Friday 1st December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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HayleRing-billed Gull (ad) on Hayle Estuary early afternoon, then on Ryan’s Field. Also Yellow-legged Gull (ad) and Spoonbill (Thanks M.Halliday and P.Freestone)

PorthcurnoRing-billed gull (2cy) near Crean/Little Trethewey (Thanksn K.Wilson)

Longrock Pacific Diver reported off Longrock car park this morning. Also Great Northern Diver.

St ErthCattle Egret (2) in fields at Tredrea Lane this morning. Great White Egret flew over railway station towards St Ives at 1320hrs (Thanks T.Phelps, R and L Wilkins)

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) and Ring-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool today

PolgiggaRed-breasted Flycatcher still on Bosistow Lane at the horse paddock this afternoon (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeLong-eared Owl at Walmsley Santuuary this evening (Thanks A.Langdon)

DriftRichardson’s Canada Goose (of unknown origin) still at Drift reservoir this morning with Canada Geese (Thanks R and L Wilkins)

NewlynFirecrest (3) at Sandy Cove. Also Blackcap (m), Peregrine and Common Scoter (48) offshore (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (6+) on rocks at Jubilee Pool. Also Kingfisher (Cornwall Bird Tours)


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