Tag Archives: Wryneck in Cornwall

Thursday 14th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HaylePectoral Sandpiper still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Yellow Legged Gull (1cy) on estuary today (Thanks M.Halliday)

Yellow Legged Gull, Hayle(M.Halliday)

St JustWryneck at Lands End Airport along track at NW end at 1100hrs

DavidstowLittle Stint at Davidstow Airfield by windsock at 1035hrs

St IvesLeach’s Petrel (22), Grey Phalarope (37), Sabine’s Gull (18), Balearic Shearwater (3), Pom Skua (3), Storm Petrel (3) and Little Gull (juv) flew past St Ives Island 0645-1830hrs

Cape CornwallLeach’s Petrel (2), Sabine’s Gull (4), Grey Phalarope (10) and Pom Skua flew past Cape Cornwall between 0800-midday

PendeenLong-tailed SkuaSabine’s Gull (6), Leach’s Petrel (35) and Grey Phalarope (19) past Pendeen watch

St Columb MajorOsprey flew over Tregaswith at 1730hrs

Saturday 9th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper on Marazion beach by Station House but no sign early afternoon and by 1810hrs. Also Curlew Sandpiper

Wadebridge – possible Baird’s Sandpiper at Dinham flats tho distant and mobile. Also Curlew Sandpiper. Osprey flew over towards Amble Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

Men-an-TolWryneck on wall opposite holly by standing stone

PendeenLeach’s Petrel (11) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1800hrs. Sabine’s Gull (7), Grey Phalarope (10), Balearic Shearwater (20), Black Tern, Arctic Tern (2) and Sooty Shearwater (68) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1535hrs

St Ives Leach’s Petrel (5) flew past St Ives Island by midday. Also Grey Phalarope, Pom Skua, Black Tern and Great Skua (4)

PadstowSabine’s Gull (juv) off Padstow then flew towards estuary mouth early afternoon

DevoranOsprey (2) at Devoran on dead tree on far bank at 1045hrs. Garganey and Spotted Redshank at Devoran this morning (Thanks J.Chapman, W.Chegwidden & S.Votier)

SaltashOsprey (2) again at Kingsmill Lake along River Tamar this afternoon

Wednesday 6th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on Marazion Beach this afternoon

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary still

The LizardCattle Egret at Lizard Point with cattle by NT car park at 1425hrs

St JustWryneck still at Kenidjack valley just beyond donkey paddock in scrub just beyond and opposite last house at 1515hrs

PendeenLeach’s Petrel, Cory’s Shearwater and Great Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0730-1100hrs. Cory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (4) near Pendeen flew past Levant at 0830hrs. Cory’s Shearwater (3) and Sabine’s Gull (2) flew past Pendeen watch

PenzanceGreat Shearwater (2), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Grey Phalarope, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv), Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (50+) from pelagic

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (8) flew west past Downderry by 0810hrs

Tuesday 5th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayBarolo Shearwater reported flew past Pentire head between 1830-2000hrs. Also Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater (5)

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on Marazion Beach this morning tho mobile

St JustWryneck still at Kenidjack valley in donkey paddock at 1130hrs, still at 1505hrs along river below donkey paddock

PendeenLeach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater (15), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Black Tern flew past Pendeen watch between 1100-1800hrs

The LizardGreat Sheawater, Balearic Shearwater (26) and Sooty Shearwater (17) flew past Lizard Point between 0645-0910hrs

PorthgwarraGreat or Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (18), Sooty Shearwater (18) and Arctic Tern flew past

Penlee PointGreat or Cory’s Shearwater flew past Penlee Point this morning

MouseholeSabine’s Gull flew past past at 1045hrs

LamornaBalearic Shearwater (38), Sooty Shearwater (31) and Storm Petrel flew past Tater-du lighthouse between 0650-1050hrs

DownderrySooty Shearwater (4) flew past early morning

DevoranOsprey (2) still at Devoran this afternoon opposite Tallack’s Creek, Spotted Redshank, Sandwich Tern (8), Med Gull, Knot and Whimbrel (3) at Tallack’s Creek between 0630-0825hrs. (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Monday 4th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (9. 7ad + 2. juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Cattle Egret at Clapper Marshes this evening

PolgiggaCattle Egret at Bosistow Lane in stubble field beyond cottages, then in cattle field at Trevean at 1135hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

The LizardMelodious Warbler still in garden at Lizard Village

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on beach at Red River Mouth. Curlew Sandpiper on Marazion Beach

St JustWryneck still at bottom of Kenidjack Valley this afternoon

DevoranOsprey still at Devoran early evening. Also Spotted Redshank (ad)

Osprey, Devoran (G.Wills)

PorthgwarraSabine’s Gull, Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater (65), Storm Petrel (5) and Black Tern (juv) flew past Gwennap head between 0700-midday

TrevoseGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Trevose Head

DownderrySabine’s Gull flew past Downderry by 0830hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (2) flew past Pendeen Watch

Saturday 2nd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardFEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL flew past Lizard Point at 1720hrs. Melodious Warbler still at Lizard village in last garden on Man O’ War View at 0915hrs. Wryneck at Grade-Ruan. Pied Flycatcher at Church Cove. Balearic Shearwater, Garganey (2) and Little Stint flew past Lizard Point. Sabine’s Gull at sea west of The Lizard

Porthgwarra – FEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL flew past Porthgwarra at 1835hrs

St JustWryneck in gorse below footbridge at 1145hrs

LudgvanWryneck in garden at Manwidden Vallanoweth

Trevose HeadBalearic Shearwater and Arctic Tern (juv) flew past

Bodmin MoorOsprey at Colliford Lake from dam at 1445hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2+) and Sooty Shearwater (20+) flew past Levant

Friday 1st September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGolden Oriole in sallows by stonewall pool at 0830hrs then still late morning flew from sallows at cattle pond toward pines at bottom of Three Chimneys track. Also Marsh Harrier (Thanks M.Wallace)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary

New PolzeathWryneck on coast path this morning. Also Med Gull (140)

Lands EndWryneck at east end of car park

The LizardMelodious Warbler in garden at Lizard Village

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1240hrs

DevoranOsprey still at 1430hrs

DavidstowBlack Redstart (2) still at airfield