Tag Archives: Glossy Ibis in Cornwall

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

 

Wednesday 16th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (9+), Balearic Shearwater (12), Storm Petrel (20+) and Sooty Shearwater (62+) flew past

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (5) from Scillonian Crossing this morning

MarazionGarganey (juv) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Long Rock pool

Tuesday 15th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1900hrs

Bodmin Moor Cattle Egret (2) at Colliford Lake at Loveny on island in NE arm at 1330hrs

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (25) and Fin Whale (2) past Gwennap Head this morning

PolgiggaDotterel flew SE over Higher Bosistow towards St Levan at 0820hrs, then at Higher Bosistow in ploughed field with standing stone (Thanks M.Wallace)

Sunday 13th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraLittle Shearwater flew west outside runnel stone at 0910hrs. Wilson’s Petrel (2) flew past, one at 1000hrs and one at 1150hrs. Also Great Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (18), Storm Petrel (51), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (3). Fin Whale, Minke Whale and many Tuna jumping offshore

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel from Scillonian III. Also Great Shearwater (9), Cory’s Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (14), Balearic Shearwater (7) and Grey Phalarope (7)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4. 2 ad + 2 Juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Glossy Ibis (8) and Green Sandpiper (10)

NewquayCattle Egret on Gannel Estuary

PolzeathGlossy Ibis (6) flew over beach and up Camel Estuary

Penberth Storm Petrel (5) offshore

Chapel PointPom Skua, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv) and Storm Petrel (48) offshore this evening. Also Minke Whale

Saturday 12th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis (3) including Spanish ringed bird still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Cattle Egret (5)

LamornaWilson’s Petrel (3), Great Shearwater (15+), Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (10) and Storm Petrel (40) from Pelagic 5km off Lamorna this morning. Wilson’s Petrel (2), Great Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (2), Black Tern (juv) and Storm Petrel (40) from same pelagic this evening

Rame – Sabine’s Gull (6) flew past Penlee Point between 0545–0845hrs

The Lizard Great Shearwater (3+), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (5) flew past Lizard Point between 0645-1030hrs

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Storm Petrel between 1500-1630hrs

Downderry Balearic Shearwater (26), Great Skua and Common Scoter (4) flew west

Newquay – Black-necked or Slavonian Grebe off Towan Head but distant

Friday 11th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (3) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Green Sandpiper (6)

The Lizard Great Shearwater (24), Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (33), Great Skua (8), Storm Petrel (4) and Puffin flew past Lizard Point between 1700-1900hrs

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (54), Balearic Shearwater (6), Storm Petrel (45) and Great Skua flew past Gwennap Head today

Scillonian Crossing – Great Shearwater (3), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (27) from Scillonian III

Polgigga – Marsh Harrier at Arden-Sawah