Tag Archives: Lesser Scaup in Cornwall

Monday 24th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Avocet, Ryan’s Field 24042017 (J.Hicks)

Lands EndWestern Subalpine Warbler (male) singing still south of east end of car park in scrub west of footpath

Goss MoorLittle Bunting still at Goss Moor NNR at Toads Hole by Pylons by Marsh Fritillary info board

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Siblyback Lake at 1730hrs

HayleSpoonbill and Avocet on Ryan’s field this morning (Thanks J.Morgan)

MarazionGarganey (drk) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB viewed from road

St Ives – Ring Ouzel (2+) still at Buttermilk Hill

Sunday 23rd April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRed-footed Falcon (fem) still in field west of Lizard village this morning. Purple Heron (ad) at Crousa Downs. Wryneck at Caethillian Cove. Also Ring Ouzel. Little Stint (2) at Lizard Point

Lands EndWestern Subalpine Warbler (male) south of car park in scrub by track at SW corner of Swingates House tho elusive

Nanjizal – Red-rumped Swallow at Nanjizal early afternoon. Also Blue Headed Wagtail. Keep to public rights of way

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (ad drk) at Siblyback Lake

WadebridgeOsprey at Dinham Flats

St IvesRing Ouzel (5) at Buttermilk Hill. Also Cuckoo (Thanks V.Stratton)

MarazionGarganey (drk) stilata Marazion Marsh RSPB

SennenIceland Gull flew over church to ploughed field

St Agnes – Iceland Gull (imm) at St Agnes head

HayleSpoonbill still on estuary from causeway

Saturday 1st April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardWoodchat Shrike (male) at Kynance cove in bushes north of Kynance Cove Road at 1500hrs. Hoopoe still in gardens of farmhouse near Minster Meadow, Manaccan. Purple Sandpiper (8) and Puffin (10) at Lizard Point and drake Goosander on Croft Pascoe Pool (Thanks F.Trewin)

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Colan flew south past Church. Brent Goose (4) on Gannel Estuary. Purple Sandpiper (5) at Towan Head (cbwps)

HayleCattle Egret (3) on Ryans Field. Iceland Gull (juv) and Spoonbill at Hayle Estuary RSPB.

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field on Tregea Lane this morning

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (male) still at Dozmary Pool

St AnthonyGreat White Egret on estuary at St Anthony (Thanks F.Trewin)

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) flew over B3318 this evening

GwithianIceland Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR

WadebridgeWater PIpit (8 sum plum) at Walmsley Sanctuary

CrowlasHouse Martin flew over (cbwps)


Friday 24th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel again this morning at Boat cove

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary pool

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel estuary on south side of Penpol Creek

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field at Tregea Lane (cbwps)

PorthgwarraGreat White Egret flew north over Porthgwarra at 0850hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

Falmouth – Glaucous Gull (2w) at Swanpool this morning then flew west

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv)on estuary again today. Spoonbill again on Ryan’s Field

PendeenIceland Gull past Pendeen (Thanks D.Flumm)

St JustIceland Gull in field 1km east of village south of A3071 (Thanks DFlumm)

TorpointSpoonbill at St John’s Lake (Thanks D.Julian)

MarazionSiberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Mandarin (2). Velvet Scoter (drk) offshore

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool. Also Water Pipit

HelstonBonaparte’s Gull still at Helston Boating Lake today and showing well

Helford Cattle Egret (20) in field on west side of Frenchnman’s Creek. Also Iceland Gull (juv)

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at roost on Gannel Estuary this evening

The LizardCattle Egret (2) flew over Ruan Pool late afternoon. Also Jack Snipe (2), Shoveler and Little Grebe (Thanks F.Trewin)

Hayle – Cattle Egret on estuary at 1250hrs then flew towards St Erth. Iceland Gull also flew off in same direction. Spoonbill (2), Black-tailed Godwit (2), Sandwich Tern (20+) and Med Gull.

St ErthYellow-browed Warbler in willows by lake

ParCaspian Gull (1w) again at Par Beach Pool (cbwps)

Marazion Siberian Chiffchaff still at RSPB Marazion Marsh

St JustHen Harrier (male) at Bartinney Downs

PendeenBlack-throated Diver flew past

Sunday 12th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup still on Dozmary Pool.

Helston Bonaparte’s Gull again at Helston Boating lake and showing well (Thanks D.Flumm and M.Halliday)

Helford RiverCattle Egret (25) reported this morning at Frenchman’s Creek (Thanks A&C Chatfield)

NewquayCattle Egret (6) and Ring-billed Gull (1w) again on Gannel estuary

SancreedCattle Egret (2) at Sellen Farm (Thanks D.Flumm)

NanjizalLittle Bunting (2) still at Nanjizal (Thanks K.Wilson)

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) on estuary today. Also Spoonbill (imm) and Yellow-legged Gull (3cy)

GwithianIceland Gull (2w) on island of main pool at St Gothian Sands this afternoon (cbwps)

St JustIceland Gull (juv) at Hailglower Farm (cbwps)

Marazion Little Gull still on Long Rock Pool. Also Sand Martin (20+), House Martin and Bittern at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Velvet Scoter (2) again offshore. (Thanks J.Eaton B.Dodd, M.Jasper et al)

Saturday 11th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bonaparte's Gull (M.Curtis)

Bonaparte’s Gull (M.Curtis)

HelstonBONAPARTE’S GULL again at Helston boating lake and showing well.

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) again on Dozmary Pool

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv) and Spoonbill still on Hayle estuary in main channel (Thanks D.Morgan)

PolgiggaIceland Gull (juv) and adult Little Gull in field along Bosistow Lane today (Thanks M.Wallace)

MouseholeIceland Gull (juv) on St Clements Isle this evening

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler still at Tehidy CP by café

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler again at Swanvale. Great Skua (2) and Puffin from AK Wildlife Cruise trip off Falmouth today. Also GN Diver and Peregrine. Sandwich Tern off Gyllyngvase beach  (Thanks  C.Urquhart and J.Beaumont)

Marazion Little Gull again at Long Rock Pool. Also Sand Martin (21) (Thanks D.Flumm and M.Curtis)

PorthgwarraWhite Wagtail on moor by stonewall  (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeSand Martin (30) at Walmsley Sanctuary (A.Langdon)