Tag Archives: Lesser Scaup in Cornwall

Friday 16th February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeWhite-billed Diver and Pacific Diver (ad) off Rockpool cafe at 1505hrs, no further sign of White billed Diver by 1530hrs. Glaucous Gull (2) and Iceland Gull also

TruroCattle Egret (20) still at Menadews Farm. Spotted Redshank on Tresillian River

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove. Spoonbill (4) nearby at Wacker Quay

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off at 1420hrs

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool this afternoon. Scaup (ad fem) at Siblyback Lake. Great Northern Diver at Colliford lake off Gilhouse Downs this afternoon

LelantGlaucous Gull (2w) on Porth Kidney Beach below golf course

MarazionGlaucous Gull (juv) at Long Rock at 0930hrs. Water Pipit at east end of Little London beach. Also Black Redstart. Black-throated Diver offshore

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Glaucous Gull (ad) on estuary behind police station

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) at Portheras Cove

 

Thursday 15th February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

AnthonyGreen-winged Teal still on River Lynher at Wacker Quay at 0945hrs

MevagisseyKumlien’s Gull (juv), Glaucous Gull (juv), Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (4) at Mevagissey

HelfordCattle Egret (18+) at Frenchman’s Creek this evening

LongdownsCattle Egret (2) in field by Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary viewed from car park

St AustellSurf Scoter (3) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter, Slav Grebe, Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (5)

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk)  still at Dozmary Pool late afternoon

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off

TruroYellow-browed Warbler at Allet in hedge behind ERCCIS at midday. Spoonbill (2) at Kea at Roundwood Quay. Spoonbill (2) flew past Cowlands Creek at 1430hrs

WadebridgeHawfinch (3+) in Egloshayle old cemetery. Spoonbill (ad) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Water Pipit at Treraven Meadows

Dodman PointBlack-throated Diver (32) and Great Northern Diver (6) offshore

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (12+) offshore. Black Redstart at Lidden

DriftBlack-necked Grebe and Pink-footed Goose still at Drift Reservoir

Newlyn Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull still in harbour. Black Redstart in harbour car park. Black-throated Diver off Sandy Cove

ZennorIceland Gull at Gurnards Head at 1430hrs

The LizardIceland Gull in fields on Old Lizard head this afternoon. Hen Harrier at Windmill Farm

Rosenannon Downs – Short-eared Owl

TorpointSpoonbill (3) at Sconner. Slav Grebe at Torpoint

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

GwithianGlaucous Gull and Scaup (1w drk) still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Saturday 3rd February 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TorpointGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wilcove from lay-by at 1220hrs. Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (2+) at St Johns Lake from Marine Drive

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool

MillbrookCattle Egret (3) on Radford Lane at Stone Farm

St IvesLittle Auk (2) flew past St Ives Island. Also Pom Skua and Great Northern Diver (2)

GwithianGlaucous Gull (4. 2 ad + 2 juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR. Also Scaup

The LizardRed-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver (2) off Lizard Point mid morning

RestronguetBlack-necked Grebe (2) off Restronguet point late afternoon

Friday 26th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) off harbour still this afternoon. Great Northern Diver (25+)

AntonyGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wacker Quay from lay-by this afternoon

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

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

NewlynKumlien’s Gull (ad), Iceland Gull (ad) and Glaucous Gull (ad+ juv) in harbour still

HayleCaspian Gull (2w) and Glaucous Gull (2. 1ad) on Hayle Estuary RSPB

FeockHawfinch still at St Feock Church. Black-necked Grebe (5+), Black-throated Diver (3) and Great Northern Diver (3) off Loe Beach

MevagisseyIceland Gull (juv) in harbour at 1640hrs

WadebridgeSpoonbill at Walmsley Sanctuary

DriftBlack-necked Grebe still at Drift reservoir

Pendower Black-throaed Diver (25+), Red-necked Grebe and Slav Grebe (8) off Pendower beach

Gerrans BayBlack-thoated Diver (c30), Great Northern Diver (3+) and Slav Grebe in Gerrans Bay

St JustBlack Redstart (2) at Cot valley

FalmouthBlack Redstart (2) at Castle Beach

Saturday 20th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

HayleGlaucous Gull (juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

Thursday 18th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TruroCattle Egret (6) at St Clement in 2nd field behind public toilets

MillbrookCattle Egret (3) at Mount Edgecumbe Country Park at mouth of River Tamar

St Austell Surf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2)

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool this morning, showing well

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake still

NewlynGlaucous Gull (3. ad + 2 juv) and Iceland Gull (2. ad+ juv) at Newlyn Harbour

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) still at St Gothian Sands LNR then flew towards Godrevy Head. Scaup (1w drk) still

PenzanceGlaucous Gull (juv) at Jubilee Pool late afternoon. Black Redstart on rocks behind Tolcarne Inn

WadebridgeHawfinch (1+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery at 0915hrs

HayleSpoonbill on Carnsew Basin at 1345hrs

LooeSlav Grebe and Great Northern Diver at Hannafore Point

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