Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Monday 7th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – possible BERMUDA PETREL off Lamorna at sea from pelagic at midday

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel at 0845hrs beyond Runnelstone. Also Great Shearwater (7), Cory’s Shearwater (11), Sooty Shearwater (9), Balearic Shearwater (6), Pom Skua (2), Great Skua (10) and Arctic Skua

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (5) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1313hrs

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4) at Trewornan Bridge in field next to traffic lights at 0815hrs

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater (5) from Scillonian crossing

Sunday 6th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (7) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater (100+),  Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (25), Storm Petrel (20+), Arctic Tern (2), Great Skua (2), Arctic Skua and Minke Whale (2) from Scillonian III

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (10+), Great Shearwater (18), Balearic Shearwater (4) and Sooty Shearwater (8) flew past between 0600-0815hrs. Cory’s Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater flew past between 1700-1900hrs

StithiansWood Sandpiper still at Stithians reservoir from Stuart Hutchings Hide at 1130hrs

Saturday 5th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (7) and Cattle Egret (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary still

NewquayCattle Egret by Gannel Estuary near moored boats at 0640hrs

PorthgwarraPurple Heron flew out to sea at 0927hrs

Penzance – Great Shearwater (4+), Balearic Shearwater (3+), Sooty Shearwater (c5) and Storm Petrel (60+) from pelagic off Penzance

Pendeen – Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (9) and Storm Petrel (2) flew past Pendeen 7am-midday

TintagelCory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel (4) flew past between 0800-1100hrs

Stithians – Wood Sandpiper at Stithians Reservoir

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)