Saturday 28th January 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 1300hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Bodmin Moor – Drake Lesser Scaup still on Dozmary Pool

GwithianGreat White Egret at St Gothian Sands LNR at 1020hrs then flew NE

HayleGreen-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Ring-billed Gull (1w) again and  Avocet on Ryan’s Field then appeared to fly onto main Estuary. Also Iceland Gull and Yellow-legged Gull again(Thanks P. Jeggo et al)

Ring-billed Gull, Hayle 270117 (M.Halliday)

NewquayCattle Egret (10) on Gannel Estuary late afternoon. Also Water Pipit. Juvenile Iceland Gull at Porth Reservoir

WadebridgeCattle Egret at Walmsley Sanctuary today. Spoonbill (2) on Camel Trail between Wadebridge and Padstow and three birds at Walmsley Sanctuary.

Bude Cattle Egret (4) on rugby pitch by Bude Marshes. Also Black Redstart

St IvesCattle Egret in fields at back of Trenwith Lane (CBWPS)

St Merryn –  Cattle Egret (2) in field with cattle opposite the Atlantic Bay holiday resort (CBWPS)

Camborne Lapland Bunting (10) at North Cliffs

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (male) still on rocks & path between Harbour car park & Rock Pool Cafe this morning

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