Tag Archives: Red-eyed Vireo in Cornwall

Thursday 12th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraRED-EYED VIREO north of car park in 60 foot cover at midday, still present at 1630hrs tho elusive . Yellow-browed Warbler by Halfway Wall

PendeenWryneck on path by coastguard cottages still

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) still at lizard Village. Yellow-browed Warbler at Church Cove. Also Hawfinch over

NewquayCattle Egret (2) again at Gannel Estuary at Penpol Creek roost this evening

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (3) and Firecrest (17) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler (2) at University Campus

St JustYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2+) still at Cot Valley in sycamores by bridge midway down valley at 100hrs

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still in sallows and Grey Gables garden at 0940hrs

St IvesSnow Bunting still at Buttermilk Hill. Also Ring Ouzel 

Lost on Sat 7th Oct – Manfrotto tripod with dark green carrying harness, left probably at Hayle Estuary RSPB, may have been left in the car park or the hide at Ryans Field. If found please    contact us via the website, Thank you!

Monday 25th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra*Red-eyed Vireo* still mid morning by car park, no news this afternoon

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir. Also Black Tern (juv)

SPOTTED SANDPIPER at a very wet & windswept CrowdyReservoir today, keeping between dam and hide but mobile @cwlbirds @CornwallBirding pic.twitter.com/FPp9VdkCbc

— Lee Evans (@LeeEvansBirding) September 22, 2017

Davidstow – Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2) still at Davidstow Airfield near windsock but no sign of Dotterel. Please keep off runways

Up close & personal with a BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER @cwlbirds @CornwallBirding pic.twitter.com/OLCIdxN6Qb

— Lee Evans (@LeeEvansBirding) September 22, 2017

SennenBuff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 1155hrs

TruroCattle Egret (2) still at Menadews Farm

HayleGreat White Egret (3) and Cattle Egret at Hayle Estuary. Also Spoonbill

Sunday 24th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra **RED-EYED VIREO** in cover by car park at Porthgwarra at 1340hrs, still present at 1645hrs  (R.Augarde via Twitter). Also Pied Flycatcher

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2) still at Davidstow Airfield. Also Dotterel

TruroCattle Egret (2+) at St Clement at Menadews Farm

Lands End –  Wryneck at Lands End this morning

Marazion – Rose-coloured Starling (juv) this evening at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Great White Egret.

SaltashGreat White Egret at Kingmill Lake at 1800hrs

The LizardMelodious Warbler below Henry’s Campsite mid afternoon. Pied Flycatcher (4) at Lizard Village

PolgiggaIcterine Warbler trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley

HayleLittle Stint (2) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryan’s Field. Also Knot (5), Ruff (4) and Greenshank (9) and Yellow-legged Gull on estuary (Thanks S.Rogers)

Bodmin MoorWood Sanpidper and Little Stint (2) at Colliford lake

No sign of Wryneck at Sennen by Brew Road by Porthissick House

Sunday 16th October 2016  Cornwall Bird Sightings

RockDalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary at Rock at 0905hrs, still at midday from lifeboat station until 1400hrs then flew towards Wadebridge (Thanks Nicky)

PorthgwarraRed-eyed Vireo still at Porthgwarra between 0730-1215hrs on and off in elms by toilet block but no further sign by mid afternoon. Also Lesser Whitethroat in valley. Snow Bunting at Gwennap head. Balearic Shearwater (6) flew past (Thanks B.Dallas, V.Stratton, S.Rogers et al.)

Red-eyed Vireo, S.Rogers

Red-eyed Vireo, S.Rogers

St AgnesDusky Warbler still in Chapel Porth valley, 300m up from bottom but elusive. Short-toed Lark still at St Agnes Head in car park west of New Downs showing well at 0915hrs then flushed by dog, no further sign by 1140hrs (Thanks S.Cox)

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper at College reservoir at 1000hrs

St JustYellow-browed Warbler still in Kenidjack Valley in copse by engine shed

HayleSpoonbill (imm) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 Causeway

Lands EndSnow Bunting at Lands End this morning (Thanks @doctorv64jr via Twitter)

Rosenannon DownsLapland Bunting at Rosenannon Downs this evening. Also Hen Harrier (2) and Jack Snipe (Thanks D.Julian)

Saturday 15th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

RockDalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary at Rock from car park at 1350hrs. Curlew Sandpiper (2) on Camel Estuary

PorthgwarraRed-eyed Vireo at Porthgwarra in car park at 1215hrs, still present at 1700hrs along road near car park (Thanks S.Cox et al.)

