Tag Archives: Kentish Plover in Cornwall

Sunday 14th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenKentish Plover at Sennen Cove on beach this morning then flew towards Lands End

PolgiggaBee-eater (2+) flew over this morning

ProbusPurple Heron (ad) still in garden by Tresillian River

PorthgwarraIceland Gull (juv) at Porthgwarra Cove

no sign of Red-rumped Swallow at Marazion

Thursday 27th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Praa SandsKentish Plover on beach at 1635hrs

ConstantineCattle Egret (2) flew north over at 0800hrs (Thanks J.Chapman)

HayleCattle Egret still on ryans field this evening. Also Little Ringed Plover (2) early morning (Thanks B.Dallas)

PorthgwarraWood Warbler today at Porthgwarra. In bare trees immediately across road from cafe garden @ 13.30. (Thanks G.Clark)

St IvesRing Ouzel still at Buttermilk Hill this afternoon. (Thanks B.Dallas)

Sunday 13th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports


Lands EndWOODCHAT SHRIKE (male) singing between Lands End and Sennen at Trinity Pool east of footpath at 1400hrs. SW.346.253 (Thanks M.Halliday). Red Kite (14+) over Lands End early afternoon

SennenWOODCHAT SHRIKE by Trevilley Farm access track in gorse in NE corner of field with owl box this evening. Park in layby just west of access track. SW.358.247. (Thanks K.Wilson) Red Kite (c20) over Brew Pool (per cbwps)

PendeenHONEY BUZZARD (2) over Levant Tin Mine.

Crows-an-WraRed Kite (15) following silage cutting between 1215hrs-1430hrs (Thanks F.Currie)

Porthgwarra - Red Kite (9) over (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle - Spoonbill on the Hayle Estuary this evening (Thanks P.Jeggo) Red Kite (8) flew over Ventonleague (Thanks J and P. Rutter). Red Kite (3) flew high North over Townshend at 1650hrs (Thanks J.Morgan). Red Kite over the estuary at 1015hrs mobbed by gulls (Thanks D.Grose)

St JustRed Kite (5) flew over St Just at 1155hrs. Red Kite flew over Carn Gloose at 1140hrs (Thanks K.Bealing). Red Kite (3) over Cot Valley. Red Kite (2) flew over Kenidjack Valley. Red Kite (10) over Chapel Carn Brea

Port IsaacRed Kite (5) flew SW past Tregardock at 1000hrs (Thanks T.Potterton)

DelaboleRed Kite (2) flew over at 1115hrs (Thanks T.Potterton)

Connor DownsRed Kite flew SW over at 1420hrs, another high north over at 1435hrs, another North over at 1505hrs (CB Reports)

Bodmin MoorRed Kite flew west over Grey Mare Rock, East Moor at 1400hrs (Thanks L.Hopes). Red Kite flew over Goss Moor at 0845hrs (Thanks D.Dennis). Barnacle Goose at Colliford Lake (cbwps)

TruroRed Kite flew West over Bosvean Gardens, near railway station at 1355hrs (Thanks D.Jenkins)

PenzanceRed Kite over Newbridge at 1600hrs (Thanks A.Harris)

Wadebridge - Red Kite high over Wadebridge towards Padstow at 1110hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

FalmouthRed Kite (2) over Longdowns mid afternoon (Thanks P.Dickens) Lesser Whitethroat (Thanks P.Barlow)

The LizardRed Kite near Traboe (Thanks A.Williams)

NancledraCuckoo on moors at Georgia (Thanks K.Hugo)

St IvesWheatear (61) and Cuckoo (3) at Buttermilk Hill. Large influx of Whitethroat, Willow Warbler and Blackcap, Also Cuckoo (2) at Holmans Moors. Swallow (1000+), House Martin (350+), Sand Martin (400+) and Swift (60+) at Wicca Valley (Thanks V.Stratton)

Red Kite, Longdowns (P.Dickens)

No sign of Male Kentish Plover on Marazion Beach this morning but GN Diver (2) offshore

View Red Kite Influx – 13.05.12 in a larger map

Saturday 12th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion*KENTISH PLOVER*(male) still on beach between Station House Inn and Lifeguard hut, tho mobile. Whimbrels also (Thanks A.Harris and A.Jordan)

Kentish Plover, Marazion Beach (A.Jordan)

Truro - WOOD WARBLER, Pied Flycatcher (female), Blackcaps, Whitethroat, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Buzzard and Sparrowhawk at Idless Woods this afternoon (Thanks W.Lowery)

BudeLesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat (4+), Sedge Warbler (6), Whimbrel and large numbers of Swallowsat Widemouth Bay early morning (Thanks H.Kendall). Swift (7+) over early morning. Whitethroat (3+), House Martin (4+) and Swallow (4+) at Crackington Haven (Thanks CJK)

St AustellWhimbrel (16) at Spit beach. Wheatear (fem) on coastpath. Cuckoo calling at Treskilling Downs at 1605hrs. Also Green Woodpecker (Thanks R.Davey and P.Barlow)

PolgiggaSpotted Flycatcher at  Bosistow Lane (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St JustSpotted Flycatcher at Kenidjack Valley this afternoon (Thanks K.Dalziel)

LauncestonSwift (2) at Trebullett (Thanks L.Whitley)


Friday 11th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion*KENTISH PLOVER* (male and female) still on beach near Lifeguard hut, showing well this afternoon (Thanks D.King), no sign of Female this evening. Also Whimbrel (11)  (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Kentish Plovers, Marazion Beach (D.King)

Sennen – ICELAND GULL (juv) again off lifeboat station on The Cowloe

PolzeathQuail at Rumps Point flew from coastal path this morning. Also Great Skua and Med Gull (Thanks C.Selway)

Millbrook – Garganey (drk) at Mount Edgecumbe country park on barn pool at 2000hrs

Gwithian – possible Yellow-legged Gull on island at St Gothian Sands LNR with Herring Gulls and Great Black Backed Gulls. (Thanks D.King)

St JustHobby flew over Carn Gloose at c1630 hrs (Thanks K.Bealing)

Gorran HavenHobby flew inland at The Dodman at 1620hrs (Thanks O.Mears)

Thursday 10th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion KENTISH PLOVER (2. M+F) on beach still mid afternoon 200 yards from station house viewed from Lifeguard building, showing well

Sennen – possible *AZOREAN YELLOW-LEGGED GULL* (2s) in Sennen Cove on lifeboat station roof this morning but no sign this afternoon. ICELAND GULL (juv) on The Cowloe

Helston – *RED-RUMPED SWALLOW* on NW side of Loe Pool at Penrose this afternoon

WadebridgeWhimbrel (7) and Med Gull (1s) on Dinham Flats. Yellow Wagtail (2) at Treraven meadows (Thanks C.Selway)

Wednesday 9th May 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion **KENTISH PLOVER** (fem) on beach from Folly Fields car park at 1600hrs, tho mobile (Thanks C.Young)

WadebridgeYellow Wagtail (2 fem) at Treraven Meadows this morning (Thanks C.Selway). Hobby flew over Treraven Meadows towards town at 1830hrs (Thanks Peter FS)