A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Herring Gull

Herring GullDid you know the Herring Gull is a red-listed species in the UK?
Photo: Amanda Scott


Hobby https://richardbirchettphotography.co.ukHobbies fly with such agility and speed, they can even snatch swallows and swifts on the wing. This one was catching a dragonfly over Goonhilly.
Photo: © Richard Birchett

House Martin

House Martins (Ken Billington)House Martins arrive back in the UK in the spring.
Photo: Ken Billington

House Sparrow

House Sparrow © Natural England/Allan DrewittHouse Sparrows are in decline, but rural areas are less affected than cities. Look out for this gregarious bird in noisy flocks.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Jackdaw (© Natural England/Allan Drewitt )A flock of Jackdaws used to be called a 'clattering' - for obvious reasons!
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Kestrels, with their narrow wings and long tails, can often be seen over The Lizard.
Photo: Steve Townsend


Kittiwake © Natural England/Neil PikeKittiwakes live far out at sea during the winter, but can be spotted round the coast in the breeding season, from March to August.
Photo: © Natural England/Neil Pike


Lapwing © Julian Dowse/Natural EnglandNumbers of resident Lapwings are increased by birds migrating from northern Europe in the winter. Watch out for them in pastures and wetlands.
Photo: © Julian Dowse/Natural England

Lesser Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/This distinctive bird is an occasional vagrant visitor to the UK in the autumn.
Photo: Wwcsig


Linnet © Allan Drewitt/Natural EnglandLook out for the smart chestnut breasts of male Linnets in their summer plumage.
Photo: © Allan Drewitt/Natural England