Tag Archives: Purple Heron

Saturday 5th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (7) and Cattle Egret (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary still

NewquayCattle Egret by Gannel Estuary near moored boats at 0640hrs

PorthgwarraPurple Heron flew out to sea at 0927hrs

Penzance – Great Shearwater (4+), Balearic Shearwater (3+), Sooty Shearwater (c5) and Storm Petrel (60+) from pelagic off Penzance

Pendeen – Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (9) and Storm Petrel (2) flew past Pendeen 7am-midday

TintagelCory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel (4) flew past between 0800-1100hrs

Stithians – Wood Sandpiper at Stithians Reservoir

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 7th June 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPURPLE HERON (ad) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

East Looe ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (ad) again in garden (Thanks J.Eames)

LelantTurtle Dove in garden at Brunnion, Lelant Downs briefly this morning (Thanks P.Geddes)

St IvesGreat Northern Diver (sum plum) in bay. Also Bottlenose Dolphin (6) (cbwps)

Pendeen - Great Northern Diver on sea swimming SW off Pendeen watch early evening at c1745hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

Newlyn - Great Northern Diver off Penlee lifeboat station (Thanks S.Grose)

Downderry – Great Northern Diver and Common Scoter off Downderry

RameCuckoo at Penlee point (Thanks P.Kemp)

Wednesday 4th June 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion - PURPLE HERON (ad) Marazion Marsh RSPB tho elusiveTR17 0AA SW512311 (Birdnet)

TywardreathROSE-COLOURED STARLING in garden (Thanks A.Parkes)

Rose-coloured Starling (A.Parkes)


KenidjackTurtle Dove in valley (Cbwps)

Castle-an-Dinas Merlin flying alongside main road (Thanks S.Grose)