Tag Archives: Cattle Egrets in Cornwall

Tuesday 24th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

WadebridgeCATTLE EGRET still at Walmsley Sanctuary late afternoon . Also Swift, Whimbrel and Sedge Warbler (3) (Thanks C.Selway)

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) still on Gannel Estuary today.

PenrynWhimbrel (4), Common Sandpiper (2), Greenshank (2), Snipe and Swallow (2) on Penryn River at Gorrangorras (Thanks J. St Ledger)

HayleCommon Sandpiper (5) on Hayle Estuary this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St IvesCuckoo and Wheatear (7) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton and J.Thomas)

PerranporthRing Ouzel (fem) at Perranporth Airfield 300 yards, east of sewage works (Thanks J.Julian)

SennenWhimbrel (36) on Sennen beach (Thanks J.Young)

LauncestonMandarin (2) on river Tamar at Netherbridge (Thanks A.Davey)

Monday 23rd April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge – **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon. Also CATTLE EGRET, Whimbrel (2) and Sedge Warbler (Thanks C.Selway). Hobby flew over Treraven Meadows (Thanks W.Delacour)

Newquay ICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary still. Also Common Sandpiper at Watergate Bay. (Thanks B.Ryde)

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) in fields between Ecsalls and Tregiffian. Also Grasshopper Warbler (6), Sedge Warbler, Whimbrel and good numbers of Swallows (Thanks J.Young)

FalmouthPomarine Skua (2 pale morph) flew west past Pendennis Point at 0945hrs. Also Whimbrel (33), Golden Plover (c50), Bonxie (3), Manx Shearwater (1000+), Sandwich Tern (13) and possible Long-tailed Skua (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesWheatear (12), Raven (4), Buzzard (4) and Swallow small passage at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

St JustGrasshopper Warbler (2) and Cuckoo at Nanquidno. Also House Martin (2) at Cot Valley and Grasshopper Warbler at Little Hendra (Thanks J.Young)

Saturday 21st April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge*CATTLE EGRET* at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also GLAUCOUS GULL.

Stithians RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Stithians reservoir in Chapel Bay at 1330hrs(Thanks W.Chegwidden)

Newquay ICELAND GULL (3w) again on Gannel Estuary

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) at Sennen Cove

HayleWhimbrel (9) on estuary this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

MarazionWhimbrel (31) on Marazion Beach (Thanks V.Stratton)

PenzanceWhimbrel (56) near Penzance, at Badgers Cross  (Thanks V.Stratton)

Monday 16th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge **BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) again at Walmsley Sanctuary from tower hide. Also CATTLE EGRET still (Thanks C.Selway)

Cattle Egret, Walmsley (C.Selway

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still off Carnmenellis Causeway early afternoon.

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (2w) at Kerrow Farm

Land’s End – possible Siberian Chiffchaff (2) north of Land’s End at Treeve Common

FalmouthGN Diver (2) in bay (Thanks D.Chaney)

Sunday 15th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) at Walmsley Sanctuary this evening. CATTLE EGRET also then flew to Camel Estuary at 1900hrs. Also Barnacle Goose

BodminMONTAGU’S HARRIER (ringtail) flew over Cooksland at 0845hrs

SennenICELAND GULL (2w) at Kerrow Farm. Pied Flycatcher (male) just east of A30 north of school at Quarry Pool

DriftICELAND GULL at Drift reservoir

MarazionBittern and White Wagtail at Marazion Marsh RSPB

HayleWheatear at Hayle Towans. Willow Warbler singing at Copperhouse (Thanks M.Jelf and P.Smale)

Upper Fowey Valley Cuckoo in valley today. Also Willow Tit (2) (Thanks N.Cabble)

PolzeathWillow Warbler singing at Pentireglaze Farm, Polzeath this
morning. (Thanks T.Davies)

St IvesWheatear (3 male) and Swallow small passage at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorWheatear (2 male), House Martin and Swallow good passage at Zennor Hill/Eagles Nest (Thanks V.Stratton)

Again no sign of Ring Necked Duck (drk) at Par beach pool between 0915-1015hrs  (Thanks R.Davey)

Saturday 14th April 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge**BLUE-WINGED TEAL** (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this evening. Also CATTLE EGRET and (400+) Swallow and Sand Martin (Thanks C.Selway)

MarazionICELAND GULL (2w) at Little Hogus Rocks

St Austellno sign of Ring-necked Duck (drk) at Par Beach Pool at 1335hrs but Reed Warbler (4, 2 singing) (Thanks R.Davey)

FalmouthWhimbrel, Swallow (2) and Willow Warbler (2) at Rosemullion Head (Thanks J.St Ledger)

PenzanceSandwich Tern (6) off Long Rock (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

RameShort-eared Owl above fields along Military Road at 1500hrs then landed in field. Also Wheatear (2). Swallow (17) and Willow Warbler (3) along Rame coast (Thanks M.Beer)

PorthcothanWheatear (5), Sedge Warbler (2), Willow Warbler (7), Chiffchaff (7) and Blackcap (3) at Park Head/Porth Mear Valley (Thanks S.Roper)

Polzeath - Willow Warbler singing at Pentireglaze Farm this morning (Thanks T.Davies)