Tag Archives: Woodchat Shrike in Cornwall

Tuesday 4th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Boscastle Woodchat Shrike still just south of Boscastle and south of Paradise Road near Gibbs Lane in field by footpath beyond slate stile at 1130hrs

The LizardPom Skua, Arctic Skua, Sooty Shearwater (5), Storm Petrel (3) and Puffin flew past

Monday 3rd July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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WadebridgeCattle Egret (6) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway and A.Langdon)

BoscastleWoodchat Shrike still above Paradise Road in hedge between fields right of wooden stile.

PorthgwarraLong-tailed Skua (ad), Great Shearwater (5), Sooty Shearwater (29), Balearic Shearwater (2), Storm Petrel (44), Great Skua (2) and Puffin (8) between 0730 – 1130hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

Sunday 2nd July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

BoscastleWoodchat Shrike still 8.09pm Boscastle above Paradise Road in hedge between fields right of wood stile (Thanks D.Julian, C.Selway, A.Bond et al)

Woodchat Shrike (A.Davey)

PorthgwarraSooty Shearwater (14), Storm Petrel (2), Puffin (2), Sandwich Tern (10) and Common Tern (2) past Gwennap Head today (Thanks T.Fletcher and S.Rogers)

Monday 17th April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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The Lizard – Woodchat Shrike still in fields behind Old Lizard Point at 1215hrs. Also Green Woodpecker at St Ruan (Thanks M.Parker and F.Trewin). Hooded Crow flew over Lizard

Goss Moor NNR – Little Bunting (2) still at Toads Hole. Park near green shed on Toad’s Hole Lane and walk right to view near pylons before the Marsh Fritillary sign.

Sancreed Iceland Gull (imm) at Sancreed (Thanks D.Flumm)

MouseholeIceland Gull still on St Clement Isle

NewquayLapland Bunting flew west over East Pentire early afternoon

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Ryan’s Field. (Thanks D.Pierrepont)

TintagelPeregrine circling over Bossiney this afternoon (Thanks P.Smith)

Recently – Hoopoe (2) on 11th April and Squacco Heron on 14th April, photographed in Cornwall, no other information given

Monday 3rd April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Spoonbills, Hayle (M.Halliday)

NewquayCattle Egret (5) in roost this evening at Penpol Creek on the Gannel estuary

Hayle Ring-billed Gull (sub-ad) again on Hayle Estuary today. Also Iceland Gull, Spoonbill (2), Yellow-legged Gull and 1w Little Gull. Iceland Gull on Copperhouse Creek this afternoon (Thanks M.Halliday)

St JustWoodchat Shrike again this morning around bulb fields just south of Cot Valley (Thanks N.Wheatley)

The Lizard Woodchat Shrike still NW of Lizard Village north of Kynanace Cove early afternoon though mobile.

NanquidnoGlaucous Gull in ploughed fields this morning (Thanks A.Harris)

Mousehole Iceland Gull (3 juvs) in roost on St Clement’s Isle this evening

GwithianIceland Gull (2w) again at St Gothian Sands NR today

Coverack – Iceland Gull reported at Coverack

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler in private garden (Thanks G.Wills)

WadebridgeWater Pipit (sum.plum.) at Clapper Marsh this morning. Also Common (2) and Green Sandpiper (Thanks D.Julian)

Saturday 1st April 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardWoodchat Shrike (male) at Kynance cove in bushes north of Kynance Cove Road at 1500hrs. Hoopoe still in gardens of farmhouse near Minster Meadow, Manaccan. Purple Sandpiper (8) and Puffin (10) at Lizard Point and drake Goosander on Croft Pascoe Pool (Thanks F.Trewin)

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Colan flew south past Church. Brent Goose (4) on Gannel Estuary. Purple Sandpiper (5) at Towan Head (cbwps)

HayleCattle Egret (3) on Ryans Field. Iceland Gull (juv) and Spoonbill at Hayle Estuary RSPB.

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field on Tregea Lane this morning

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (male) still at Dozmary Pool

St AnthonyGreat White Egret on estuary at St Anthony (Thanks F.Trewin)

PendeenIceland Gull (juv) flew over B3318 this evening

GwithianIceland Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR

WadebridgeWater PIpit (8 sum plum) at Walmsley Sanctuary

CrowlasHouse Martin flew over (cbwps)


Tuesday 10th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) relocated at 11:55 circling over car park & Swingate’s House gradually drifting towards Trevilley, then at 1205hrs over Trevilley then flew towards Nanjizal at 1208hrs and lost to view, over Polgigga between 1300-1335hrs, then at 13:54 viewed from Swingate’s House but distant, again in flight from pools by Skewjack at 1530hrs towards Lands end and no further sign by 2000hrs in heavy fog at Lands End. Serin (male) still at Land’s End singing at 0820hrs south of A30 in horse paddock between Swingates House and car park, still at 10:43 singing in garden at Swingates House and still present this evening in horse paddock. Also Turtle Dove (4), Spotted Flycatcher (2), Redpoll. Yellow wagtail, Bar Owl & Redwing (Thanks P.Freestone and K.Nethercoat).

The LizardSubalpine Warbler (fem) still at Kynance Cove. Bee-eater near Coverack over Little Treleaver at 19:55

Drift – Great White Egret still at Drift Reservoir at north end

PolgiggaWoodchat Shrike nearby just south of Arden-Sawah in 1st field on path to St levan church (Thanks M.Wallace)

Marazion – Woodchat Shrike (1s male) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 07:35, still showing well at 1352hrs. Report of Hudsonian Whimbrel was a Whimbrel (Thanks K.Nethercoat)

North Cliffs – Hoopoe no further information(cbwps)

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary at 10:35 from B3301 causeway

PenzanceOsprey flew over this morning

Penryn – Osprey flew over Penryn Campus about 1515hrs (Thanks S.Bearhop)

RameTurtle Dove (3) and Redwing (2) at Rame Barton

St Just – Pied Flycatcher (fem) still in Cot Valley. Also Hobby over and Lesser Whitethroat (male) near donley field at east end (cbwps)

DownderryGreat Northern Diver (25) and Arctic Skua past Downderry this morning (cbwps)