Tag Archives: Buff-Breasted Sandpiper in Cornwall

Friday 6th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper at Davidstow Airifeld on runway near windsock at 1400hrs

DriftCattle Egret (2) still at Sellan Farm this afternoon

Marazion Cattle Egret at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Long Rock Pool at 1420hrs. Firecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB

St JustYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Kenidjack Valley by sewage works at 1645hrs

St Levan Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by turning circle this morning (Thanks M.Wallace)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler still being toilet block at 1045hrs. Also Hawfinch eary morning

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler at University of Exeter campus

NewquayYellow-browed Warbler at Porth Joke

NanquidnpYellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno

DevoranOsprey at Devoran Quay still this evening

FalmouthBalearic Shearwater (11) flew past pendeennis Point early morning

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (21) flew past Downderry by 0820hrs

Connor Downs Firecrest (2) in private garden on Treeve Lane this morning (Thanks P.Freestone)

Firecrest, Connor Downs (P.Freestone)

Carbis BayFirecrest (2) in private garden this morning

BreageFirecrest (2) in private garden (Thanks J.Rogers)

HayleBlack-necked Grebe still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway late afternoon

RameShort-eared Owl at Rame Head at 1700hrs

Monday 2nd October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still on Davidstow Airfield near windsock this morning

Hayle Cattle Egret (2) reported again on Ryan’s Field late afternoon. Also Spoonbill (1) on estuary

Ruan Lanihorne – Purple Heron still at Sett Bridge, showing well. (Thanks J.St Ledger)

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PendeenSabine’s Gull (2), Great Skua (22), Arctic Skua (15), Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (20+) and Common Scoter (17) past Pendeen Watch (0945-1200hrs) (Thanks P.Bright-Thomas)

MarazionGrey Phalarope still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Long Rock Pool at 0825hrs, showing well

FalmouthRed-throated Diver (nr Sum.plum) off Swanpool this afternoon (Thanks G.Wills)

Red-throated Diver (G.Wills)

Sunday 1st October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenAmerican Golden Plover and Dotterel still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 1100hrs. Also Dotterel still.

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still on Davidstow Airfield. Also colour ringed Ringed Plover originally ringed at Giske Ornithological Station Norway 6th Sept 2017 which is 1,464Km away!

Ringed Plover (C.Selway)

HayleCattle Egret (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryans Field at 1145hrs. Also Ruff (3), Knot (2), Black-tailed Godwit (1) Also Spoonbill (2) on estuary.  (Cornwall Bird Tours and R Castillo Nicholls)

MarazionGrey Phalarope still at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Long Rock Pool at 0820hrs (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (12), Great Skua (9), Arctic Skua, Common Scoter (7) and Kittiwake (139+) off Pendeen Watch (1400-1630hrs) (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater flew past Porthgwarra 1430-1545pm. Also Firecrest in 60. foot cover

NanquidnoFirecrest (2) near Nanjulian Farm this morning. (Cornwall Bird Tours)

WadebridgeFirecrest at Treraven Meadows this evening behind the bird hide. (Thanks D.Julian)

Saturday 30th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still at Davidstow Airfield.

SennenAmerican Golden Plover and Dotterel still in field SE of Escalls Chapel (Cornwall Bird Tours)

HayleCattle Egret (2) on Ryans Field this afternoon. Also Ruff (5), Spoonbill and Knot (2) (Cornwall Bird Tours, R. Costella-Nichols)

PorthgwarraMelodious Warbler in bracken south of 60ft Cover, tho elusive Also Firecrest. (Thanks T.McGowan and Cornwall Bird Tours)

Ruan LanihornePurple Heron still at Sett Bridge. Also Spoonbill (2)

Gorran HavenWryneck in scrub on east side of Dodman Point at 1220hrs

NewquayLittle Stint still at gannet Estuary

St Levan Pied Flycatcher at St Levan

St JustPied Flycatcher at Cot Valley

Porthgwarra – Pied Flycatcher at Porthgwarra

MevagisseyBalearic Shearwater (6) flew past Chapel point

The Lizard Osprey flew south over Kynance Road at 1030hrs

PolgiggaTurtle Dove still on wires near Bosistow Farm at 1500hrs

MarazionGrey Phalarope still at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Long Rock Pool this afternoon

RameShort-eared Owl at Rame Head still

Friday 29th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir on north shore at 1430hrs then flew to south shore

SennenAmerican Golden Plover in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 0815hrs, still present this afternoon. Also Dotterel

DavdistowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still at Davidstow Airfield at 1045hrs

Ruan LanihornePurple Heron still at Sett Bridge today. Also Spoonbill (2) (Thanks C.Hughes)

Purple Heron (C.Hughes)

St JustOsprey at Nanquidno, flew south over Nanjulian at 0725hrs. Also Firecrest (2) by last cottage. (Thanks P.Bright-Thomas). Pied Flycatcher at Cot Valley

WadebridgeLittle Stint (3), Black-Tailed Godwit (6), Water Rail, Pintail, Shoveler (4), Grey Heron (16) and Teal (150+) at Walmsley this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

HayleLittle Stint (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

MevagisseyLong-tailed and Balearic Shearwater (4) past Chapel Porth between 1000-1115hrs

RameShort-eared Owl flew over Penlee NR at 1500hrs

Thursday 28th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wryneck, St Gothian Sands (T.Lovelock)

NanjizalEastern Stonechat sp. (probably Siberian) at Nanjizal Valley. Also Hobby. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

DavdistowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still at Davidstow Airfield

SennenAmerican Golden Plover in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 1540hrs. Also Dotterel still

HayleCattle Egret at Hayle Estuary still at 1540hrs. Little Stint (6), Ruff (5) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 0950hrs (Thanks B.Dallas and P.Freestone)

Gwithian Wryneck at St Gothian Sands NR this afternoon along track between main pool and ditch at east side of reserve then flew to reeds (Thank T.Lovelock)

RameShort-eared Owl flew west over Rame Head at 0950hrs. Also Pied Flycatcher 

ConstantineFirecrest and Marsh Tit at Constantine (Thanks J.Chapman)

Tuesday 26th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2 juv) still at Davidstow Airfield at 1145hrs

BB Sandpiper DavidstowAirfield Cornwall UK #digiscoped #kowasystem #PanasonicGH5 @CornwallBirding @swoptics @RareBirdAlertUK @BirdGuides pic.twitter.com/yXldlauTbR

— Paul Hackett (@PaulHdigiman) September 26, 2017

RameRed-breasted Flycatcher at Rame Head. Also Pied Flycatcher

Firecrestat Rametoday @CornwallBirding @mikebeerlrv pic.twitter.com/ahIlBDXSNT

— Chris Buckland (@ChrisBuckland6) September 26, 2017

Ruan LanihornePurple Heron (juv) still at Sett Bridge this evening, showing well

HayleGreat White Egret still on Hayle Estuary at 1810hrs.

TruroCattle Egret (2) still at Menadews Farm. Osprey at heron Inn at 1230hrs

SennenDotterel near Sennen in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel this afternoon

St JustPied Flycatcher (1+) and Firecrest (5) at Cot Valley. Firecrest (3) at Kenidjack valley

Lands EndPied Flycatcher at Lands End

NanjizalFirecrest (2) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

SaltashCurlew Sandpiper (2) at Kingsmill Lake

Camel EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper at Cant Hill

no news on Red-eyed Vireo

An amazing but rather gruesome sight from @ak_cruises off #falmouth today: a Great Skuataking out a juvenile Great Black-backed Gull! pic.twitter.com/VH5RWwtUu8

— Ben Porter (@bardseyben) September 26, 2017