A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Little Egret (species profile)

Little EgretThe bright yellow feet of the Little Egret make it look as though they’ve been dipped in paint. 
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

Long-tailed Tit (species profile)

The Long-tailed Tit lives up to its name, with a tail that is longer than its body. 
Photo: Ray Surridge

Meadow Pipit (species profile)

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 Gull (species profile)

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

Mute Swan (species profile)

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



Oystercatcher (species profile)

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



Pallas's Warbler (species profile)

Pallas's Leaf Warbler, The Lizard, Cornwall, CoverackThis autumn and winter visitor to The Lizard was hanging out at the Coverack sewage works in early 2019.
Photo: Dougy Wright

Peregrine (species profile)

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

Pied Wagtail (species profile)

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



Purple Sandpiper (species profile)

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