Tag Archives: Red-throated Pipit in Cornwall

Monday 8th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor – possible Ferruginous Duck at Dozmary Pool. Lesser Scaup also at Dozmary pool. Scaup (ad fem) at Siblyback Lake

Penzance – possible Hume’s Warbler at Penlee Park briefly heard only

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool at 1640hrs

The LizardRed-throated Pipit in stubble field near Old Lizard Head

St AustellSurf Scoter (2+) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver

DownderryWater Pipit, Black Redstart and Great Northern Diver (4) between Downderry and Seaton

HayleSpoonbill still on Ryans Field

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe in roads

SennenGreat Northern Diver (2) at Sennen Cove

DriftGlaucous Gull (juv) at Drift reservoir at 1250hrs

MarazionIceland Gull (juv) in car park still

Saturday 28th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR 100 yards south of car park at 0910hrs, still present this afternoon (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Video: J.Chapple

PolgiggaRed-throated Pipit at Lower Bosisitow Farm then flew north towards Skewjack Farm at 0800hrs

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck still at Dozmary Pool this morning. Also Long-tailed Duck. Great Northern Diver still at Colliford Lake

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis at Amble Marshes

PorthgwarraRichard’s Pipit still on north wall tho mobile. Short-eared Owl on moor. Yellow-browed Warbler still at Porthgwarra. Also Black Redstart (2) (Thanks M.Wallace)

SennenRichard’s Pipit still in long grass behind school at 1030hrs tho elusive

The LizardGreat White Egret (2) flew over clifftop in direction of Kynance from Lizard (Thanks M.Parker). Little Bunting at Lizard Point in stubble fields at 1625hrs tho mobile

St Just in RoselandGreat White Egret flew east from Carrick roads towards St Anthony head at 1030hrs

DevoranHawfinch (25) flew over

SancreedHawfinch (2) flew east over. Black Redstart also at Sancreed (Thanks. D.Flumm)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler and Black Redstart (3) at Porthgwarra (Thanks D.Flumm)

PaulYellow-browed Warbler in trees along Mousehole Lane opposite King’s Arms Hotel at 0820hrs

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack. Short-eared Owl at Cot Valley

TorpointGreat Northern Diver at Torpoint

Praa SandsBlack Redstart

HayleSpoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

LelantSnow Bunting at West Cornwall Golf course

Thursday 11th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanjizal – Red-throated Pipit flew north over Nanjizal Valley this morning. Also Serin and Iceland Gull (juv)

Lands EndSerin (fem) flew west over this monring

Probus Purple Heron still in garden

NewquayOsprey flew over Gannel Estuary neat East Pentire Headland CP at 1230hrs

FalmouthRed Kite (3) over Castle beach this morning

Friday 5th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PolgiggaBlack Kite flew east along Bosistow Lane at 1810hrs

PendeenAlpine Swift at Coastguards at 0739hrs. Red-throated Pipit also at coastguards then flew east

The Lizard Richard’s Pipit still in 1st ploughed field south of Caethillian

RameSooty Shearwater flew past Penlee Point this afternoon

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary RSPB

St AustellPom Skua (4 ad pale) and Black-throated Diver off Porthpean

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

Saturday 8th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove NT at 0855hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

The Lizard Pallas’s Warbler east of Housal Bay along lane to Bass Point. Red-throated Pipit at Pistil Meadows then just south of village at Man-of-War view then flew north with Meadow Pipits. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (3) at Church Cove. Ring Ouzel (2) at Kynance, (1) at Housel Bay (cbwps)

DavidstowBaird’s Sandpiper still at Davidstow airfield near control tower. Also Merlin and Ring Ouzel (Thanks D.Julian)

St JustRed-breasted Flycatcher still in Kenidjack Valley left of green garage at 0930hrs, still at top end in copse by shed this evening. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3+), Firecrest (2) and Spotted Flycatcher (Thanks B.Dallas) Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley opposite Tregeseal Gallery. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) at Cot Valley

Nanquidno – Little Bunting nearby between Boscregan & Little Hendra in scrub field but elusive and no further sign this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno Valley in elms near pine belt. Yellow-browed Warbler in bushes at Nanjulian Farm. Also Hobby and Brambling (2)

NanjizalLittle Bunting at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (4). Please keep to public right of ways

Porth Mear Rose-coloured Starling (juv) at Porth Mear in valley at dusk (cbwps)

Pendeen – Wryneck at Pendeen this morning. Also Tree Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler and Ring OuzelHooded Crow at Pendeen Lighthouse

Lands End – Wryneck at Lands End still. Also Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Tree Pipit (cbwps)

Porthgwarra – Richard’s Pipit (2) in paddocks behind toilets 1215hrs but no further sign at 1500hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) by dry pool

Marazion – Yellow-browed Warbler by stone bridge

Mousehole – Yellow-browed Warbler along footpath to Reginis this afternoon

RameYellow-browed Warbler at Rame Head by churchyard at 1205hrs. Ring Ouzel (2) at Rame Head

Truro – Yellow-browed Warbler at St Clements Church feeding in Larch tree behind church. Also Firecrest, Green Woodpecker and Redwing (19) feeding on yew berries. (Thanks Shaun grose)

MorvahOsprey and Marsh Harrier  (cbwps)

St Merryn Turtle Dove at 1715hrs (Thanks M.Bruton)


Tuesday 9th September 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanjizal – AQUATIC WARBLER trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley

MarazionPECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB on east scrape at 0900hrs

Launceston – probable RED-THROATED PIPIT at Laneast Downs at 1400hrs tho very mobile. Also Whinchat (3) SX233854 (Thanks L.Sampson)

Lands End – WRYNECK at Land’s End car park this morning. Also Whinchat (6) and Yellow Wagtail (3)

Penzance –  ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) in Morrison’s car park

SaltashSpotted Redshank (2), Curlew Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin (5), Bar tailed Godwit, Black tailed Godwit (15+), Knot (2), Greenshank (30), Redshank (42+), Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher (9), Curlew (25+) and Little Egret (6) at Kingsmill Lake this morning (Thanks P.Kemp and M.Beer)

Stithians Little Stint (3) at Stithians Reservoir at south end

TruroHobby chasing Swallows near Falmouth Road/Arch Hill roundabout at Tolgarrick Farm 1310hrs (Thanks A.Mason)

Porthgwarra – Hooded Crow on roof of building at Roskestal Farm at 1600hrs (Thanks D.Hutchison)

DriftSpotted Redshank at Drift Reservoir at north end this evening