Tag Archives: Great White Egret in Cornwall

Tuesday 26th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2 juv) still at Davidstow Airfield at 1145hrs

BB Sandpiper DavidstowAirfield Cornwall UK #digiscoped #kowasystem #PanasonicGH5 @CornwallBirding @swoptics @RareBirdAlertUK @BirdGuides pic.twitter.com/yXldlauTbR

— Paul Hackett (@PaulHdigiman) September 26, 2017

RameRed-breasted Flycatcher at Rame Head. Also Pied Flycatcher

Firecrestat Rametoday @CornwallBirding @mikebeerlrv pic.twitter.com/ahIlBDXSNT

— Chris Buckland (@ChrisBuckland6) September 26, 2017

Ruan LanihornePurple Heron (juv) still at Sett Bridge this evening, showing well

HayleGreat White Egret still on Hayle Estuary at 1810hrs.

TruroCattle Egret (2) still at Menadews Farm. Osprey at heron Inn at 1230hrs

SennenDotterel near Sennen in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel this afternoon

St JustPied Flycatcher (1+) and Firecrest (5) at Cot Valley. Firecrest (3) at Kenidjack valley

Lands EndPied Flycatcher at Lands End

NanjizalFirecrest (2) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

SaltashCurlew Sandpiper (2) at Kingsmill Lake

Camel EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper at Cant Hill

no news on Red-eyed Vireo

An amazing but rather gruesome sight from @ak_cruises off #falmouth today: a Great Skuataking out a juvenile Great Black-backed Gull! pic.twitter.com/VH5RWwtUu8

— Ben Porter (@bardseyben) September 26, 2017

Monday 25th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra*Red-eyed Vireo* still mid morning by car park, no news this afternoon

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir. Also Black Tern (juv)

SPOTTED SANDPIPER at a very wet & windswept CrowdyReservoir today, keeping between dam and hide but mobile @cwlbirds @CornwallBirding pic.twitter.com/FPp9VdkCbc

— Lee Evans (@LeeEvansBirding) September 22, 2017

Davidstow – Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2) still at Davidstow Airfield near windsock but no sign of Dotterel. Please keep off runways

Up close & personal with a BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER @cwlbirds @CornwallBirding pic.twitter.com/OLCIdxN6Qb

— Lee Evans (@LeeEvansBirding) September 22, 2017

SennenBuff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 1155hrs

TruroCattle Egret (2) still at Menadews Farm

HayleGreat White Egret (3) and Cattle Egret at Hayle Estuary. Also Spoonbill

Sunday 17th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield at 0900hrs

Wadebridge Great White Egret flew over Wadebridge towards Amble Marshes this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

Great White Egret (C.Selway)

Lands EndOrtolan Bunting reported few over Lands End at 0825hrs. Also Grey Phalarope (4), Sooty Shearwater (6) and Minke Whale offshore

HelstonGrey Phalarope at Helston boating lake still (Thanks P.Freestone, A Langdon et al)

StithiansFirecrest (2) at Stithians Reservoir at Stuart Hutchings hide this afternoon (Thanks P.Freestone and B.Dallas)

PenberthFirecrest at Penbeth Cove by allotments at midday

RoselandOsprey (2) at Ruan-Fal on Slatmasrh at 1605hrs then flew wards Tolverne

DevoranGarganey still

The LizardGrey Phalarope (3) at Church Cove

Thursday 13th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bude – Wholly unconfirmed report of Amur Falcon this morning at St Genny’s. No further details.

WadebridgeCattle Egret again at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. (Thanks S.Rogers)

Cattle Egret (S.Rogers)

Lower Tamar Lake Great White Egret at Lower Tamar Lake today

Monday 12th June to Saturday 17th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Monday 12/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-footed Falcon again at Hayle Kimbro Pools and showing well

Tuesday 13/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-footed Falcon again at Hayle Kimbro Pools and showing well

Bodmin Moor Great White Egret at Colliford lake showing well at south end of lake

Mawgan PorthPurple Heron flew west over this morning (Thanks Danny)

Wednesday 14/6 birds were:

HayleGreat White Egret reported flying over the A30 this evening and appeared to drop onto the estuary

FoweyOsprey flew north-east at 0830hrs near Ninestones Farm

Godolphin –  Red Kite over Rainbows End Nursery

StithiansRed Kite over Stithians (Thanks R.Denton)

CarminellisRed Kite over, different bird to above. (Thanks R.Denton)

St AustellHobby north of St Austell at Hensbarrow Hill

Thursday 15/6 birds were:

Hobby’s reported at Ruan Highlanes and Park Head today.

Friday 16/6 birds were:

GodolphinRed Kite and Hobby over Rainbows End Nursery

Saturday 17/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-rumped Swallow at Ponsangoth at 174ohrs

Marazion Marsh – probable Melodious Warbler at Marazion Marsh RSPB in sallows at SW512313 at 1600hrs. Heard to call and seen briefly (Thanks T.Fletcher)

Bodmin – Red Kite over A30 opposite Jamaica Inn at 1300hrs

Wadebridge Red Kite (2) over Wadebridge at 1200hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

GodolphinRed Kite again over Godolphin Hill

Penzance Red Kite over Penzance this evening

Tuesday 6th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon at 20:15 – flying over The recreation ground towards kynance (Thanks James)

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians Reservoir at southern cut off from hide, showing well at 1630hrs

MenheniotRed Kite over a38 this morning

Cape Cornwall Sooty Shearwater flew past Cape Cornwall this morning

Newquay Manx Shearwater (1278), Storm Petrel (21), Fulmar (89), Golden Plover (summer plumage), Great Skua, Kittiwake (76), Sandwich Tern (2) and Puffin (2). (Thanks R Creek) Also Storm Petrel (9) this evening past Towan Head

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (2) (Thanks R.Creek)

Pendeen – Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (c700-800 p.h), Storm Petrel (12) and Great Skua (4) between 08:30 & 11:30. Also Common Dolphin (4) and Porpoise (2)

Sunday 4th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRed-footed Falcon (1s male) between Windmill Farm and Lizard Downs this afternoon (Thanks J.Chapple for video below)

HelstonGreat White Egret again at Loe Pool in trees viewable from Degibna car park this evening

Goss Moor Hoopoe flew over road

Nanjizal – possible Saker flew over west of Carn Trevean at 1500hrs

PorthgwarraSooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel (c60), Pom Skua (2), Great Northern Diver and Great Skua (1+)

HayleYellow-legged Gull (1cy and 3 cy) at Hayle Estuary (Thanks M.Halliday)