Tag Archives: Barred Warbler in Cornwall

Tuesday 10th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis flew over Wadebridge towards Walmsley.  Cattle Egret (8) still at Pinkson Creek this afternoon. Hawfinch over Egloshayle and Bittern and Wood Sandpiper at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks P.Roseveare and D.Julian)

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) still on wires at Lizard Village (Thanks I.Maclean)

NanquidnoBarred Warbler (juv) at Nanquidno in brambles opposite Nanjulian farm

St JustHawfinch and Firecrest (2) at Kelynack. Also Merlin at Cot Valley (Thanks D.Flumm and S.Woolfries)

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (3) and Lesser Whitethroat (possibly eastern form) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR

PorthwarraSpoonbill flew west over Porthgwarra at 0855hrs (Thanks M.Wallace). Pom Skua, Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua and Balearic Shearwater (103) flew past between 1530-1825hrs (Thanks S.Woolfries)

SancreedFirecrest (2) this morning (Thanks D.Flumm)

SaltashPink-footed Goose at Kingmill Lake

Pendennis Point – Gannet (350+) flew west 8am-1025am (Thanks C.Lovatt)

Saturday 16th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper at Davidstow Airfield still late afternoon, also Yellow-legged Gull (Thanks D.Julian)

PendeenCattle Egret (4) in fields with cows at Pendeen Watch. Also Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (3), Sabine’s Gull (2) and Chough (2) (Thanks C.Buckland)

Penberth Barred Warbler at allotments tho mobile

Helston – Grey Phalarope still at Helston Boating lake this morning, showing well (Thanks L.Langley, T.Phelps, S.Cox et al)

Sunday 27th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands EndMelodious Warbler and Barred Warbler in bushes by car park this morning. Great Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (10+), Balearic Shearwater (6+), Storm Petrel and Great Skua flew past Lands End between 0830-1230hrs. Also Minke Whale. Tree Pipit (15) on wires

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (9) , Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (7) flew past Gwennap Head between 0625-1030hrs

St LevanDotterel flew south over Raftra at 1655hrs appeared to land in fields above St Levan Church. Also Pied Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail (15), Whinchat (2) and Tree Pipit (32)

MarazionArctic Skua chasing Common tern offshore.

Mounts BayRoseate Tern (ad) in Mounts Bay. Also Eider and Balearic Shearwater

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2+) at Davidstow Airfield at 1305hrs

Monday 31st October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT then flew towards Trenow Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Wadebridge – Dalmatian Pelican at Camel Estuary still on north bank 1.5 miles west of Wadebridge at 1530hrs (Thanks J.Weatherhead)

Hayle – Franklin’s Gull still at Hayle Estuary at 1555hrs. Cattle Egret on Hayle Estuary RSPB from causeway then on saltmash from new cycle path at 1655hrs. Also Spoonbill still feeding in main channel and Curlew Sandpiper (Thanks M.Halliday)

Curlew sandpiper (M.Halliday)

Curlew sandpiper (M.Halliday)

St Tudy – Cattle Egret (2) at Tinton Manor Farm at 0815hrs

St Just – Pallid Swift at Kenidjack Valley. Red-breasted Flycatcher still at Cot Valley in copse by engine shed. Also  Yellow-browed Warbler. Crossbill (male) flew SE over Cot Valley

PendeenBarred Warbler at Manor Farm

Nanjizal – Yellow-browed Warbler (4) and Siberian Chiffchaff at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed this morning. Please keep to public rights of way

Saltash – Spoonbill (3) on Rat Island on River Lynher early morning

Sancreed – Black Redstart at Sancreed

PortscathoBlack Redstart (male) in Gwarak Gwel An Mor (Thanks S.Jackson)

TruroBlack Redstart at Kirby Road on Malabar Estate

SennenCommon Swift over Sennen Cove

Friday 21st October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rock DALMATIAN PELICAN still off Porthilly Beach stood on floating cage off Porthilly Point (Thanks S.Grose and W.Innes)

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove NT at 1620hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view. Bird present this afternoon though east of Perranuthnoe.

Cape CornwallSiberian Stonechat on golf course inland of car park at Cape Cornwall, still present at 1820hrs on wall east of car park (Thanks A.Harris)

Godrevy – No sign of Isabelline Wheatear at Godrevy head this morning but possible sighting reported at 1400hrs on beach below bottom car park, but Lapland Bunting (4) on grassy area near coastal footpath (Thanks R.Treeby)

Nanjizal – Probable Great Grey Shrike at Faraway Cottage then flew south.

