Tag Archives: Franklin’s Gull in Cornwall

Sunday 30th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camel Estuary – Dalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary at 1220hrs viewed from Dinham

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

Carbis Bay – Franklin’s Gull in field along St Ives Road just before Carbis Bay with Black-headed Gulls at 1015hrs

Hayle – Franklin’s Gull later on Hayle Estuary RSPB by Old Quay House Inn viewed from bridge showing well. Spoonbill still off B3301 causeway

Land’s End – Dusky Warbler at SW end of Swingates House garden. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2), Cattle Egret early morning then flew towards Sennen. Yellow-browed Warbler along cycle track at Trinity Pool

Mousehole – Dusky Warbler along Love Lane 250 yards north of wild bird hospital this afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler. Possible Dusky Warbler at The Old Coastguard restaurant garden briefly at 1100hrs

Porthgwarra – Pallas’s Warbler in sallows by Stonewall Pool. Also Yellow-browed Warbler. Barred Warbler in blackthorn north of Dolphin House

Polgigga – possible Syke’s Wagtail (1w) (form beema) at Higher Bosistow Farm on roof this afternoon. Also Black Redstart (2). Short-toed Lark at Lower Bosistow/Higher Bosistow Farm in field west of footpath. Also Lapland Bunting (2)

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper still at College Reservoir showing well

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (4) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed this morning Also Lesser Whitethroat possible eastern form

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Kenidjack Valley. Also Lesser Whitethroat  possible eastern form

Newquay – Yellow-browed Warbler at Porth Joke

MarazionCurlew Sandpiper on Venton beach

The Lizard – Black Redstart at Lizard Point at 1230hrs

LooeBlack Redstart (male) at Looe

GodrevySnow Bunting still at 1430hrs (Thanks J.Wheeler)

Padstow Med Gull (85) feeding on Camel estuary at the Doom bar. Also Common Gull. (Thanks S.Grose)

Thursday 27th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeDalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary from Camel Trail NW of Wadebridge, still present at at 1130hrs opposite Cant Cove. Swift at Amble Marshes this afternoon

Hayle Franklin’s Gull (ad) again on Hayle Estuary RSPB viewable from causeway at 0940hrs, still present at 1540hrs viewable from causeway. Also Spoonbill & Pink-footed Goose (Thanks M.Curtis)

Franklin's Gull, Hayle Estuary, M.Curtis

Franklin’s Gull, Hayle Estuary, M.Curtis

St Just – probable American Herring Gull (ad type) at Jericho Farm at 1600hrs (Thanks M.Birch). Siberian Chiffchaff still in Kenidjack Valley at Tregeseal Gallery (Thanks D.Balmer)

TrispenRichard’s Pipit in stubble fields on back road from village towards laddock, with Meadow Pipit (c30) and c25 skylark (c25). Black Redstart on rooftops in village (Thanks C.Mason)

Nanjizal – Yellow-browed Warbler (10) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed

BoswednackYellow-browed Warbler at Boswednack

Penberth – Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove by turning area 20 yards along public footpath early afternoon (Thanks C.Corrigan)

CarwinnickBlack Redstart (fem) in garden at 1500hrs. (Thanks N.Clements)

GodrevyBlack Redstart (fem) at top of cliff directly above seal colony (Thanks P.Teagle)

Franklin's Gull, M.Curtis

Franklin’s Gull, M.Curtis

Sunday 10th March 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor possible *FRANKLIN’S GULL* at Siblyback reservoir this afternoon.  *LESSER SCAUP* (drk) still at Siblyback reservoir 200 yards north of main car park, showing well. Also Sand Martin (7), Golden Plover (1500+) and Fieldfare (90+) (Thanks P.Crispin and P.Kemp)

Torpoint*GREEN-WINGED TEAL* (drk) still between St Johns Ford and sewage works

Downderry – BT Diver (3. 1 sum plum) and GN Diver (5) offshore at 1100hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

St Austell Velvet Scoter still off Porthpean with Common Scoter flock (Thanks R.Davey). Sand Martin and Goosander at Par beach Pool

The Lizard Hen Harrier (m) at Penare Head this morning (Thanks N.Berry). Balearic Shearwater, BT Diver (4) and GN Diver (3) off Lizard Point

Perranporth Wheatear (m) at Logger Point and female at Penhale headland (Thanks P.Fenn)

MarazionSand Martin (3) at Marazion Marsh RSPB.

PenzanceBlack Redstart by railway station. GN Diver offshore

TreenLapland Bunting (2+) at Treen Common tho mobile

LarriganMed Gull (1w) still (Thanks G.Hobin)

HerodsfootFirecrest at Bephillick Wood near Tremadart Mill(Thanks J.Bowkett)

TruroSiskin (m+f) still at St Clement at tea room (Thanks L.Williams). Brambling (fem) still in garden (Thanks D.Jenkins)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater off St Ives Island late morning

Tuesday 23rd August 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion*AQUATIC WARBLER* (juv) another trapped and ringed at Marazion Marsh RSPB, released at 1150hrs (M.Grantham) no sign since

Helford*FRANKLIN’S GULL* (ad) at west end of Gillan Creek briefly at 1915hrs. Also Med Gull (5)

Polgigga – *WESTERN BONELLI’S WARBLER* still at 1824hrs at west end of Bosistow Lane off B3315 in pines east of Lower Bosistow Farm. No parking on Bosistow Lane SW.367.238.

MullionWRYNECK at Mullion Cove in paddock with 4 gates this afternoon

The LizardWood Sandpiper flew over Pistil Meadow at 1010hrs

Bodmin Moor - Little Stint (3), Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff (juv), Green Sandpiper (3), Yellow Wagtail (3), Wheatear, Sand Martins, Ringed Plovers and Whimbrel (3) at Siblyback Lake  (Thanks M.Beer and C.Hannaford)

TruroWillow Tit and Bar-tailed Godwit between Malpas and St Clement this morning (Thanks I.Bott)

BudeWood Sandpiper at Maer Lake NR at 1400hrs

no sign of Melodious Warbler at Cot Valley this morning