Tag Archives: Cattle Egret in Cornwall

Sunday 19th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Devoran – possible PALLAS’S WARBLER in private garden overlooking Restronguet creek at 3pm (Thanks S.Still)

SennenDUSKY WARBLER south of Sennen south of B3315 in willows west of track just north of Trevilley Farm late afternoon

The LizardLittle Bunting still in SW corner of weedy field by wall viewed from path near end of Old Lizard Head lane at 1045hrs. Park in village. Yellow-legged Gull (1cy) at Mullion Cove late morning and Dartford Warbler at Soap Cove (Thanks M.Silk)

Porthpean Surf Scoter (2) still St Austell Bay off Porthpean . Also Long-tailed Duck (2)

ParCattle Egret at Par Beach Pool

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (2) still at Crugmeer

NanjizalShort-eared Owl at Nanjizal Valley

St BuryanShort-eared Owl between St Buryan and Crows-An-Wra along minor road this evening

TregonethaShort-eared Owl at Tregonetha downs

MarazionWater Pipit on beach still

HayleSpoonbill on Carnsew Basin still

MouseholeBlack Redstart on roof by harbour

GwithianBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (10) offshore in bay

CamborneFirecrest in garden at Tehidy at 1030hrs. Also Goldcrest (2) (Thanks A.Neil)

Mawnan SmithBrambling (several) in finch flock at Carwinion palying fields. (Thanks J.Irwin)

Gerrans Bay Red-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (6) and Great Northern Diver (22) off Pendower

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (18) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Loe Beach

No sign of Hume’s Warbler at Looe this afternoon

Thursday 9th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newlyn Pacific Diver (ad) still off Roskilly this morning

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

PorthpeanSurf Scoter (2. ad fem + juv) again off Porthpean this afternoon. Also Long-tailed Duck (2) and Great Northern Diver (12)

HelstonCattle Egret at Crowntown in field with cattle (Thanks J.Morgan)

PenrynHawfinch (4) flew over university campus this morning

CrowlasHawfinch (2) flew over

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler (3) at Swanvale NR. Black-throted Diver off Swanpool

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach near Red River mouth

TresillianFirecrest in private garden in Polsue Way (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Sunday 5th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1030hrs

DevoranCattle Egret (12) and Great White Egret at Devoran this morning on hill up river

PorthpeanSurf Scoter (2) off Porthpean this evening

Thursday 2nd November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach at 1217hrs, still present this afternoon

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1420hrs

TreenRose-coloured Starling (juv) at Treen for 2nd day

Drift -`Cattle Egret at Sellan Farm still

WadebridgeGreat White Egret (3) at Amble Dam

HeamoorHawfinch (4) flew west over early morning

St JustHawfinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at kenidjack Valley

MorvahYellow-browed Warbler, Snow Bunting and Firecrest at Rose Valley

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (5) at Nanjizal Valley trapped and ringed. Please keep to public rights of way

St Buryan Black Redstart (2) still at Tower Meadows

The LizardBlack Redstart (2) at Kynance Cove on cliff

Lands EndBlack Redstart at Lands End

St IvesBlack Redstart at St Ives Island


Tuesday 31st October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeOlive-backed Pipit on path right of Love Lane

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach at 0715hrs. Also Firecrest. Cattle Egret (5) flew from Red River mouth and landed in fields behind Churchtown farm

Bodmin Moor Ring-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 0800hrs

PendeenGreat White Egret flew over Pendeen at 0830hrs

St LevanGreat White Egret at reedbed pool at 0935hrs. (Thanks M.Wallace)

Lands EndGreat White Egret flew west over at 0954hrs. Also Short-eared Owl early morning

ConstantineAmerican Golden Plover flew NE overover field at NW of Constantine village calling at 0730hrs. Also Merlin (juv) and Brambling over SW. Black Redstart (2) at Trebarvah Court (Thanks J.Chapman)

Penzance – probable Cattle Egret (5) flew over Morrab Road at 1005hrs

St JustRed-breasted Flycatcher at Kenidjack Valley still. Also Hawfinch (9) mid morning and Yellow-browed Warbler still

SancreedHawfinch (2) flew south over at 0810hrs

HayleSpoonbill (4) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Old Quay House this afternoon

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB opposite Cheshire Homes

SennenLapland Bunting still in stubble field behind school

St BuryanBlack Redstart (3) at Tower meadows

St IvesBlack Redstart still at Consols

PorthgwarraRing Ouzel at Porthgwarra (Thanks M.Wallace)

Saturday 21st October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeTawny Pipit flew over west shore late morning

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 0955hrs

SennenShort-toed Lark still in tilled field west of track to farm this morning

TruroCattle Egret (2) still at St Clement at Menadews Farm in left field before entrance to farm

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still at St Levan. Also Firecrest (4)

PenbethYellow-browed Warbler by truning cirlce area

PendeenLeach’s Petrel (10), Pom Skua (2), Balearic Shearwater (38) and Sooty Shearwater (4) flew past Pendeen Watch between 1330-1600hrs

SennenLeach’s Petrel in Sennen Cove from car park at 1645hrs

NewquayPom Skua, Arctic Skua (18), Great Skua (13), Balearic Shearwater (8), Great Northern Diver, Red-throated Diver and Arctic Tern at Towan Head. Also Snow Bunting. (cbwps)

MarazionGarganey (fem) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at east at 1330hrs

TruroSpoonbill (2) still at Malpas opposite Heron inn at 1230hrs

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Spotted Redshank. Arctic Skua flew over Old Quay House

FalmouthCommon Scoter at Argal Reservoir from car park at 1625hrs

St IvesMerlin at St Ives Island at 1700hrs (Thanks P.Sharpe)

Image: P.Sharpe

Sancreed- Firecrest (2) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

NewlynFirecrest at Sandy Cove (cbwps)

St MerrynSwallow (6, 2 ad + 4 young ready to fledge) (cbwps)

Friday 13th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (2) still at at Penpol Creek roost this evening

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) at lizard village still on wires at Henry’s Croft at 1515hrs

NanquidnoHawfinch in pines above Byways Lodge then flew north

PendeenSnow Bunting flew over lighthouse

no sign of Red-eyed Vireo at Porthgwarra