Tag Archives: Pacific Diver in Cornwall

Saturday 16th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay – probable Pacific Diver (ad) off Jubilee Pool late morning tho distant

BodminRing-necked Duck (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

HayleCaspian Gull (sub ad) still at on estuary from causeway at 1400hrs. Also Spoonbill

FalmouthSiberian Chiffchaff at College reservoir. Slav Grebe (2) off Swanpool. Black Redstart (4) at Castle Beach this afternoon


StithiansScaup (1w drk) at Stithians reservoir

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff (2) at Sandy Cove

MouseholeBlack Redstart on rocks between Rock Pool Cafe and harbour at 1335hrs

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Lidden

NewquayBlack Redstart at Towan Head

Saturday 2nd December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts Bay Pacific Diver (ad) still off Jubilee Pool, Penzance at 1130hrs

Pendower Pacific Diver with Black-throated Diver (5), Great Northern Diver (15), Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian  (6) and Common Scoter (2) (CBWPS)

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (drk) and Ring-necked Duck (drk) again at Dozmary Pool

HayleAmerican Golden Plover (juv) again on estuary at 1330hrs Also Water Pipit and Yellow-legged Gull (ad) and probable Scandinavian Rock Pipit.(Thanks V.Stratton and M.Halliday)

Water Pipit, Hayle (M.Halliday)

Nanjizal Little Bunting at Nanjizal Valley this morning. Also Brambling (2). Please keep to rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

St Erth Cattle Egret (2) again at in field off Tredrea Lane (CBWPS)

NewlynWryneck reported at at Newlyn at 1300hrs (no further info)

CamborneFirecrest at Tehidy CP in Oak Wood (CBWPS)

Saturday 25th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mounts BayPacific Diver (ad) still off Long Rock car park this afternoon. Great Northern Diver (5)

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Hen Harrier (male) at Rough Tor this evening

SennenDusky Warbler still south of Sennen and south of B3315 in willows west of track just north of Trevilley Farm

PorthpeanSurf Scoter (2) (ad fem and Juv) off Porthpean. Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (3)

St ErthCattle Egret (2) still in cattle field off Tredea Lane

NewquayWater Pipit at Gannel Estuary still

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach west of Red River mouth

Rosenannon Downs – Short-eared Owl

StithiansScaup (1w drk) still at Stithians reservoir at south end from Stuart Hutchings Hide

HayleSpoonbill and Pale-bellied Brent Goose on Hayle Estuary RSPB

FalmouthBlack Redstart (2) on rocks near Pendennis castle

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

Monday 13th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPacific Diver (ad) still at 1320hrs off Station car park. Also Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (11)

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

NanjizalLittle Bunting at Nanjizal Valley tho mobile. Also Hawfinch, Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest (3) (Thanks P.Roseveare, K.Wilson, T.Phelps et al)

MillbrookBlack Redstart behind Methodist chapel at 1546hrs

LamornaLapland Bunting at Tregiffian Farm

St JustWhooper Swan (5) at Gurland Pool

NanquidnoFirecrest (3) at Nanquidno

Gwithian – Hybrid Carrion x Hooded Crow still at Gwithian today (Thanks C.Gladman)