Tag Archives: Golden Oriole in Cornwall

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

Monday 26th May 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzanceGOLDEN ORIOLE (male) singing in private garden at Ludgvan at 0845hrs (Thanks J.Poynton)

Falmouth – Great Northern Diver off Nansidwell Beach this morning (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Carn Galver – Cuckoo this afternoon (Thanks P.Miles)

Hayle – Whimbrel (3) on Estuary. Also Greenshank on Ryans Field

The Lizard – Lesser Whitethroat (2) at Windmill Farm and Grasshopper warbler (2) (CBWPS)

Wadebridge - Black-tailed Godwit (11) at Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS)

Marazion -  Whimbrel (2), Bar-tailed Godwit (2) and Black-tailed Godwit on the beach and Great Northern Diver offshore. (CBWPS)

Gwithian – Gadwall (male) still on main pool. Also Sedge Warbler (3), Whitehroat (4), Swallow (3), Shelduck (pr with 8 juvs), Canada Goose (2pr with 15 juvs), Mallard (11 males and 3 fem), Raven (1), Sand Martin (4+), Reed Warbler (1) and Swift (5)

Monday 28th April 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – RED-RUMPED SWALLOW (2+) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1740hrs. Also Swift (2) and Whimbrel (59+) (P.Freestone)

Red-rumped Swallow at Marazion Marsh (P.Freestone)

The Lizard GOLDEN ORIOLE reported

NewquayIceland Gull and Whimbrel (13) on Gannel Estuary. Purple Sandpiper (10) and Wheatear at Towan Head (Thanks D.Grose)

Wednesday 23rd October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rosudgeon *RED-EYED VIREO* until 1530hrs 1ml south of Rosudgeon at Prussia Cove, no further sign by 1700hrs. Use car park and follow track to Kenneggy Sands, view trees by stream after 100yds. Take Prussia Cove turning by chip shop in Rosudgeon, park in car park at end of lane. Take track from between car park and obvious conifers towards Kenneggy. Almost at bottom of hill there is a stream. Turn left into wooded valley and the bird was seen after about 250 yards in open glade. (Thanks M.Bishop). WRYNECK along coastpath near Prussia Cove

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrison’s car park

Madron – unconfirmed report of GOLDEN ORIOLE at Madron

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler in main car park by waste bins

DavidstowWhooper Swan in field 100 yards beyond Davidstow garage this evening

GwithianSnow Bunting at Hells Mouth 300 yards west of top car park on coast path to Godrevy point at 1225hrs

PendeenPom Skua (6), Balearic Shearwater (30), Sooty Shearwater (11), Manx Shearwater (14), Great Skua (8), Arctic Skua (14) and Puffin flew past Pendeen watch between 1000-1230hrs

PadstowBalearic Shearwater (10) and Sooty Shearwater (7) at sea between Boscastle and Padstow from RV Endeavour this morning

MarazionGreat Northern Diver still at Long Rock Pool this morning and showing well (Thanks M.Curtis)

The Lizard Black Redstart at Kynance Cove by Café. Also Ring Ouzel

HayleMed Gull (11) at Lelant Saltings this morning. Also Sandwich Tern (2), Greenshank (6), Knot (6), Bar-tailed Godwit (4) and good numbers of Wigeon and Teal. Greenshank (3), Redshank (38), Dunlin and Bar-tailed Godwit (8) at Copperhouse Creek (Thanks P.Freestone). Osprey and Brent Goose (2) also at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Arctic Tern at Carnsew Basin

RameYellow-browed Warbler in sycamores right of Old rectory. Black Redstart at Penmillard Farm. Also Great Skua (Thanks M.Beer)

Gerrans - Yellow-browed Warbler just west of Gerrans (Thanks L.Sampson)

Men-an-TolHen Harrier (ringtail) and Short-eared Owl

TruroMandarin, Canada Goose (40+), Sanderling (30), Gadwall and Bar-tailed Godwit at Tresemple Pool. Curlew, Shelduck (10) and Redshank (6) on Tresillian river (Thanks C.Matta)

PorthcothanHen Harrier (ringtail) at Porthmeor at 1530hrs (Thanks D.Hodd)

LauncestonSwallow and Grey Wagtail at Coads Green (Thanks P.Mallet)

Bodmin Moor Wheatear at Siblyback Lake. Golden Plover (200+) over (Thanks D.Dennis)

WadebridgeCurlew Sandpiper (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary

Thursday 6th June 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

LudgvanGOLDEN ORIOLE (male) singing at Ludgvan Church this evening

WadebridgeCORNCRAKE (2) seen and heard at Royal Cornwall Showground early morning (Thanks A.Johnson)

Falmouth RED KITE flew east over Tremough Campus at 0742 (Thanks S.Perfect)

Men-an-TolRED KITE, Cuckoo (2) and Kestrel at 0915hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Probus RED KITE over Probus area at 1700-1720hrs (Thanks A.Woodburn, P.Miles and M.Jones)

Bodmin Moor RED KITE over Breney Common towards Helman Tor at 0830hrs (Thanks P.Fenn)

St ErthRED KITE flew east over

Mount HawkeRED KITE flew over

The LizardMarsh Harrier (male) and Cuckoo at Windmill Farm

Saturday 25th May 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion PURPLE HERON still at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning and early afternoon, tho mobile.

RameGOLDEN ORIOLE at Rame Head in bushes below coastguard lookout then flew inland at 0910hrs

Sunday 27th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

PorthgwarraGOLDEN ORIOLE (male) singing at north end in trees by Trevean Pool, tho elusive, still this afternoon in scrub between 60 foot cover and first pool

Lands EndsWOODCHAT SHRIKE north of A30/B3315 Junction at Treve Common this morning, still at 1430hrs. Also Wheatear (2) at Land’s End (Thanks C.Winfield)

Newquay - Osprey at Porth reservoir at Nature Reserve end at 1145hrs, still present this afternoon (Thanks W.Lowery and S.Rowe). Spotted Flycatcher (2+) at Polly Joke (Thanks D.Mays)

The LizardRed Kite at Goonhilly this morning (Thanks I. Griffiths)

Wadebridge - Red Kite and Hobby over Guineaport this morning (Thanks W.Delacour)

Gwennap Red Kite over Trevince Manor at 1005hrs (Thanks L.Cox)

Camborne Red Kite circling over Troon at c1030hrs (Thanks D.Wheeler)

SaltashRed Kite flew north over Tamar Bridge at 1125hrs (Per M.Beer)

The LizardNightjar (3+) and Cuckoo (2) at Goonhilly Downs this evening (Thanks W.Jones). Marsh Harrier circling high over Gwenter late morning (cbwps)

Nanquidno - Whimbrel (10) at Nanquidno at 1600hrs

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Map for yesterdays Red Kite influx HERE