Tag Archives: Great White Egret in Cornwall

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)

Monday 29th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

*LATE NEWS YESTERDAY* – St Just – unconfirmed report of Snowy Owl in field just up from Bosavern Farm (28th May)

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon at Windmill Farm CWT reserve at 1500hrs then flew east and no further sighting by 1630hrs. Reported again at 2100hrs along Kynance Road flew north towards Grochall. Also Red Kite (3) over Goonhilly Downs (Thanks N.Crouch).

HayleTemminck’s Stint still at 0825hrs on Copperhouse Creek behind Police Station. Bird back on Ryan’s Field this afternoon, still present at 1500hrs. Also Little Gull (1s) still. (Thanks V.Stratton and B.Dallas)

Temminck’s Stint at Hayle (V.Stratton)

StithiansGreat White Egret again this morning still at Stithians reservoir at Southern cutoff. Reported at Golden Lion cut-off this afternoon.

Marazion Hobby hunting at Marazion Marsh RSPB today

RED KITES today at Crowlas (2), Stithians Reservoir, Newquay, Tregonetha Downs, Godolphin HIll (4) and Hayle.