Tag Archives: Iceland Gull in Cornwall

Saturday 25th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (6) by Gannel Estuary again on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

St ErthCattle Egret (3) flew north east from Tredrea Lane at 0930hrs

Fowey EstuaryCattle Egret (11+) at Fowey Estuary today. Also Osprey this morning (Thanks B.Borter)

Marazion – Siberian Chiffchaff at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Velvet Scoter offshore

Falmouth Iceland Gull (1cy) at Swanpool on rocks on west side. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at University on Exeter Campus, Penryn. Also Cetti’s Warbler still at Swanpool and Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens on west side (D.Chaney)

HayleIceland Gull and Spoonbill again on estuary

GwithianIceland Gull (imm) flew over St Gothian Sands NR this morning (Thanks L.Rowe)

Mevagissey – Glaucous Gull (2w) on rocks by beach at Portholland

St Ives Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill. Also Short-eared Owl in off the sea and Merlin in area (Thanks V.Stratton)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart at midday

No sign of Lesser Scaup at Dozmary Pool

Thursday 23rd March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay  – Cattle Egret (6) again in roost on Gannel Estuary in Penpol Creek

Marazion Iceland Gull (2 juvs) at Red River mouth this morning (Thanks J. Eaton)

PolgiggaIceland Gull in fields at Polgigga (Thanks M.Wallace)

FalmouthIceland Gull at Meanporth this afternoon (Thanks G.Wills).  Cetti’s Warbler again at Swanpool this morning and showing well on occasion (Thanks J.Irvine and D.Chaney)

Hayle Spoonbill (2) still on Ryan’s Field this morning (Thanks B.Dallas) Also Iceland Gull and Kittiwake on estuary this afternoon. (Not Bonaparte’s Gull as first reported)

Lanreath – Garganey at Lethytep

Sennen – White Wagtail at Sennen Village

Monday 20th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel Estuary this evening.

HayleIceland Gull (2 juvs) again from the causeway. Also Spoonbill and Yellow-legged Gull (2w) still. (Thanks B.Dallas and A.Langdon)

Par – Caspian Gull and Yellow legged Gull (1w) on buildings by Spit Beach beach. European White-fronted Goose feeding on factory roof near Spit Beach. (cbwps)

Mevagissey – Glaucous Gull (2w) at Portholland on rocks

Bissoe – Osprey in tree between Bissoe and Cross Lanes. (cbwps)

AmalveorHen Harrier (2. male + ringtail) this evening (cbwps)

FalmouthBlack-throated Diver (2) off Rosemullion Head

The Lizard Black Redstart (male) at Old Lizard Head

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (ringtail) at 1810hrs

FalmouthSand Martin (25) and a Swallow at College Reservoir.

Saturday 18th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Todays bird sighting highlights from Cornwall include:

HelstonBonaparte’s Gull still at Helston Boating lake this morning. Cattle Egret (16) on south side of Loe Pool.

St ClementCattle Egret (10+) distantly in field with cattle at Menadews Farm at 1330 (Thanks T. O’Leary)

Newquay Cattle Egret by airfield at St Mawgan. Iceland Gull (3cy) and Yellow-legged Gull on Gannel Estuary

Gorran HavenHoopoe again this morning at Boswinger (Thanks R.Castillo-Nicholls)

Hoopoe, Boswinger - (Rowena Castillo-Nicholls)

Hoopoe, Boswinger – (Rowena Castillo-Nicholls)

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) on estuary from B3301 causeway. Also two £cy Yellow-legged Gulls (Thanks C.Urquhart)

Coverack Iceland Gull at Coverack at 1130hrs

Gwithian Iceland Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands NR (cbwps)

MullionIceland Gull (2) on sea between harbour and island (cbwps)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler (2) still at Swanvale (Thanks B.Porter)

Camborne Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by café.

Marazion Pomarine Skua again offshore this morning

Ruan LanihorneDipper at Set Bridge this morning (Thanks R.Andrew)

Sunday 26th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup again at Dozmary Pool

St ClementCattle Egret (12) in field by road at Menadews Farm

NewquayCattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary this morning viewed from car park

Helford Cattle Egret (15) in Trees at Frenchman’s Creek, Helford River late morning

Coverack Glaucous Gull (juv) again at Coverack harbour at midday. Also Iceland Gull present (T.Phelps)

HayleIceland Gull at Hayle estuary again this morning. Spoonbill at Copperhouse Creek

Mounts Bay Pomarine Skua (2) viewed from Jubilee pool this morning. No sign of adult Pacific Diver

 

Wednesday 8th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel again in Boat Cove today

Saltash American Wigeon again at Kingsmill Lake. Also Spotted Redshank, (Thanks C.Buckland)

St ErthCattle Egret in field off Trenoweth Lane showing well this afternoon.

Devoran Cattle Egret (3) and Little Egret (21) in roost this evening. (CBWPS)

Bude Great White Egret at Bude Marshes at 1420hrs then flew east.

HelstonIceland Gull on Loe Pool this morning (Thanks S.Rogers). Also one at Sewage woks.

Carnon DownsYellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest trapped and ringed at Carnon Downs Sewage works. (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Hayle Spoonbill still on Hayle Estuary at midday. Also 2w Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull (3), Avocet, Water Pipit, Gadwall (drk) and Goosander (7) (Thanks M.Halliday, B.Dallas et al)

LannerYellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Siberian Chiffchaff (5) at Gwennap Sewage works (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

MouseholeNo sign again today of the Eastern Black Redstart. Female/1w male Black Redstart present though.