A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Golden Plover

Golden PloverGolden Plovers hang out together in flocks on grasslands and marshy areas in the winter. Windmill Farm is one of the best places to see them on The Lizard.
Photo: Amanda Scott


Goldfinch (© Natural England/Allan Drewitt)Who doesn’t love a Goldfinch?
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt

Great Black-backed Gull

Great Black-backed GullIn winter, Great Black-backed Gulls will often venture inland to hunt for food: look out for them near inland pools or scavenging at disposal sites. 
Photo: Amanda Scott

Great Northern Diver

Great Northern Diver (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)Great Northern Divers are winter visitors to the seas of the Lizard.
Photo: by P199

Great Skua

Great Skua on ShetlandGreat Skuas breed far to the north, but keep an eye out for them at sea as they migrate south in the late summer.
Photo (of bird at breeding grounds on Shetland): Amanda Scott

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker (© Natural England/Allan Drewitt )Great Spotted Woodpeckers often turn up at the birdfeeder at the Natural England offices on The Lizard.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Greenfinch © Natural England/Allan DrewittIf you feed your garden birds, you probably won’t need to go far to see Greenfinches, a regular garden visitor, on The Lizard.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Greenshank (Ilya Maclean)Croft Pascoe Pool on Goonhilly Downs is a great place for spotting migratory and overwintering waders in the autumn, including Greenshanks.
Photo: Ilya Maclean

Grey Heron

Grey Herons can be spotted fishing at places such as the Helford River or Windmill Farm. 
Photo: Ray Surridge

Grey Wagtail

Grey Wagtail (photo: Dougy Wright)Grey Wagtails are found near upland streams in the summer, but move to lowland habitats in the winter. 
Photo: Dougy Wright