Tag Archives: Little Bunting in Cornwall

Sunday 19th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Devoran – possible PALLAS’S WARBLER in private garden overlooking Restronguet creek at 3pm (Thanks S.Still)

SennenDUSKY WARBLER south of Sennen south of B3315 in willows west of track just north of Trevilley Farm late afternoon

The LizardLittle Bunting still in SW corner of weedy field by wall viewed from path near end of Old Lizard Head lane at 1045hrs. Park in village. Yellow-legged Gull (1cy) at Mullion Cove late morning and Dartford Warbler at Soap Cove (Thanks M.Silk)

Porthpean Surf Scoter (2) still St Austell Bay off Porthpean . Also Long-tailed Duck (2)

ParCattle Egret at Par Beach Pool

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (2) still at Crugmeer

NanjizalShort-eared Owl at Nanjizal Valley

St BuryanShort-eared Owl between St Buryan and Crows-An-Wra along minor road this evening

TregonethaShort-eared Owl at Tregonetha downs

MarazionWater Pipit on beach still

HayleSpoonbill on Carnsew Basin still

MouseholeBlack Redstart on roof by harbour

GwithianBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (10) offshore in bay

CamborneFirecrest in garden at Tehidy at 1030hrs. Also Goldcrest (2) (Thanks A.Neil)

Mawnan SmithBrambling (several) in finch flock at Carwinion palying fields. (Thanks J.Irwin)

Gerrans Bay Red-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (6) and Great Northern Diver (22) off Pendower

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (18) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Loe Beach

No sign of Hume’s Warbler at Looe this afternoon

Saturday 18th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

LooeHume’s Warbler at hannafore Point west of sea wall beyond concrete blocks at 1330hrs with tit flock. Also Water Pipit and Black Redstart

Rinsey – possible Pacific Diver off Rinsey Head today. Also GN Diver (3)

St AustellSurf Scoter (2. ad fem + juv), Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver (7) off Lower Porthpean beach still

The LizardLittle Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head (Thanks T.Phelps). Black Redstart (2) at Kynance Cove

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool today (Thanks D.Julian)

Carbis BayVelvet Scoter flew west. Great Northern Diver (6) in bay still

NewlynIceland Gull (1cy) flew over Tolcarne and out to sea this afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

PerranuthnoeFirecrest at Perranuthnoe (Thanks M.Halliday)

LooePink-footed Goose off railway station platform with Canada Geese this morning, Also Black-throated Diver, GN Diver (2), Slavonian Grebe, Eider and Kingfisher off Hannafore Point (Thanks M.Hughes)

Falmouth – Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Gyllyngvase Baech this morning. Also Firecrest and Black Redstart at Tremough Campus, Penryn (CBWPS). Black Redstart on roof by Windsor Quarry

NewquayWater Pipit on Gannel Estuary

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach below dunes

GwithianScaup (2 fem) still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Friday 17th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) still in Mount’s Bay off Penzance sea wall near railway station viewed towards St. Michael’s Mount. Slav Grebe and Eider off Harbour (Thanks D.Astin)

The LizardLittle Bunting still at Old Lizard Head in weedy field by path. Also Lapland Bunting

SaltashGlossy Ibis on saltmarsh at Kingsmill Lake. Also Avocet (115)

St JustRichard’s Pipit flew north over Cot Valley at 1040hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) in valley but no sign of Wryneck

PolgiggaShort-toed Lark again in bulb field north of Faraway Cottage. Black Redstart and Brambling (2) at Tregiffian Farm (Thanks D.Astin)

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary (Thanks D,Astin)

MarazionWater Pipit (2) still on beach west of Red River mouth (Thanks D.Astin)

NanquidnoWhooper Swan (2), Brambling and Black Redstart at Tregiffian Farm

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (3) early evening

HelstonFirecrest (2) at boating lake

PenrynFirecrest (2) at university campus (cbwps)

Connor Downs – Firecrest in garden (P.Freestone)

LamornaBlack Redstart still at Tregiffian Farm

LooePink-footed Goose on Looe Estaury (cbwps)

Carbis BayBlack-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (4) in bay

Tuesday 14th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) still Mount’s Bay off Penzance (+6+Great Northern Divers still)

PolgiggaLittle Bunting (1+) still south of B3315 in 1st stubble field by footpath south of Trevilley Farm tho mobile

Wadebridge Hawfinch at Coronation Park

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler by turning circle

Feock – Black-necked Grebe (18) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (3)

Falmouth Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2) flew past Pendennis Point

Saturday 28th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR 100 yards south of car park at 0910hrs, still present this afternoon (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Video: J.Chapple

PolgiggaRed-throated Pipit at Lower Bosisitow Farm then flew north towards Skewjack Farm at 0800hrs

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Also Long-tailed Duck. Great Northern Diver still at Colliford Lake

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis at Amble Marshes

PorthgwarraRichard’s Pipit still on north wall tho mobile. Short-eared Owl on moor. Yellow-browed Warbler still at Porthgwarra. Also Black Redstart (2) (Thanks M.Wallace)

SennenRichard’s Pipit still in long grass behind school at 1030hrs tho elusive

The LizardGreat White Egret (2) flew over clifftop in direction of Kynance from Lizard (Thanks M.Parker). Little Bunting at Lizard Point in stubble fields at 1625hrs tho mobile

St Just in RoselandGreat White Egret flew east from Carrick roads towards St Anthony head at 1030hrs

DevoranHawfinch (25) flew over

SancreedHawfinch (2) flew east over. Black Redstart also at Sancreed (Thanks. D.Flumm)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler and Black Redstart (3) at Porthgwarra (Thanks D.Flumm)

PaulYellow-browed Warbler in trees along Mousehole Lane opposite King’s Arms Hotel at 0820hrs

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack. Short-eared Owl at Cot Valley

TorpointGreat Northern Diver at Torpoint

Praa SandsBlack Redstart

HayleSpoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

LelantSnow Bunting at West Cornwall Golf course

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

Saturday 15th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TruroCattle Egret (12) at St Clements at Menadews Farm in cattle field

BudeCattle Egret (5) still at Bude Marshes

Goss MoorLittle Bunting (2) at Goss Moor NNR near Enniscavern by pylons at Toads Hole. Take track to Toads Hole by cattle grid on road to Enniscaven then take path right towards pylons and view area around Marsh Fritillary info board

HayleIceland Gull (juv) on estuary. Glaucous Gull (juv) on Copperhouse Creek and Spoonbill (imm) on Ryans Field

DriftIceland Gull (imm) at Drift reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

St IvesRing Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill still

HelstonPintail (drk) still at boating lake

Pintail at Helston (F.Trewin)