Tag Archives: Green-winged Teal in Cornwall

Saturday 18th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel reported again at Trenow Cove.

PenzancePacific Diver off Jubilee Pool this morning. Purple Sandpiper (37) on rocks by Jubilee Pool (Thanks L.Langley and C.Urquhart)

Helston Cattle Egret (15) at waters edge on south side of Degibna Wood viewed from West Penrose Walk (CBWPS)

St MartinCattle Egret (7) this afternoon at Treboe, St Martin (CBWPS)

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB, also Yellow-legged Gull (2w) and Iceland Gull (juv)). Spoonbill and Avocet at Ryan’s Field still.

Polgigga Iceland Gull (ad and 2 juvs) in fields at Arden-Sawah this morning. Also Med Gull (15). Firecrest at Polgigga (Thanks M.Wallace)

Camborne Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP at 0845hrs between small pond and café

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR today (J.Irvine). Yellow-browed Warbler at College Reservoir on west side of first pond below dam (D.Chaney)

St Columb Major – Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff at St Columb Major on at sewage works

Nanjizal Lapland Bunting in stubble field before kissing gate to Nanjizal Valley.

Men-an-Tol Hen Harrier (ringtail) and Barn Owl this evening (Thanks L.Langley)

Thursday 16th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Trenow Cove this morning.

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup again at Dozmary Pool this morning

HayleGreen-winged Teal (1w drk), Iceland Gull (juv), Spoonbill and Water Pipit on estuary this morning

NewquayGreat Skua past Towan Head this morning (Thanks R.Blackman)

Sunday 12th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) on east side of Trenow Cove. Also Whimbrel (2)

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway. Also Spoonbill. Black Redstart at North Quay, Hayle at the electric works

Ruan Lanihorne – Cattle Egret (10) south of Tregunna Farm in cattle field by road

Torpoint – Cattle Egret (2) at Millbrook in cattle field on Withnoe Lane at 11:50

St Erth – Cattle Egret still by Treloweth Lane viewed from gate 1/2 mile from railway bridge

Nanjizal – Little Bunting at Nanjizal Valley in hedge just east of footpath to Trevilley. Also Lapland Bunting (4)

Looe – Iceland Gull (juv) at Hannafore Point on rocks at 1000hrs

Newquay – Iceland Gull (juv) at Porth Reservoir at 1245hrs

Helston Iceland Gull (juv) still at Helston Boating Lake

PorthlevenYellow-browed Warbler in garden

Bedruthan StepsLapland Bunting (3) at Bedruthan Steps

Camborne – Lapland Bunting at North Cliffs. Also Black Redstart

Drift – Black-necked Grebe (2) at Drift Reservoir

Bodmin Moor – Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver at Colliford lake

MarazionVelvet Scoter (2) again offshore

Saturday 31st December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver just off jubilee Pool. Also Velvet Scoter (3) and Red-necked Grebe

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) at Dozmary Pool this afternoon

SancreedCattle Egret (3) again at Sellan Farm (Thanks D.Flumm)

BudeCattle Egret (2) on playing field. Also RB Merganser at Bude Marshes (Thanks T.Barlow)

HayleGreen-winged Teal (1w drk) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from causeway

MouseholeEastern Black Redstart still on rocks by Rock Pool cafe

PolgiggaLapland Bunting at Trevilley in stubble fields

MarazionIceand Gull on Long Rock Pool at 1420hrs then flew off (Thanks P.Smale)

Friday 30th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 1500hrs then flew SW. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Marazion – Pacific Diver off Marazion viewed towards Jubilee Pool at 1110hrs. Also Great Northern Diver (7)

Newquay – Cattle Egret (15) still at Gannel Estuary on south side of Penpol Creek in roost at 1645hrs

Helston – Cattle Egret (9) on east side of Helston Loe Pool just north of Carminowe Creek at 1630hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler near Helston Boating Lake behind Flora Motors at 1500hrs

DriftCattle Egret (6) at Drift Reservoir late morning

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway this morning

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart (1w male) Mousehole at 09:10hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe and take footpath left to view rocks. Also Black Redstart

Trevose Head – Lapland Bunting (18) at Trevose Head this afternoon

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary this afternoon on Carnsew Basin


Thursday 29th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Pacific Diver off beach car park at 1220hrs. Also Great Northern Diver (4). Ring-billed Gull (1w) still on Longrock Pool at 1210hrs. Also Caspian Gull

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Hayle Estuary at 08:30 off B3301 causeway at 0830hrs

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart still late morning. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe & take footpath left and view rocks

Penzance –  Velvet Scoter (3) and Great Northern Diver (8) off Jubilee Pool

St IvesBlack Redstart on wall by Porthmeor Beach car park this morning


Monday 26th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still at 1020hrs in Boat Cove NT. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (drk) still at Hayle Estuary viewed from Old Quay House  at 0950hrs

Saltash – drake American Wigeon still at Kingsmaill lake at 1500 hrs

Newquay – Cattle Egret (11) at Gannel Estuary this evening

DriftCattle Egret (3) at Drift Reservoir in cattle field on hillside east of north-west arm this morning. Also Black-necked Grebe and Scaup still

BudeCattle Egret (3) at Bude Marshes at 1130hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Cubert – Cattle Egret (2) in flight at Cubert Common

Marazion – Ring-billed Gull (1w) and Great White Egret at Long Rock Pool late afternoon

Mousehole – Eastern Black Redstart still at Mousehole at 0815hrs. Use car park by Rock Pool Cafe then walk through cafe & take footpath left to view rocks. Black Redstart by South Quay car park

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler heard only behind Swingates House

Penzance – Velvet Scoter (2) on sea off Jubilee Pool

Gerrans BayLong-tailed Duck, Red-necked Grebe (2), Slavonian Grebe (5), Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (11) in Gerrans Bay

Restronguet Creek – Black-necked Grebe (15) at Restronguet Creek from the weir

HelfordGreat Northern Diver (3) on Helford River

Bodmin Moor – Great Northern Diver (2) at Colliford Lake

NewlynBlack Redstart at Newlyn Harbour

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Swanpool at 1430hrs

Par – Siberian Chiffchaff at St Andrews Road pool area by path from rail crossing