Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Wednesday 4th January 2017 Cornwall Bird Sighings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel (ad) sill at Boat Cove NT at 1325hrs then flew SW

SancreedCattle Egret (3) at Sellan Farm

PenzanceVelvet Scoter (3), Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (6) off Jubilee Pool

MouseholeEastern Black Redstart (1w male) still on rocks just south of Rock Pool cafe early morning

NanquidnoWoodlark (6) at Boscregan Farm

HayleSpoonbill (imm) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

SennenSiberian Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler (2) at Brew Sewage Works

NewlynBlack Redstart at Newlyn

Saturday 31st December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver just off jubilee Pool. Also Velvet Scoter (3) and Red-necked Grebe

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) at Dozmary Pool this afternoon

SancreedCattle Egret (3) again at Sellan Farm (Thanks D.Flumm)

BudeCattle Egret (2) on playing field. Also RB Merganser at Bude Marshes (Thanks T.Barlow)

HayleGreen-winged Teal (1w drk) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from causeway

MouseholeEastern Black Redstart still on rocks by Rock Pool cafe

PolgiggaLapland Bunting at Trevilley in stubble fields

MarazionIceand Gull on Long Rock Pool at 1420hrs then flew off (Thanks P.Smale)

Friday 30th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 1500hrs then flew SW. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Marazion – Pacific Diver off Marazion viewed towards Jubilee Pool at 1110hrs. Also Great Northern Diver (7)

Newquay – Cattle Egret (15) still at Gannel Estuary on south side of Penpol Creek in roost at 1645hrs

Helston – Cattle Egret (9) on east side of Helston Loe Pool just north of Carminowe Creek at 1630hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler near Helston Boating Lake behind Flora Motors at 1500hrs

DriftCattle Egret (6) at Drift Reservoir late morning

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway this morning

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (1w male) Mousehole at 09:10hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe and take footpath left to view rocks. Also Black Redstart

Trevose Head – Lapland Bunting (18) at Trevose Head this afternoon

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary this afternoon on Carnsew Basin

 

Saturday 24th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Probable 1w American Herring Gull on Long Rock Pool

Hayle – Green-winged Teal still at Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway at 1105hrs. Also 1w RING-BILLED GULL

DriftCattle Egret and Scaup at Drift Reservoir

NewquayCattle Egret (8) reported at Gannel Estuary this evening

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (male) still on rocks at 1135hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe & take footpath left to view rocks

Wadebridge – Black Redstart at top of Bridge View by footpath to building site

Monday 19th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance*Pacific Diver* on sea east of Jubilee Pool at 1130hrs but distant. Also Velvet Scoter (4), Red-necked Grebe, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (15)

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway at 14:50

Sancreed – Cattle Egret (2) still at Sellan Farm

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (male) still on rocks by Rockpool Cafe

DriftBlack-necked Grebe and Scaup at Drift Reservoir

PenzanceFirecrest in garden opposite the old cemetery feeding with a mixed tit flock. (Thanks M.Burnley)