PolgiggaRose-coloured Starling (juv) on Bosistow Lane at Higher/Lower Bosistow at 0810hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

NewquayBarred Warbler at Porth Joke in scrubs just beyond last trees late afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (Thanks S.Rowe)

Land’s End Serin flew south early morning. Also Lapland Bunting and Yellow-browed Warbler (2)

St Just Lapland Bunting south of Cot Valley in bulb field. Also Woodlark (2) at Boscreggan Farm

Falmouth – Firecrest (2) at Swanvale NR at 1400hrs at start of track leading up side of reserve (Thanks R.Treeby)

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans Field viewed from Causeway at 1635hrs showing well

Saturday 31st October 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion**Hudsonian Whimbrel** still on stony beach east of St. Michael’s Mount this morning then flew east. Access off Leys Lane. Black Redstart at Marazion

Hudsonian Whimbrel, 30.10.15. M.Curtis

Nanjizal*Blyth’s Pipit* at Nanjizal Valley flew low north towards Skewjack Farm this morning. Please keep to public rights of way. Siberian Chiffchaff (2) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley this morning

HelstonPallas’s Warbler at Carminowe in valley viewable from road to Gunwallowe late afternoon

St LevanBarred Warbler in blackthorn at top of garden west of church. Rose-coloured Starling by car park. Also Black Redstart

Camel Estuary – Cattle Egret flew over Pinkson Creek

HayleRing-billed Gull (2w) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 0752hrs. Black Redstart at Old Quay House

PorthgwarraHawfinch (2) flew through Porthgwarra this morning. Also Chaffinch (2500). Woodlark (2) flew over

Porthcurno – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Porthcurno by car park. Also Black Redstart

The Lizard – Yellow-browed Warbler and Contintental Coal Tit at Church Cove. Black Redstart (3) at The Lizard. Also Water Pipit

Scillonian Crossing Sooty Shearwater (2) and Balearic Shearwater (4) from Scillonian III

Sennen – Great Northern Diver in Sennen Cove

St JustShort-eared Owl on ground at Bartinney Downs showing well this flew off (Thanks N.Harvey)

St Ives Short-eared Owl at St Ives Island

The Lizard – Short-eared Owl at Windmill Farm this afternoon. Also Fieldfares (Thanks S.Grose)

HelstonFirecrest (2) in macrocarpa tree at Helston boating lake. Firecrest (2) at Trevena Cross Nurseries. (Thanks S.Grose)

Penare – Ring Ouzel at Dodman Point

FreathyRing Ouzel (ad male) in scrubby valley just west of chalets (Thanks M.Jordan)

Newquay – Black Redstart (3) at Newquay

Sancreed – Black Redstart (2) and Contintental Coal Tit at Sancreed

Falmouth – Black Redstart on roof in Trescobeas area at 0825hrs. Black Redstart in garden at Penmere early afternoon

Porthleven – Black Redstart at Porthleven near Rick Steins restaurant  (Thanks S.Grose)

St Agnes Black Redstart on coast path north of Beacon Hill

Boscastle – Blackcap (male) in garden at 1100hrs (Thanks N.Page)

Saturday 11th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard LITTLE BUNTING at Church Cove this morning briefly then flew high south. (Thanks R.Thomas). SERIN flew over Lizard village

PorthgwarraEASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER still in scrub north of doctor’s garden at 1500hrs. Also BARRED WARBLER (1w) in scrub by car park just north of doctor’s garden at 16:10hrs and Yellow-browed Warbler still early afternoon. Cory’s/Great Shearwater past Gwennap Head this morning. Also Pom Skua and Balearic Shearwater (11). Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) in Morrison’s car park at 1407hrs

SancreedLapland Bunting at Sancreed

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley in sallows by last cottages at seaward end

Land’s End – Yellow-browed Warbler by cycle path towards Treeve Moor

Scillonian crossingPomarine SkuaGrey Phalarope (2) and Great Skua from Scillonian III this morning

Wadebridge – Yellow-browed Warbler in private garden

FalmouthOsprey at Trelissick gardens NT

HelfordOsprey over Gweek Arm off Bishop’s Quay

SennenPomarine Skua (2) at Sennen Cove loitering off The Cowloe

Marazion – Garganey (juv) at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Longrock Pool this afternoon

Siblyback Lake – Bar-headed Goose with Canada Goose (240). Also Little Grebe (30. inc. several juvs) (Thanks P.Cripsin)

Newquay – Wheatear (3) at Pentire Headland (Thanks D.Grose)