2018 Pic of the Week archive

The Cornwall birding year in pictures …

Red-rumped Swallow, Torpoint, 10/12/18, Barry Rankine. Water Pipit, Hayle Estuary, 21/12/18, Mark Halliday. Black-headed Gull, Ryan’s Field, 27/12/18, Kevin Bowers.
Purple Sandpiper, Par, Spit Beach, 23/11/18, Gary Treadwell. Male Shoveler in moult, St Gothian Sands LNR, 26/11/18, Mike Spicer  Temminck’s Stint, Stithians Reservoir, 6/12/18, Linton Proctor.
Firecrest, Constantine, 29/10/18, David Collins  Kestrels, Gunver Head, Padstow, 11/11/18, Paul Ash. Pallid Swift, Lands End, 18/11/18, Mike McKee.
Wryneck, Polgigga, 10/10/18 John Eaton.  Grey Catbird, Treeve Common, Lands End, 20/10/18, Paul Ash.. Great White Egret, Hayle estuary RSPB, 23/10/18. Stephen Williams.
Common Crane, 21/09/18, Helston Loe, Paul Ash Pectoral Sandpiper, 25/9/18, Colliford Reservoir, Brian Craven  Red-throated Diver, Looe harbour, 1/10/2018, Rupert Kirkwood
Little Ringed Plover, 25/8/18, Drift Reservoir, Alex McKechnie Syke’s Warbler, Porthgwarra, 30/8/18, Mike McKee. Melodious Warbler, Caerthillian, 8/9/18, Mark Worden
Green Sandpipers, Lethytep, 5/8/18, Philip Hambly. Pectoral Sandpiper, 6/8/18, Drift Reservoir, Nicholas Hallam Glossy Ibis, Croft Pascoe Pool, David Collins
Crossbill, Croft Pascoe, 10/7/2018. Alex McKechnie Little Egrets, Walmsley Sanctuary, 19/7/18, Adrian Langdon


Marsh Sandpiper, Devoran, 26/7/18, Mike McKee
Red-legged Partridge, Looe, St Martin, 19/6/18, Philip Sharp Adult summer plumaged Pacific Golden Plover, St Gothian Sands LNR, 29/6/2018, John Rowe. Adult summer plumaged Pacific Golden Plover, Hayle Estuary, 1/7/18, Mashuq Ahmad
Pied Wagtails, Penwithick, 29/5/18, Kevin Bowers  Red Kite, Sennen, 7/6/18, John and Irene Miller. Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Davidstow, 12/6/18,  Mike Spicer
Dotterel, Davidstow Airfield, 9/5/2018, Mark Worden.  Red Kite and Crow, Lizard 14/5/18, Tony Blunden Grasshopper Warbler, Men-an Tol, 21/5/18, Alex McKechnie
Male Garganey, Millbrook, 22/4/18, Dave Allan  Cuckoo, Bartinney Downs, 26/4/18, Dave Parker.  Shelduck, Amble Marshes, 2/5/2018, Adrian Langdon.
Common Teal, Par, 26/3/2018, C Hooper.  Alpine Swift, Housel Bay, 7/4/18, Steve Rogers.  Red-rumped Swallow, Housel Bay, 14/4/18, David Wood.
Nuthatch, Tehidy Country Park, 8/3/18, Kevin Bowers  Reed Bunting, Penwithick, 18/3/18, Kevin Bowers  Pacific Diver, Mounts Bay, 21/3/18, Mashuq Ahmad
Great White Egret - J St Ledger
 Merlin, Whipsideryy, 12/2/18, Steve Rowe Great White Egret, Stithians Reservoir, 16/2/18, John St Ledger  Bullfinch, St Dennis, 1/3/18, Paul Ash.
Kumlien’s Gull, Newlyn harbour, 26/1/18, Mike McKee Barn Owl 1/2/18, Tony Mills Great White Egret, Stithians Reservoir, 11/2/18, Ben Oakes
 Hawfinch, Egloshayle churchyard, 3/1/18, Adrian Langdon  Short-eared Owl, Lizard Downs, 14/1/18 Tony Blunden Black Redstart, Castle Beach, 17/1/18, Sue Court