Tag Archives: Lesser Scaup in Cornwall

Saturday 25th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

TruroCattle Egret (9) at St Clement in field by Menadews Farm

Newquay – Cattle Egret (7) at Gannel Estuary. Water Pipit at Gannel Estuary at 1215hrs

Porthleven – Cattle Egret flew over Porthleven this morning

HayleSpoonbill and Water Pipit at Hayle Estuary RSPB

FalmouthBlack Redstart at Falmouth Moor


Friday 24th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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

The Lizard Velvet Scoter (2) flew past Lizard Point

St Agnes – Short-eared Owl at St Agnes Head SW707518

Tehidy – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP at pond by cafe

PolgiggaLapland Bunting (3) in bulb fields at Higher Bosistow this morning Also male Hen Harrier. Iceland Gull (juv) at Raftra Farm (Thanks M.Wallace)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on estuary this afternoon viewed from B3301 causeway.

St Austell Glaucous Gull (juv) on Duporth Beach today (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull, St Austell (R.Kirkwood)

GwithianRed-throated Diver (6) and GN Diver (2) off Gwithian

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff  at Sewage Works. Firecrest in woods nearby and Med Gull (2) on Boating lake.

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

Tuesday 7th February 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Erth – Cattle Egret still in field. From Railway Station go under railway bridge & follow for 800m to view from gateway on left

Devoran Cattle Egret (5) into roost at Devoran this evening (Thanks T.Phelps)

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool at midday

Hayle Ring-billed Gull (1w) briefly on estuary. Also Iceland Gull, YL Gull (2w), Avocet and Spoonbill (Thanks B.Dallas and M.Halliday)

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) again on Gannel Estuary

MevagisseyGlaucous Gull (1w) and Iceland Gull (1w) at Mevagissey harbour (CBWPS)

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanpool at south end of lake

Helston – Iceland Gull (2) still at Helston Boating Lake at 1430hrs

Torpoint – Long-tailed Duck (2) off Chapeldown Road

TrevoseLapland Bunting at Trevose Head at 1400hrs

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

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)