St Ives – probable Black-throated Thrush briefly feeding on berries of Cotoneaster bush at Buttermilk Hill this morning. Also Ring Ouzel (7), Blackbird (14), Continental Song Thrush (18) between 1030-1130hrs (Thanks V.Stratton and J.Thomas)

Polgigga – Probable Pallid Harrier at Trevilley at 0830hrs

Cape CornwallRed-throated Pipit at golf course around 15th/16th holes in front of Nanpean Holiday Flats with flock of Meadow Pipit (c20) . Also Rose-coloured Starling (juv) with flock of Starling (c10). Black Redstart in Nanpean Holiday Flats car park. All seen between 0830-0930hrs (Thanks A.Jones)

St Agnes Dusky Warbler at Chapel Porth calling and showing at 1730hrs. From car park walk 300 yards up valley to view scrub between path and mining wheel. Short-toed Lark still at St Agnes head in car park west of New Downs

Short-toed Lark, St Agnes, 14.10.16 (S.Rogers)

Short-toed Lark, St Agnes, 14.10.16 (S.Rogers)

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper still at College reservoir

The LizardRed-breasted Flycatcher in plantation at Church Cove

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in Cot Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler (3), 2 in donkey paddock by last house and 1 at Kenidjack Valley in copse by engine shed (Thanks D.Helliar)

HelstonYellow-browed Warbler at Loe Pool

Porth – Chough (4) feeding in field ajcent to Sands Resort Hotel. Also Wheatear on coastal footpath (Thanks S.Grose)

Penryn – Chough at Penryn Harbour this evening

Scillonian CrossingBalearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater at Scillonian III this morning

Washaway – Firecrest (2) feeding high in monkey puzzle trees near entrance gate at Pencarrow House. Also Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Thanks S.Grose)

HayleSpoonbill (imm) on Carnsew Basin

NewlynBlack Redstart (2) at Sandy Cove mid afternoon

Wednesday 23rd October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rosudgeon *RED-EYED VIREO* until 1530hrs 1ml south of Rosudgeon at Prussia Cove, no further sign by 1700hrs. Use car park and follow track to Kenneggy Sands, view trees by stream after 100yds. Take Prussia Cove turning by chip shop in Rosudgeon, park in car park at end of lane. Take track from between car park and obvious conifers towards Kenneggy. Almost at bottom of hill there is a stream. Turn left into wooded valley and the bird was seen after about 250 yards in open glade. (Thanks M.Bishop). WRYNECK along coastpath near Prussia Cove

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrison’s car park

Madron – unconfirmed report of GOLDEN ORIOLE at Madron

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler in main car park by waste bins

DavidstowWhooper Swan in field 100 yards beyond Davidstow garage this evening

GwithianSnow Bunting at Hells Mouth 300 yards west of top car park on coast path to Godrevy point at 1225hrs

PendeenPom Skua (6), Balearic Shearwater (30), Sooty Shearwater (11), Manx Shearwater (14), Great Skua (8), Arctic Skua (14) and Puffin flew past Pendeen watch between 1000-1230hrs

PadstowBalearic Shearwater (10) and Sooty Shearwater (7) at sea between Boscastle and Padstow from RV Endeavour this morning

MarazionGreat Northern Diver still at Long Rock Pool this morning and showing well (Thanks M.Curtis)

The Lizard Black Redstart at Kynance Cove by Café. Also Ring Ouzel

HayleMed Gull (11) at Lelant Saltings this morning. Also Sandwich Tern (2), Greenshank (6), Knot (6), Bar-tailed Godwit (4) and good numbers of Wigeon and Teal. Greenshank (3), Redshank (38), Dunlin and Bar-tailed Godwit (8) at Copperhouse Creek (Thanks P.Freestone). Osprey and Brent Goose (2) also at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Arctic Tern at Carnsew Basin

RameYellow-browed Warbler in sycamores right of Old rectory. Black Redstart at Penmillard Farm. Also Great Skua (Thanks M.Beer)

Gerrans - Yellow-browed Warbler just west of Gerrans (Thanks L.Sampson)

Men-an-TolHen Harrier (ringtail) and Short-eared Owl

TruroMandarin, Canada Goose (40+), Sanderling (30), Gadwall and Bar-tailed Godwit at Tresemple Pool. Curlew, Shelduck (10) and Redshank (6) on Tresillian river (Thanks C.Matta)

PorthcothanHen Harrier (ringtail) at Porthmeor at 1530hrs (Thanks D.Hodd)

LauncestonSwallow and Grey Wagtail at Coads Green (Thanks P.Mallet)

Bodmin Moor Wheatear at Siblyback Lake. Golden Plover (200+) over (Thanks D.Dennis)

WadebridgeCurlew Sandpiper (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary