Tag Archives: Melodious Warbler in Cornwall

Monday 4th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (9. 7ad + 2. juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Cattle Egret at Clapper Marshes this evening

PolgiggaCattle Egret at Bosistow Lane in stubble field beyond cottages, then in cattle field at Trevean at 1135hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

The LizardMelodious Warbler still in garden at Lizard Village

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on beach at Red River Mouth. Curlew Sandpiper on Marazion Beach

St JustWryneck still at bottom of Kenidjack Valley this afternoon

DevoranOsprey still at Devoran early evening. Also Spotted Redshank (ad)

Osprey, Devoran (G.Wills)

PorthgwarraSabine’s Gull, Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater (65), Storm Petrel (5) and Black Tern (juv) flew past Gwennap head between 0700-midday

TrevoseGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Trevose Head

DownderrySabine’s Gull flew past Downderry by 0830hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (2) flew past Pendeen Watch

Sunday 3rd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeBAROLO SHEARWATER flew past St Clements Isle at 0810hrs. Wilson’s Petrel flew past at 0830hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (11) between 0740-0950hrs

MarazionBAIRD’S SANDPIPER on beach at Red River mouth this evening.

NanjizalMelodious Warbler at Nanjizal Valley by static caravan. Keep to public rights of way

The LizardGreat Shearwater flew past at 0715hrs

RameSabine’s Gull (2 ad + juv) flew west past Rame Head between 1230-1325hrs

LamornaSabine’s Gull (juv) flew past Tater-du lighthouse at 0730hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (51), Sooty Shearwater (34) and Black Tern

PendeenSooty Shearwater flew past Pendeen Watch early afternoon

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (32) and Sooty Shearwater (31) flew past between 0645-1330hrs

LelantBlack Tern (2) at Porthkidney Sands

Saturday 2nd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardFEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL flew past Lizard Point at 1720hrs. Melodious Warbler still at Lizard village in last garden on Man O’ War View at 0915hrs. Wryneck at Grade-Ruan. Pied Flycatcher at Church Cove. Balearic Shearwater, Garganey (2) and Little Stint flew past Lizard Point. Sabine’s Gull at sea west of The Lizard

Porthgwarra – FEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL flew past Porthgwarra at 1835hrs

St JustWryneck in gorse below footbridge at 1145hrs

LudgvanWryneck in garden at Manwidden Vallanoweth

Trevose HeadBalearic Shearwater and Arctic Tern (juv) flew past

Bodmin MoorOsprey at Colliford Lake from dam at 1445hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2+) and Sooty Shearwater (20+) flew past Levant

Friday 1st September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGolden Oriole in sallows by stonewall pool at 0830hrs then still late morning flew from sallows at cattle pond toward pines at bottom of Three Chimneys track. Also Marsh Harrier (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary

New PolzeathWryneck on coast path this morning. Also Med Gull (140)

Lands EndWryneck at east end of car park

The LizardMelodious Warbler in garden at Lizard Village

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1240hrs

DevoranOsprey still at 1430hrs

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2) still at airfield

Monday 28th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – possible Melodious Warbler again in flight near bushes by car park. Sabine’s Gull (2. ad+juv) offshore at 1155hrs. Balearic Shearwater (3) flew past between 0715-0900hrs. Sooty Shearwater (60+) flew past this morning. Also Minke Whale (2)

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel at sea from Scillonian III. Also Storm Petrel (50+), Great Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater and Arctic Skua (3)

Crackington HavenOsprey (2) flew over St Gennys at 1300hrs

The LizardOsprey (2) flew over Kennack Sands between 1340-1400hrs then flew east and lost to view (Thanks F.Trewin).

St JustOsprey flew NE over at 1115hrs. Tree Pipit (7) between Cot Valley and Nanquidno.

PorthgwarraPied Flycatcher (2) in Porthgwarra/St Levan area

SennenRoseate Tern (ad), Balearic Shearwater (3), Yellow-legged Gull (9 juv) Sooty Shearwater (21) and Arctic Tern (6) offshore. Also Minke Whale (3) and possible Fin Whale

MarazionGarganey (juv) still on Long Rock Pool

Sunday 27th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands EndMelodious Warbler and Barred Warbler in bushes by car park this morning. Great Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (10+), Balearic Shearwater (6+), Storm Petrel and Great Skua flew past Lands End between 0830-1230hrs. Also Minke Whale. Tree Pipit (15) on wires

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (9) , Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (7) flew past Gwennap Head between 0625-1030hrs

St LevanDotterel flew south over Raftra at 1655hrs appeared to land in fields above St Levan Church. Also Pied Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail (15), Whinchat (2) and Tree Pipit (32)

MarazionArctic Skua chasing Common tern offshore.

Mounts BayRoseate Tern (ad) in Mounts Bay. Also Eider and Balearic Shearwater

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2+) at Davidstow Airfield at 1305hrs

Saturday 26th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NanjizalBlyth’s Reed Warbler and Melodious Warbler trapped and ringed at Nanjizal valley. Ortolan Bunting also at Nanjizal Valley and Tree Pipit (26flew from field. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

The Lizard – Honey Buzzard (dark phase) drifted east over Caethillian with Common Buzzard (30). Pied Flycatcher at Church Cove. No sign of Melodious Warbler at The Lizard at Pistil Meadow NT

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Storm Petrel flew past Gwennap Head between 0600-1100hrs

DavidstowBlack Redstart at Davidstow Airfield at 1300hrs

Lands EndPied Flycatcher at Lands End. Also Hybrid Hooded Crow still

MarazionGarganey still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Mount Hawke Red Kite flew NW over this morning (cbwps)