Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Saturday 15th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TruroCattle Egret (12) at St Clements at Menadews Farm in cattle field

BudeCattle Egret (5) still at Bude Marshes

Goss MoorLittle Bunting (2) at Goss Moor NNR near Enniscavern by pylons at Toads Hole. Take track to Toads Hole by cattle grid on road to Enniscaven then take path right towards pylons and view area around Marsh Fritillary info board

HayleIceland Gull (juv) on estuary. Glaucous Gull (juv) on Copperhouse Creek and Spoonbill (imm) on Ryans Field

DriftIceland Gull (imm) at Drift reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

St IvesRing Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill still

HelstonPintail (drk) still at boating lake

Pintail at Helston (F.Trewin)

Saturday 1st April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardWoodchat Shrike (male) at Kynance cove in bushes north of Kynance Cove Road at 1500hrs. Hoopoe still in gardens of farmhouse near Minster Meadow, Manaccan. Purple Sandpiper (8) and Puffin (10) at Lizard Point and drake Goosander on Croft Pascoe Pool (Thanks F.Trewin)

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Colan flew south past Church. Brent Goose (4) on Gannel Estuary. Purple Sandpiper (5) at Towan Head (cbwps)

HayleCattle Egret (3) on Ryans Field. Iceland Gull (juv) and Spoonbill at Hayle Estuary RSPB.

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field on Tregea Lane this morning

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (male) still at Dozmary Pool

St AnthonyGreat White Egret on estuary at St Anthony (Thanks F.Trewin)

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) flew over B3318 this evening

GwithianIceland Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR

WadebridgeWater PIpit (8 sum plum) at Walmsley Sanctuary

CrowlasHouse Martin flew over (cbwps)

 

Monday 27th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanjizal Dusky Warbler at Nanjizal Valley

HayleBonaparte’s Gull flew onto estuary at c1800hrs. Cattle Egret on Ryans Field then flew SW at 1720hrs. Also Spoonbill (2) and Sand Martin (2)

HelstonCattle Egret still at Degibna

SancreedIceland Gull (imm) and Med Gull (5) in ploughed field (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthSlav Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore

Sunday 26th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat cove this morning

Hayle Bonaparte’s Gull reported Hayle Estuary RSPB then flew east

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel Estuary on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

Helston Cattle Egret (2+) in fields by Degibna Church this afternoon (Thanks F.Trewin)

St ErthCattle Egret again at Tredrea Lane today

MarazionGreat White Egret still in pines at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0710hrs then flew towards St Erth. Also Red Kite (3)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on Hayle Estuary

NanquidnoIceland Gull (1cy) at Nanquidno. Also White Wagtail (2) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

PorthIceland Gull at Porth Reservoir briefly this afternoon

Drift – Iceland Gull at Drift Reservoir. Also Pink-footed Goose

Bodmin Moor Red Kite over Bowithick at midday (Thanks A.Bond)

Saturday 25th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (6) by Gannel Estuary again on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

St ErthCattle Egret (3) flew north east from Tredrea Lane at 0930hrs

Fowey EstuaryCattle Egret (11+) at Fowey Estuary today. Also Osprey this morning (Thanks B.Borter)

Marazion – Siberian Chiffchaff at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Velvet Scoter offshore

Falmouth Iceland Gull (1cy) at Swanpool on rocks on west side. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at University on Exeter Campus, Penryn. Also Cetti’s Warbler still at Swanpool and Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens on west side (D.Chaney)

HayleIceland Gull and Spoonbill again on estuary

GwithianIceland Gull (imm) flew over St Gothian Sands NR this morning (Thanks L.Rowe)

Mevagissey – Glaucous Gull (2w) on rocks by beach at Portholland

St Ives Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill. Also Short-eared Owl in off the sea and Merlin in area (Thanks V.Stratton)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart at midday

No sign of Lesser Scaup at Dozmary Pool

Friday 24th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel again this morning at Boat cove

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary pool

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel estuary on south side of Penpol Creek

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field at Tregea Lane (cbwps)

PorthgwarraGreat White Egret flew north over Porthgwarra at 0850hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

Falmouth – Glaucous Gull (2w) at Swanpool this morning then flew west

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv)on estuary again today. Spoonbill again on Ryan’s Field

PendeenIceland Gull past Pendeen (Thanks D.Flumm)

St JustIceland Gull in field 1km east of village south of A3071 (Thanks DFlumm)

TorpointSpoonbill at St John’s Lake (Thanks D.Julian)

MarazionSiberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Mandarin (2). Velvet Scoter (drk) offshore