Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Tuesday 19th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield on central runway 100 yards west of control tower at 0715hrs

Sennen – Buff-breasted Sandpiper in field by A30 100 yards west church this evening

St LevanOrtolan Bunting in field north of Grey Gables then at 1300hrs flew towards Roskestal Farm

WadebridgeCattle Egret (7) still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1130hrs

Ruan Lanihorne Purple Heron (juv) at Sett Bridge

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler (2+) at Kenidjack Valley

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

HelstonGrey Phalarope (4) reported at Loe Bar off Sluice briefly

PendeenGrey Phalarope on sea off Pendeen Watch late afternoon

TorpointOsprey (3) at St Johns Lake from Chapeldown road at 1325hrs

 

Tuesday 12th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DevoranLesser Yellowlegs at Tallack’s Creek viewed from Devoran Quay at 0845hrs but no sign by late morning. Also Osprey (2), Garganey and Spotted Redshank still

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

HaylePectoral Sandpiper on Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryan’s Field at 1425hrs

Bodmin MoorGrey Phalarope at Siblyback Lake this afternoon

LamornaGreat Shearwater (2), Grey Phalarope (4), Balearic Shearwater (6), Sooty Shearwater (15) and Storm Petrel (13) flew past Tater-du lighthouse at 1525-1830hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (2), Sabine’s Gull (juv) and Sooty Shearwater (22) flew past by 1600hrs

TrevoseGrey Phalarope, Sooty Shearwater and Arctic Tern (2) flew past Trevose Head

NewquaySooty Shearwater (2) flew past Town Head this morning. Pale-bellied Brent Goose (8) on Gannel Estuary still

Pendeen Great Skua (8), Arctic Skua (2), Med Gull (8), Kittiwake (25) and Razorbill (c100) flew past Pendeen watch between 0700-0830hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

The LizardBalearic Shaewrater, Sooty Shearwater and Arctic Tern flew past Lizard Point between 1545-1515hrs

SaltashCurlew Sandpiper at Kingsmill Lake

GwithianHooded Crow at Gwithian Towans at 1000hrs (Thanks K.Heaven)

MarazionSabine’s Gull flew past beach car park at 1915hrs

DavidstowRuff (4) at Davidstow Airfield still

Sunday 10th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper (juv) still on beach west of Red River mouth this evening tho mobile

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Devoran – Osprey (2) still hunting and feeding at Devoran at 0700hrs. Also Spoonbill (Thanks M.Dunford)

NewquayLong-tailed Skua, Leach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater and Arctic Tern (12) flew past Fistral Beach

Pentire Point Leach’s Petrel (2), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (5) flew past between 1645-1915hrs

LamornaGreat Shearwater (8), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (37) and Black Tern flew past Tater-du lighthouse between 0700-1400hrs

PendeenGreat Shearwater (7), Leach’s Petrel (5), Sabine’s Gull, Long -tailed Skua (3), Balearic Shearwater (12), Sooty Shearwater (43) and Storm Petrel (8) flew past pendent Watch between 0700-1900hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (3), Black TernGrey Phalarope (2), Sooty Shearwater (36) and Storm Petrel (4) flew past by 1345hrs

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater from Scillonian III

Davidstow AirfieldGolden Plover and Ruff (Thanks M.Hughes)

Friday 8th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper (juv) still on beach just west of Jordan’s cafe at 1255hrs

WadebridgeCattle Egret (6) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Cattle Egret (C.Selway)

Devoran Cattle Egret in field at 1700hrs. Osprey still at Devoran Quay

LamornaGreat Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (23), Sooty Shearwater (8), Grey Phalarope and Storm Petrel (4) flew past Tater-du Lighthouse  between 0705-1030hrs

The LizardGreat Shearwater, Long-tailed Skua and Balearic Shearwater (7) flew past Lizard Point between 0945-1145hrs. Firecrest at Church Cove

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (2), Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (17), Sooty Shearwater (14) and Storm Petrel (3) flew past Gwennap Head

PendeenLong-tailed Skua, Balearic Shearwater (8), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Grey Phalarope flew past Pendeen watch between 1430-1745hrs

SaltashOsprey flew over near Kingsmill Lake this afternoon

NewquayPale-bellied Brent Goose (3) on Gannel Estuary still

Wednesday 6th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on Marazion Beach this afternoon

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary still

The LizardCattle Egret at Lizard Point with cattle by NT car park at 1425hrs

St JustWryneck still at Kenidjack valley just beyond donkey paddock in scrub just beyond and opposite last house at 1515hrs

PendeenLeach’s Petrel, Cory’s Shearwater and Great Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0730-1100hrs. Cory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (4) near Pendeen flew past Levant at 0830hrs. Cory’s Shearwater (3) and Sabine’s Gull (2) flew past Pendeen watch

PenzanceGreat Shearwater (2), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Grey Phalarope, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv), Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (50+) from pelagic

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (8) flew west past Downderry by 0810hrs

Monday 4th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (9. 7ad + 2. juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Cattle Egret at Clapper Marshes this evening

PolgiggaCattle Egret at Bosistow Lane in stubble field beyond cottages, then in cattle field at Trevean at 1135hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

The LizardMelodious Warbler still in garden at Lizard Village

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on beach at Red River Mouth. Curlew Sandpiper on Marazion Beach

St JustWryneck still at bottom of Kenidjack Valley this afternoon

DevoranOsprey still at Devoran early evening. Also Spotted Redshank (ad)

Osprey, Devoran (G.Wills)

PorthgwarraSabine’s Gull, Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater (65), Storm Petrel (5) and Black Tern (juv) flew past Gwennap head between 0700-midday

TrevoseGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Trevose Head

DownderrySabine’s Gull flew past Downderry by 0830hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (2) flew past Pendeen Watch

Friday 1st September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGolden Oriole in sallows by stonewall pool at 0830hrs then still late morning flew from sallows at cattle pond toward pines at bottom of Three Chimneys track. Also Marsh Harrier (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary

New PolzeathWryneck on coast path this morning. Also Med Gull (140)

Lands EndWryneck at east end of car park

The LizardMelodious Warbler in garden at Lizard Village

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1240hrs

DevoranOsprey still at 1430hrs

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2) still at airfield