Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Lizard Point, Cornwall, 29th August, 2011

Bright start to the day, stayed good most of the day, a few white clouds

05.30 hours, we are out of the hostel and on our way to Marazion seeing

Common Buzzard, many
Reed Bunting

The local bird ringers were making a lot of noise with loud Aquatic Warbler calling ! !
We did not stay long.

Common Buzzard
Reed Bunting, f

Moved on, stopped for breakfast, then up to the point and Lighthouse area of the Lizard
On arrival, 2 Chough were on the old lifeboat station roof

Chough, 2
Jackdaws everywhere
Black Kite thermaled high for a five minute show
Common Buzzard
Raven, 2 flew over two times
Rock Pipit

Common Buzzard
Rock Pipit
Common Buzzard

A very nice little cafe at the point made the best apple crumble with ice cream and coffee ever.
M.S. and I made two visits and had TWO portions, nice birding !

Late afternoon, Jackdaw




Day finished at 18.30 hours for the long journey home.
Delayed by 7 minutes to change a tyre, (puncture)
Dropped the chaps of in South London at 00.30 hours.

What a bank holiday weekend that was !  !

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