Tag Archives: Glossy Ibis in Cornwall

Tuesday 10th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis flew over Wadebridge towards Walmsley.  Cattle Egret (8) still at Pinkson Creek this afternoon. Hawfinch over Egloshayle and Bittern and Wood Sandpiper at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks P.Roseveare and D.Julian)

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) still on wires at Lizard Village (Thanks I.Maclean)

NanquidnoBarred Warbler (juv) at Nanquidno in brambles opposite Nanjulian farm

St JustHawfinch and Firecrest (2) at Kelynack. Also Merlin at Cot Valley (Thanks D.Flumm and S.Woolfries)

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (3) and Lesser Whitethroat (possibly eastern form) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR

PorthwarraSpoonbill flew west over Porthgwarra at 0855hrs (Thanks M.Wallace). Pom Skua, Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua and Balearic Shearwater (103) flew past between 1530-1825hrs (Thanks S.Woolfries)

SancreedFirecrest (2) this morning (Thanks D.Flumm)

SaltashPink-footed Goose at Kingmill Lake

Pendennis Point – Gannet (350+) flew west 8am-1025am (Thanks C.Lovatt)

Friday 1st September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGolden Oriole in sallows by stonewall pool at 0830hrs then still late morning flew from sallows at cattle pond toward pines at bottom of Three Chimneys track. Also Marsh Harrier (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary

New PolzeathWryneck on coast path this morning. Also Med Gull (140)

Lands EndWryneck at east end of car park

The LizardMelodious Warbler in garden at Lizard Village

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1240hrs

DevoranOsprey still at 1430hrs

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2) still at airfield

Friday 25th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraOrtolan Bunting (ad male) on boulder at seaward end of wall across moor then flew east at 0940hrs. Great or Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater (41)flew past between 0645-0845hrs

NanjizalBluethroat (1w. male) at Nanjizal Valley trapped and ringed. Keep to public rights of way

MillbrookGreenish Warbler still near St Andrew’s Street junction at 1326hrs tho elusive

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (7),  Cattle Egret (7) and Wood Sandpiper still at Walmsley Sanctuary

The Lizard – Melodious Warbler still at Pistil Meadow (Thanks S.Rogers)

BudeWood Sandpiper at Maer Lake

Thursday 24th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MillbrookGreenish Warbler at St Andrew’s Street this morning

NanjizalWryneck trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley this morning. Keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

The LizardMelodious Warbler at Pistil Meadow NT. Ortolan Bunting flew over Caethillian

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (7) still at Walmsley Sanctuary in mown meadow at 2000hrs, Cattle Egret (7) and Wood Sandpiper still on pool at rear of reserve

MarazionGarganey still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Longrock Pool (Thanks D.Flumm)

Tuesday 22nd August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge – Cattle Egret (7. 5 ads + 2 juvs) and Glossy Ibis (3) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Wood Sandpiper, Hobby and Osprey flew over Trewornan Bridge. Osprey over Camel Estuary over opposite Camal Quarry

NanjizalMelodious Warbler seen briefly at Nanjizal Valley this morning. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (11), Balearic Shearwater (3), ‘Commic’ Tern (7), Med Gull, Great Skua and Arctic Skua flew past Porthgwarra Cove between 0600-0800hrs. Wheatear (2) in valley, Greenshank and Whimbrel over (Thanks D.Flumm)

Ruan Lanihorne Osprey still at Ruan Lanihorne

Bodmin MoorHen Harrier (fem) at Colliford Lake at Gillhouse briefly

LelantLittle Tern (juv) at Porth Kidney Sands again

Monday 21st August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – Possible Wilson’s Petrel from pelagic from Penzance. Also Great Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (15) and Storm Petrel (35)

Wadebridge – Glossy Ibis (7) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Osprey and Ruff

The LizardWryneck feeding on access track behind Kynance cafe

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (16), Great Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (15), Storm Petrel (2), Great Skua (2), Common Scoter (2), Whimbrel and Med Gull (2) flew past Porthgwarra Cove between 0610-0910hrs. Also Risso’s Dolphin and Ocean Sunfish (Thanks D.Flumm)

Ruan LanihorneOsprey at 1430hrs

LelantLittle Tern (2) at Porthkidney this aftrenoon

MarazionGarganey still at Long Rock Pool

 

Saturday 19th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

PenzanceWilson’s Petrel, Great Shearwater (6), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (20) from Pelagic from Penzance. Also Ocean Sunfish

The LizardCory’s Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (3) and Sooty Shearwater (9) flew past Lizard Point between 0800-100hrs

PendeenGreat Shearwater (8), Cory’s Shearwater (6), Pom Skua, Storm Petrel (6), Balearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0700-1230hrs

MarazionGarganey (juv) still at Long Rock Pool. Balearic Shearwater offshore in bay