Tag Archives: Cattle Egret in Cornwall

Friday 16th February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeWhite-billed Diver and Pacific Diver (ad) off Rockpool cafe at 1505hrs, no further sign of White billed Diver by 1530hrs. Glaucous Gull (2) and Iceland Gull also

TruroCattle Egret (20) still at Menadews Farm. Spotted Redshank on Tresillian River

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove. Spoonbill (4) nearby at Wacker Quay

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off at 1420hrs

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool this afternoon. Scaup (ad fem) at Siblyback Lake. Great Northern Diver at Colliford lake off Gilhouse Downs this afternoon

LelantGlaucous Gull (2w) on Porth Kidney Beach below golf course

MarazionGlaucous Gull (juv) at Long Rock at 0930hrs. Water Pipit at east end of Little London beach. Also Black Redstart. Black-throated Diver offshore

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Glaucous Gull (ad) on estuary behind police station

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) at Portheras Cove

 

Thursday 15th February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

AnthonyGreen-winged Teal still on River Lynher at Wacker Quay at 0945hrs

MevagisseyKumlien’s Gull (juv), Glaucous Gull (juv), Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (4) at Mevagissey

HelfordCattle Egret (18+) at Frenchman’s Creek this evening

LongdownsCattle Egret (2) in field by Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary viewed from car park

St AustellSurf Scoter (3) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter, Slav Grebe, Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (5)

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk)  still at Dozmary Pool late afternoon

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off

TruroYellow-browed Warbler at Allet in hedge behind ERCCIS at midday. Spoonbill (2) at Kea at Roundwood Quay. Spoonbill (2) flew past Cowlands Creek at 1430hrs

WadebridgeHawfinch (3+) in Egloshayle old cemetery. Spoonbill (ad) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Water Pipit at Treraven Meadows

Dodman PointBlack-throated Diver (32) and Great Northern Diver (6) offshore

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (12+) offshore. Black Redstart at Lidden

DriftBlack-necked Grebe and Pink-footed Goose still at Drift Reservoir

Newlyn Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull still in harbour. Black Redstart in harbour car park. Black-throated Diver off Sandy Cove

ZennorIceland Gull at Gurnards Head at 1430hrs

The LizardIceland Gull in fields on Old Lizard head this afternoon. Hen Harrier at Windmill Farm

Rosenannon Downs – Short-eared Owl

TorpointSpoonbill (3) at Sconner. Slav Grebe at Torpoint

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

GwithianGlaucous Gull and Scaup (1w drk) still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Sunday 4th February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewlynAmerican Herring Gull (1w) by stream mouth briefly at 1300hrs. Iceland Gull (juv) and Glaucous Gull in Newlyn harbour still

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) off Jubilee Pool

Gerrans Bay Pacific Diver (ad) off Pendower Beach early afternoon. Red-necked Grebe, Black-throated Diver (21), Slav Grebe (2) and Great Northern Diver (11)

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Gannel Estuary

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Glaucous Gull (2. 2w + juv) and Iceland Gull (ad)

MillbrookCattle Egret (6) still on Radfprd Lane at Stone Farm

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians reservoir at Golden lion cut off

PendeenLittle Auk flew past Pendeen watch this morning

AntonyGreen-winged Teal (drk) still on River Lynher at Wacker Quay from lay-by early afternoon

WadebridgeHawfinch (2) at Egloshayle still cemetery this morning. Black Redstart at Town Quay

TruroHawfinch in garden at 1150hrs

HayleGlaucous Gull (2) juv) on Hayle Estuary RSPB viewed from Leltant Station platform at 0940hrs. Also Spoonbill

GodrevyGlaucous Gull (Juv) off Godrevy Head. Black-throated Dover off Gwithian Towans

The LizardIceland Gull (juv) and Great Northern Diver (5) at Lizard Point still

Camel EstuaryWhooper Swan (2) still at Burniere Point

Drift Black-necked Grebe still at Drift reservoir.

