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In autumn, Meadow Pipits migrate southward and to lowland areas. Watch out for them on the Lizard at this time of year.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

 

Mediterranean GullSome Mediterranean Gulls overwinter round the Lizard coast, before returning to their summer breeding grounds.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

This Mute Swan was spotted on The Lizard recently.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

 

 

Oystercatcher are often spotted round the Lizard shoreline.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

 

 


Peregrines can be seen round the Lizard, including at Lizard Point.
Photo: Trisha Shears. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ltshears

Pied Wagtails are a familiar but welcome sight round the Lizard.
Photo: Ilya Maclean

 

 

Purple Sandpiper Scan the rocks near Lizard Point in the winter months, and you may be lucky enough to find a flock of hard-to-see Purple Sandpipers.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

RavensRavens pair for life.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway


Red Kite © Natural England/Andy NealeRed Kites are magnificent raptors - watch out for them soaring above the Lizard.
Photo: © Natural England/Andy Neale

 

Red-backed ShrikeNow pretty much extinct as a breeding species in the UK, you may be lucky enough to spot a Red-backed Shrike on the Lizard during its autumn migration back to Africa.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway