Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Saturday 25th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

TruroCattle Egret (9) at St Clement in field by Menadews Farm

Newquay – Cattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary. Water Pipit at Gannel Estuary at 1215hrs

Porthleven – Cattle Egret flew over Porthleven this morning

HayleSpoonbill and Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary RSPB

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Falmouth Moor


Tuesday 21st February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 0945hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view.

Marazion Pacific Diver still offshore but distant, also Velvet Scoter (2) still offshore

Helston Cattle Egret (16) roosting at Loe Pool again this evening.

Millbrook Cattle Egret (2) in cattle field on Withnoe Lane at 1645hrs.

Lizard Glaucous Gull (juv) east past Lizard Point.

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) again from the causeway this afternoon.

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler still at Swanpool.

TehidyYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by cafe.

Monday 20th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPacific Diver just east of St Michael’s Mount at 1110hrs. Also Black-throated Diver and Velvet Scoter (2) offshore at 1155hrs. Black Redstart at Gwelva (Thanks C.Young)

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Trenow Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Helston  Cattle Egret (c16) at Loe Pool, into roost around 4-4:30pm (CBWPS)

St. Clements Cattle Egret (9) at Menadews Farm viewed from main road

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir on west side of 1st pond below dam. Red-necked Grebe off Pendennis Point. Water Rail at Swanpool (Thanks J.Irvine)

Carrick RoadsSlav Grebe in Carrick Roads

Lamorna – Black Redstart at Lamorna Cove

Tehidy Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by the cafe

Seaton Red-throated Diver (23) offshore (Thanks C.Buckland)

Sunday 12th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) on east side of Trenow Cove. Also Whimbrel (2)

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway. Also Spoonbill. Black Redstart at North Quay, Hayle at the electric works

Ruan Lanihorne – Cattle Egret (10) south of Tregunna Farm in cattle field by road

Torpoint – Cattle Egret (2) at Millbrook in cattle field on Withnoe Lane at 11:50

St Erth – Cattle Egret still by Treloweth Lane viewed from gate 1/2 mile from railway bridge

Nanjizal – Little Bunting at Nanjizal Valley in hedge just east of footpath to Trevilley. Also Lapland Bunting (4)

Looe – Iceland Gull (juv) at Hannafore Point on rocks at 1000hrs

Newquay – Iceland Gull (juv) at Porth Reservoir at 1245hrs

Helston Iceland Gull (juv) still at Helston Boating Lake

PorthlevenYellow-browed Warbler in garden

Bedruthan StepsLapland Bunting (3) at Bedruthan Steps

Camborne – Lapland Bunting at North Cliffs. Also Black Redstart

Drift – Black-necked Grebe (2) at Drift Reservoir

Bodmin Moor – Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver at Colliford lake

MarazionVelvet Scoter (2) again offshore

Tuesday 7th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Erth – Cattle Egret still in field. From Railway Station go under railway bridge & follow for 800m to view from gateway on left

Devoran Cattle Egret (5) into roost at Devoran this evening (Thanks T.Phelps)

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool at midday

Hayle Ring-billed Gull (1w) briefly on estuary. Also Iceland Gull, YL Gull (2w), Avocet and Spoonbill (Thanks B.Dallas and M.Halliday)

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) again on Gannel Estuary

MevagisseyGlaucous Gull (1w) and Iceland Gull (1w) at Mevagissey harbour (CBWPS)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanpool at south end of lake

Helston – Iceland Gull (2) still at Helston Boating Lake at 1430hrs

Torpoint – Long-tailed Duck (2) off Chapeldown Road

TrevoseLapland Bunting at Trevose Head at 1400hrs

Drift –  Black-necked Grebe (2) at Drift Reservoir this morning