PolgiggaFirecrest at Polgigga

TorpointBlack Redstart on Goad Avenue at 1235hrs

Saturday 3rd February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove from lay-by at 1220hrs. Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (2+) at St Johns Lake from Marine Drive

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool

MillbrookCattle Egret (3) on Radford Lane at Stone Farm

St IvesLittle Auk (2) flew past St Ives Island. Also Pom Skua and Great Northern Diver (2)

GwithianGlaucous Gull (4. 2 ad + 2 juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR. Also Scaup

The LizardRed-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver (2) off Lizard Point mid morning

RestronguetBlack-necked Grebe (2) off Restronguet point late afternoon

Wednesday 31st January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove.

TruroCattle Egret (8) at St Clement Lane in field by gate 200 yards beyond Penarth Farm at 1100hrs

NewlynKumlien’s Gull (ad), Glaucous Gull (2. ad juv) and Iceland Gull (juv) still in Newlyn Harbour

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake. Hawfinch still at China Fleet Club this morning

WadebridgeHawfinch (1+) still at Egloshayle old cemetery

GwithianGlaucous Gull (3. ad, 2w and juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR

HayleGlaucous Gull (2 juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

Cape Cornwall Glaucous Gull (juv) at Cape Cornwall this morning

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) at Pendeen Watch this morning. Manx Shearwater flew west

CoverackIceland Gull still

Tuesday 30th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove. Also Whimbrel

TruroCattle Egret (6) still at St Clement at Nance farm entrance

St Austell Surf Scoter (3 ad fem, juv fem and juv drk) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter (fem) and Long-tailed Duck

NewlynRing-billed Gull (ad) at Newlyn. Also Iceland Gull (ad) and Glaucous Gull (juv)

BudeGlaucous Gull (juv) on beach

PadstowGlaucous Gull (juv) still at Tregirls Beach

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2 juv) and Scaup (1w drk) still at St Gothian Sands

Glaucous Gull, Gwithian (P.Freestone)

Camel EstuaryWhooper Swan (2) at Burniere Point this afternoon

WadebridgeWater Pipit (2) at Chapel Amble in field opposite The Malsters Arms

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (17), Slav Grebe, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (3) off Loe Beach

Sunday 28th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPacific Diver (ad) off Red River mouth.  Also Great Northern Diver (6+). possible Ring-billed Gull at Long Rock Pool then flew south. Firecrest (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB in tree by railway crossing at 1640hrs

Pendower – probable Pacific Diver off Pendower beach. Also Red-necked Grebe (2), Velvet Scoter, Slav Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (3).

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove

St AustellSurf Scoter (3 ad fem, juv fem and juv drk) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter (fem), Red-necked Grebe and Long-tailed Duck

FeockCattle Egret at Fowey Estuary

MevagisseyKumlien’s Gull (2. ad + juv) at Mevagissey. Also Glaucous Gull (3) and Iceland Gull (2w)

NewlynKumlien’s Gull (ad), Glaucous Gull (2. ad + juv) and Iceland Gull (2. ad+juv) at Nelwyn harbour

FeockHawfinch (2) in yews at St Feock Church

PenzanceHawfinch nearby, in garden at New Mill. Glaucous Gull at Tolcarne Beach. Iceland Gull on rugby stand roof. Black Redstart (4) at Battery Rocks

HayleGlaucous Gull (ad) and Spoonbill still on estuary

Helston Glaucous Gull (juv) at Loe Pool

Coverack Iceland Gull and Black Redstart still

Sennen Iceland Gull (sub ad) flew west past Sennen Cove

StithiansScaup at Stithians reservoir from Stuart Hutchings hide

Falmouth Black Redstart (2) still at Castle beach, Great Northern Diver offshore

PortscathoLong-tailed Duck offshore

St AustellSiberian Chiffchaff at sewage works