Tag Archives: Great White Egret in Cornwall

Sunday 5th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1030hrs

DevoranCattle Egret (12) and Great White Egret at Devoran this morning on hill up river

PorthpeanSurf Scoter (2) off Porthpean this evening

Thursday 2nd November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach at 1217hrs, still present this afternoon

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1420hrs

TreenRose-coloured Starling (juv) at Treen for 2nd day

Drift -`Cattle Egret at Sellan Farm still

WadebridgeGreat White Egret (3) at Amble Dam

HeamoorHawfinch (4) flew west over early morning

St JustHawfinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at kenidjack Valley

MorvahYellow-browed Warbler, Snow Bunting and Firecrest at Rose Valley

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (5) at Nanjizal Valley trapped and ringed. Please keep to public rights of way

St Buryan Black Redstart (2) still at Tower Meadows

The LizardBlack Redstart (2) at Kynance Cove on cliff

Lands EndBlack Redstart at Lands End

St IvesBlack Redstart at St Ives Island

 

Wednesday 1st November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach at 1000hrs showing well

St JustGreat White Egret flew west past Carn Gloose at 0830hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat (possibly eastern form) and Hawfinch (2+)at Kenidjack Valley but no sign of Red-breasted Flycatcher. Hawfinch (9) flew over Cot valley, 6 over SE at 0800hrs and 3 flew NE at 1040hrs. Woodlark still at Boscregan Farm

HelfordHoopoe reported in woods west of headland

Bodmin Moor Ring-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozamry Pool

SancreedHawfinch at village green. Whooper Swan (2 ad) at Sellen Farm. Also Firecrest

The LizardHawfinch flew north over at 0730hrs

MullionHawfinch flew south over garden

St AgnesShort-eared Owl at St Agnes Head

Penzance – Firecrest (3) at Penlee Park near cafe

ConstantineBlack Redstart (3) at Trebarvah Court

PorthgwarraBlack Redstart (2) and Pink-footed Goose at Porthgwarra

St BuryanBlack Redstart (1+) still at Tower meadows

PenrynBlack Redstart at Penryn Campus

PendeenBlack Redstart in lighthouse car park

RameBlack Redstart and Firecrest still at Rame Head

SennenBlack Redstart on Mayon Cliff. Short-eared Owl by cycle track. Also Firecrest

Constantine Bay Black Redstart on Crescent Rise

No sign of Olive-backed Pipit at Mousehole

Tuesday 31st October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeOlive-backed Pipit on path right of Love Lane

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach at 0715hrs. Also Firecrest. Cattle Egret (5) flew from Red River mouth and landed in fields behind Churchtown farm

Bodmin Moor Ring-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 0800hrs

PendeenGreat White Egret flew over Pendeen at 0830hrs

St LevanGreat White Egret at reedbed pool at 0935hrs. (Thanks M.Wallace)

Lands EndGreat White Egret flew west over at 0954hrs. Also Short-eared Owl early morning

ConstantineAmerican Golden Plover flew NE overover field at NW of Constantine village calling at 0730hrs. Also Merlin (juv) and Brambling over SW. Black Redstart (2) at Trebarvah Court (Thanks J.Chapman)

Penzance – probable Cattle Egret (5) flew over Morrab Road at 1005hrs

St JustRed-breasted Flycatcher at Kenidjack Valley still. Also Hawfinch (9) mid morning and Yellow-browed Warbler still

SancreedHawfinch (2) flew south over at 0810hrs

HayleSpoonbill (4) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Old Quay House this afternoon

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB opposite Cheshire Homes

SennenLapland Bunting still in stubble field behind school

St BuryanBlack Redstart (3) at Tower meadows

St IvesBlack Redstart still at Consols

PorthgwarraRing Ouzel at Porthgwarra (Thanks M.Wallace)

Monday 30th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR on small pool by beach, showing well

DevoranGreat White Egret at Devoran this morning. Also Spoonbill (2)

MarazionRose-coloured Starling still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Long Rock pool at dusk

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1640hrs then flew towards Camel estuary

SennenRichard’s Pipit still in field behind school at 1325hrs

St JustRed-breasted Flycatcher at Kenidjack Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler at Cot valley

NanjizalHawfinch (2) flew over Nanjizal Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (6) trapped and ringed. Please keep to public rights of way

AlletHawfinch (2) flew north over at 0740hrs

Falmouth – Hawfinch flew over this morning

PenrynHawfinch flew over

Lands End Woodlark flew over. Black Redstart (3) at complex entrance. Black Redstart at cycle path

St IvesSabine’s Gull flew past St Ives Island. Black Redstart (male) at Consols

HayleSpoonbill (juv) still on Ryans field at 1125hrs

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (13) off Loe Beach (Thanks J.St Ledger)

PendeenHooded Crow at Bosullow. Black Redstart by lighthouse on building with foghorns at 1455hrs

PolgiggaTurtle Dove on Bosistow Lane

DriftGreenland White-fronted Goose at Drift reservoir in field opposite hide this morning with Canada Geese. Also Whooper Swan (2)

ConstantineFirecrest (2) in wet woods at NW of village. Black Redstart (2) at Trebarvah Court  (Thanks J.Chapman)

Thursday 26th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper (juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR, showing well at 1605hrs

NanjizalRadde’s Warbler at Nanjizal Valley. possible Blyth’s Pipit flew over towards Lands End. Also Hawfinch (10). Ring Ouzel and Firecrest also at Nanjizal. Yellow-browed Warbler (3) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1130hrs, showing well. No sign of Long-tailed Duck

Cape CornwallOrtolan Bunting (1+) flew over garden at Cape Cornwall

St IvesWryneck at Clodgy Point on rocks by coastal path NWN of town and NW of Trevalgan Holiday Farm at 1130hrs

NanquidnoWryneck on coast path at Trevalgan cliff. Great White Egret flew north over this morning. Hawfinch (2) flew over. Also Ring Ouzel

MarazionRose-coloured Starling (juv) again at Marazion Marsh RSPB landed in reeds at c1820hrs

Lands EndGreat White Egret at Lands End at 0945hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3+) and Black Redstart

BudeGlossy Ibis over golf club course at 1100hrs then flew west

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Maenporth. Great Northern Diver offshore. Yellow-browed Warbler at University of Exeter Campus. Hawfinch (5) flew over and Firecrest trapped and ringed

Porthgwarra – Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart, Wheatear and Merlin (2) at Porthgwarra this morning. Also a few Brambling over (Thanks M.Wallace)

RameBlack Redstart (2) at Rame Head at 1655hrs, 1 at coastguard cottages and 1 at church

Wednesday 25th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St AgnesTwite reported at Chapel Porth Beach on coast path at 1300hrs

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck still at Dozmary Pool. Also Long-tailed Duck

SennenShort-toed Lark still in tilled field just west of Escalls Chapel, west of track to farm in SW corner of field near road sign at 1110hrs

MarazionGreat White Egret flew over this evening. Garganey still at Marazion Marsh RSPB from main viewpoint at 1405hrs

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR at 1530hrs

SancreedYellow-browed Warbler at Sancreed

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley. Hawfinch (2) at Cot Valley  at 1008hrs then flew south.

PorthgwarraLapland Bunting (5) flew over. Firecrest (5) at Porthgwarra

The LizardBlack Redstart on Green Field Close (Thanks James)

RameBlack Redstart at Rame Head still

Cape CornwallBalearic Shearwater (9) and Pom Skua flew past by 1005hrs. Balearic Shearwater flew past this afternoon

HayleSpoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

TruroSpoonbill (2) still at Malpas at entrance to Calenick Creek