Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Tuesday 18th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (3) and Wood Sandpiper at Walmsley Sanctuary

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater (2) and Storm Petrel (2) from Scillonian III off Porthgwarra

HayleYellow-legged Gull (juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

PadstowMed Gull (54) and Yellow-legged Gull (Thanks D.Julian)

No sign of Amur Falcon by 1830hrs

Sunday 16th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Wilson’s Petrel flew slowly west past Lizard Point. Also Storm Petrel (c10), Great Shearwater, Pom Skua and Yellow-legged Gull

WadebridgeCattle Egret (3) in cattle field at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (2), Storm Petrel (15), Sooty Shearwater (12), Pom Skua, Arctic Skua (2) and Puffin (2) flew past this morning

FalmouthBalearic Shearwater, Storn Petrel (6) and Sooty Shearwater (4) in Falmouth Bay from AK Wildlife Cruise

Scillonian CrossingStorm Petrel (6+) from Scillonian III

Thursday 13th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bude – Wholly unconfirmed report of Amur Falcon this morning at St Genny’s. No further details.

WadebridgeCattle Egret again at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. (Thanks S.Rogers)

Cattle Egret (S.Rogers)

Lower Tamar Lake Great White Egret at Lower Tamar Lake today

Wednesday 12th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Cattle Egret (C.Selway)

WalmsleyCattle Egret (3) still this evening at Walmsley, plus 5 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover. 1 Dunlin. 1 Black-Tailed Godwit, 6 Common Teal and two Gadwall broods (6 and 3 ducklings) (Thanks C.Selway) I

CreanBee-eater on telephone wire above woods. Clearly visible, then flew toward St. Buryan. (Thanks N.Milligan)

Monday 10th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Levan – unconfirmed report of AMUR FALCON this morning along roadside near junction to Porthcurno. Bird described as disheveled and tired flying in front of car but kept stopping on verge before flying into a tree (Thanks L.Batten)

Cattle Egrets at Walmsley (C.Selway)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary today (Thanks C.Selway)

Pendeen – (10:30-12:30): 139 Manx Shearwaters, 10 Fulmar, 10 Common Scoter, 20 Kittiwake, 1 ad Med Gull all west (Thanks D. Flumm)

Monday 3rd July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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WadebridgeCattle Egret (6) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway and A.Langdon)

BoscastleWoodchat Shrike still above Paradise Road in hedge between fields right of wooden stile.

PorthgwarraLong-tailed Skua (ad), Great Shearwater (5), Sooty Shearwater (29), Balearic Shearwater (2), Storm Petrel (44), Great Skua (2) and Puffin (8) between 0730 – 1130hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

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)