at 1915hrs

Crows-an-WraRed Kite over A30 this afternoon

ZennorRed Kite over Eagle’s Nest

Hayle Spoonbill still on estuary

StithiansTree Pipit, Grasshopper Warbler, Willow Warbler and Whitethroat (Thanks R.Hollis) Also Red Kite over at 1415hrs.

St Ives Wheatear (27) and Cuckoo at Buttermilk Hill. Also Wheatear (32) at Anjue Green Fields (Thanks V.Stratton)

Ruan MinorGreen Woodpecker and Mistle Thrush (Thanks F.Trewin)

Tuesday 18th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Indian QueensPurple Heron flew west over A39 to north of Trevarren at 0730hrs (P.Roseveare)

BudeCattle Egret (5) still at Rugby Pitch at 0610hrs

The Lizard Woodchat Shrike still at Old Lizard Head. Great Skua, Pom Skua and Puffin (14) off Lizard Point. Iceland Gull at Coverack

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

PorthgwarraTurtle Dove and Tree Pipit between Porthgwarra and St Levan (Thanks M.Wallace)

Sancreed Iceland Gull (imm) again in ploughed fields with Gulls until 0945hrs then flew west. Also Wheatear (5) (Thanks D.Flumm)

MouseholeIceland Gull (juv) on St Celements Isle

GwithianIceland Gull (juv) at St Gothian Sands

St Just Ring Ouzel between Cot Valley and Nanquidno

Rame HeadPied Flycatcher (Thanks C.Buckland)

Marazion Wheatear at RSPB Marazion Marsh (Thanks J.Morgan)