Tag Archives: Hawfinch in Cornwall

Wednesday 17th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool

WadebridgeHawfinch (2+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery

PadstowGlaucous Gull on fire station roof this afetrnoon. Glaucous Gull on Camel Estuary

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR at 1025hrs. Also Scaup (1w drk)

NewlynIceland Gull (2 ad) in harbour still

Bodmin Moor Iceland Gull (juv) at Colliford lake at dam at dusk

FalmouthBlack Redstart (male) at Castle Beach still

Sunday 14th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Hen Harrier (ringtail). Caspian Gull (ad) reported at Colliford lake

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (1+) at Caethillian Cove still near pumping station at 0930hrs. Short-eared Owl at Kynance Downs

SennenCattle Egret in cattle field behind Gwenvor

HayleRing-billed Gull (1w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1430hrs then flew south. Spoonbill still on Ryans field. Firecrest at Ryans Field

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool (Thanks M.Worden)

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck (Thanks M.Worden)

MillbrookRing-billed Gull (2w) reported on pond

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake in field at Randolph viewed from China Fleet Nature Trail

WadebridgeHawfinch (2+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery

FeockHawfinch (2) still at St Feock Church at 1430hrs. Black-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver offshore

NewlynIceland Gull (3,  ad + 2 juv) at Newlyn Harbour. Also Glaucous Gull

MarazionIceland Gull (juv) in field on west side of Marazion Marsh RSPB

PenzanceYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Morrab Gardens

PortscathoSlav Grebe (2) in harbour and Long-tailed Duck (fem) and Black-throated Diver (4) offshore

PerranporthPom Skua (ad pale) flew west past at 1020hrs

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff (2+) and Firecrest (1+) in hedge by sewage works

DriftBlack-necked Grebe at Drift Reservoir still

LelantFirecrest in gorse by railway platform at 1430hrs

Sunday 7th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool. Scaup (ad fem) still at Siblyback lake at north end at 1430hrs

St Austell Surf Scoter (3) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck

Newtown-in-St MartinCattle Egret still in cattle field (Thanks G.Willets)

Cattle Egret (G.Willets)

NewquayRing-billed Gull still at Newquay Boating Lake this morning, coming to bread (Thanks S.Rogers)

FeockHawfinch (2) still at church in yews by main gate

WadebridgeHawfinch (5) still at Egloshayle Cemetery tho mobile. Water Pipit (2) and Spoonbill at Amble Marshes. (Thanks G.Willets and D.Julian)

Hawfinch (G.Willets)

TruroHawfinch at Kenwyn in churchyard at 1120hrs

MarazionIceland Gull (juv)  still in car park at 1020hrs

DriftGlaucous Gull at Drift Reservoir today. Also Pink-footed Goose

FalmouthBlack Redstart (3) still at castle beach

RameFirecrest near Penlee Point at 1310hrs

HayleSpoonbill still on estuary

West Looe – Firecrest in private garden, West Looe Hill (Thanks Paul Wakelin)

Spoonbill, Amble Marshes (D.Julian)

Friday 5th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Also Caspian Gull

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake in Field opposite 2nd hide at 1100hrs

HelfordCattle Egret (15) at Newtown-in-St Martin

St AustellSurf Scoter (2), Long-tailed Duck and Velvet Scoter still off Lower Porthpean

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool at 1700hrs

WadebridgeHawfinch (5) still at Egloshayle Cemetery this morning tho mobile

Feock – Hawfinch still at Church. Black-necked Grebe (2) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Loe Beach

Marazion – Glacous Gull (juv) on Long Rock Poll briefly. Iceland Gull in car park again

Coverack Iceland Gull (2w) still in harbour

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

Cape Cornwall – Balearic Shearwater and Great Northern Diver (6) flew past

Friday 22nd December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

FeockHawfinch (2) at Feock Parish Church

DownderrySlav Grebe, Great Northern Diver (4) and Slav Grebe (3) offshore between Downderry and Seaton. Also Black Redstart

TorpointGreat Northern Diver (2), Sandwich Tern (2), Brent Goose (7) and Slav Grebe at St Johns Lake

FalmouthBlack Redstart (2) at Castle Beach

Coverack Iceland Gull still

 

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)

Friday 27th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardOlive-backed Pipit at Lizard village in youth hostel garden at 0830hrs but no sign since. Black Redstart and Whinchat in village. Yellow-browed Warbler at Caethillian. Ring Ouzel (2) at Housel bay

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR 100 yards south of car park at 0800hrs

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Long-tailed Duck still. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

SennenRichard’s Pipit (3) in long grass behind school at 1440hrs. Short-toed Lark still in tilled field on west side of track to Trevorian Farm in SW corner of field near road sign at 1300hrs

PorthgwarraRichard’s Pipit (2) at Gwennap Head at 0915hrs then flew to cattle fields on opposite side of valley. Yellow-browed Warbler and Black Redstart (4) at Porthgwarra.

NanjizalCommon Rosefinch flew over Nanjizal Valley this morning. Also Hawfinch, Yellow-browed Warbler (4), Siberian Chiffchaff, probable Siberian Lesser Whitethroat (form blythi), Firecrest (8) and Ring Ouzel. Please keep to public rights of way

DevoranHawfinch (25) flew over this morning

PenrynHawfinch (4) flew over

St Just – Hawfinch (2) flew over Cot Valley at 0840hrs

WadebridgeHawfinch at Clapper Marshes

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler on Bosistow Lane

RameYellow-browed Warbler, Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart (3+) still at Rame Head

HayleSpoonbill (2) still at Ryan’s Field

St LevanRing Ouzel at St Levan