Tag Archives: Red-Footed Falcon In Cornwall

Sunday 18th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Red Kite over Sancreed today (Thanks D.Flumm)

Wadebridge Red-footed Falcon (male) over Coronation Park at 1725hrs then flew towards Padstow. Also Hobby at midday (Thanks C.Selway)

Helston Red Kite (6) flew east over Ashton at 1540hrs. Red Kite (2) flew SE over Crowntown at 1615hrs (Thanks J. Morgan and D.Flumm).

Sancreed – Red Kites over Sancreed at 1645hrs and 1730hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

Porthleven Red Kite (2) between Porthleven and Rinsey Croft

Goss MoorRed Kite (3) over Goss Moor today

St Coloumb MajorRed Kite (5) over Gluvian

Monday 12th June to Saturday 17th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Monday 12/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-footed Falcon again at Hayle Kimbro Pools and showing well

Tuesday 13/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-footed Falcon again at Hayle Kimbro Pools and showing well

Bodmin Moor Great White Egret at Colliford lake showing well at south end of lake

Mawgan PorthPurple Heron flew west over this morning (Thanks Danny)

Wednesday 14/6 birds were:

HayleGreat White Egret reported flying over the A30 this evening and appeared to drop onto the estuary

FoweyOsprey flew north-east at 0830hrs near Ninestones Farm

Godolphin –  Red Kite over Rainbows End Nursery

StithiansRed Kite over Stithians (Thanks R.Denton)

CarminellisRed Kite over, different bird to above. (Thanks R.Denton)

St AustellHobby north of St Austell at Hensbarrow Hill

Thursday 15/6 birds were:

Hobby’s reported at Ruan Highlanes and Park Head today.

Friday 16/6 birds were:

GodolphinRed Kite and Hobby over Rainbows End Nursery

Saturday 17/6 birds were:

The LizardRed-rumped Swallow at Ponsangoth at 174ohrs

Marazion Marsh – probable Melodious Warbler at Marazion Marsh RSPB in sallows at SW512313 at 1600hrs. Heard to call and seen briefly (Thanks T.Fletcher)

Bodmin – Red Kite over A30 opposite Jamaica Inn at 1300hrs

Wadebridge Red Kite (2) over Wadebridge at 1200hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

GodolphinRed Kite again over Godolphin Hill

Penzance Red Kite over Penzance this evening

Friday 9th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon reported at midday at Hayle Kimbro. Also Hobby and Marsh Harrier.

NewquayStorm Petrel (12+) off Towan Head this evening (Thanks R.Creek)

St Ives Manx Shearwater (5) and Storm Petrel from boat in St Ives Bay.

Tuesday 6th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon at 20:15 – flying over The recreation ground towards kynance (Thanks James)

StithiansGreat White Egret still at Stithians Reservoir at southern cut off from hide, showing well at 1630hrs

MenheniotRed Kite over a38 this morning

Cape Cornwall Sooty Shearwater flew past Cape Cornwall this morning

Newquay Manx Shearwater (1278), Storm Petrel (21), Fulmar (89), Golden Plover (summer plumage), Great Skua, Kittiwake (76), Sandwich Tern (2) and Puffin (2). (Thanks R Creek) Also Storm Petrel (9) this evening past Towan Head

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (2) (Thanks R.Creek)

Pendeen – Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (c700-800 p.h), Storm Petrel (12) and Great Skua (4) between 08:30 & 11:30. Also Common Dolphin (4) and Porpoise (2)

Sunday 4th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRed-footed Falcon (1s male) between Windmill Farm and Lizard Downs this afternoon (Thanks J.Chapple for video below)

HelstonGreat White Egret again at Loe Pool in trees viewable from Degibna car park this evening

Goss Moor Hoopoe flew over road

Nanjizal – possible Saker flew over west of Carn Trevean at 1500hrs

PorthgwarraSooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel (c60), Pom Skua (2), Great Northern Diver and Great Skua (1+)

HayleYellow-legged Gull (1cy and 3 cy) at Hayle Estuary (Thanks M.Halliday)

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

Tuesday 1st July 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraRED-FOOTED FALCON (1s fem) still on moor but mobile. Whitethroat (4), Lesser Whitethroat (2) and Spotted Flycatcher (2) between Porthcurno and Porthgwarra. Puffin (9) offshore. Also many Manx Shearwaters and Gannets (Thanks S.Grose)

SaltashHobby chasing Swallows over fields at Trematon at 1115hrs (Thanks T.Bryant)