Tag Archives: Snowy Owl in Cornwall

Wednesday 13th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill lake in grass field opposite 2nd hide at 1225hrs

St AustellSurf Scoter (2) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (3+)

FalmouthSlav Grebe (2), Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (2) still off Swanpool. Also Black Redstart

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2) off Eastern Green Beach

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff still at Sandy Cove. Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (6+) offshore

No sign of American Golden Plover at Hayle Estuary RSPB

No sign of Snowy Owl at Chapel Carn Brea

Tuesday 12th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St JustSNOWY OWL at Chapel Carn Brea until 1625hrs then flushed and no sign since

HayleRing-billed Gull still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also American Golden Plover

St ErthCattle Egret (2) still in fields off Tregea Lane

St Austell – Surf Scoter (2) still off Lower Porthean. Also Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (4)

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler in garden at Faugan Road this morning (Thanks B.Dallas). Siberian Chiffchaff at Sandy Cove

MylorBlack-necked Grebe (24), Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (7) in Carrick Roads off Mylor Churchtown tho distant

LooeSlav Grebe (2) and Great Northern Diver off Hannafore Point

FalmouthRed-necked Grebe off Swanpool this afternoon. Also Slav Grebe. Black Redstart (3) at Castle Beach

Monday 29th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

*LATE NEWS YESTERDAY* – St Just – unconfirmed report of Snowy Owl in field just up from Bosavern Farm (28th May)

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon at Windmill Farm CWT reserve at 1500hrs then flew east and no further sighting by 1630hrs. Reported again at 2100hrs along Kynance Road flew north towards Grochall. Also Red Kite (3) over Goonhilly Downs (Thanks N.Crouch).

HayleTemminck’s Stint still at 0825hrs on Copperhouse Creek behind Police Station. Bird back on Ryan’s Field this afternoon, still present at 1500hrs. Also Little Gull (1s) still. (Thanks V.Stratton and B.Dallas)

Temminck’s Stint at Hayle (V.Stratton)

StithiansGreat White Egret again this morning still at Stithians reservoir at Southern cutoff. Reported at Golden Lion cut-off this afternoon.

Marazion Hobby hunting at Marazion Marsh RSPB today

RED KITES today at Crowlas (2), Stithians Reservoir, Newquay, Tregonetha Downs, Godolphin HIll (4) and Hayle.

Sunday 28th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St JustSnowy Owl reported in field just up from Bosavern Farm (Thanks D.Sloman)

Hayle Temmink’s Stint on Ryan’s Field this evening

StithiansGreat White Egret at Stithians Reservoir at south causeway showing well this morning and still present at 1620hrs. Red Kite flew over at 1235hrs (Thanks W.Chegwidden, S.Jones, Dom & A.Towle)

TruroBlack Kite briefly over Malpas at 1145hrs then flew east along Tresillian river

The Lizard Red Kite (16) circling over Predennack this morning. (Thanks S.Richards)

GrumblaRed Kite (3) flew over Leswidden-Derval Farm area this morning (Thanks D.Flumm)

Falmouth Red Kite singles flew east over Police Station at 0855hrs and 0930hrs. (Thanks P.Freestone)

St ErthRed Kite flew over this afternoon (Thanks K.Hugo)

Ruan LanihorneRed Kite flew over Sett Bridge this morning. Also Kingfisher (Thanks R.Andrew)

Mount HawkeRed Kite low over field at Mount Hawke this afternoon. (Thanks M.Brown)

Friday 15th April 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just – Snowy Owl below Carn Kenidjack 1/4 mile west of Boslow Farm, still present below Carn Kenidjack viewable form mast at 1700hrs

The Lizard – Iberian Chiffchaff (male) still at Little Treleaver from Ponsongath road 150yds beyond Heath Farm at 1210hrs

Nanquidno – Hoopoe south of Nanquidno Valley by road to Gurland Farm

HelstonWhooper Swan (ad) still at Boating Lake at 1530hrs

No sign of American Herring Gull at Drift Reservoir by early afternoon but Iceland Gull present

Saturday 20th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Buryan – probable **SNOWY OWL** reported flew north over fields north of B3315

MarazionPACIFIC DIVER (ad) still offshore in Mount’s Bay west of St.Michael’s Mount. Also Great Northern Diver (13) and Black-throated Diver

Newquay AMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary this morning

Feock – Velvet Scoter (drk) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also Black-necked Grebe (8+) and Great Northern Diver (2)

Penryn – Yellow-browed Warbler at Gorrangorras by Penryn River behind reedbed, for 6th day

StithiansSlavonian Grebe still at Stithians Reservoir

St AustellRing Ouzel (male) between Carne Hill & Gover Valley

FoweyFirecrest at Coombe Farm