A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula


Whitethroat © Natural England/Allan DrewittOne of our summer visitors, you can spot Whitethroats into early autumn as they pass by on their way to Africa for the winter.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt

Whooper Swan

Whooper SwanOverwintering and migrating Whooper Swans can be spotted on The Lizard's inland pools in autumn and winter.
Photo: Steve Townsend


Woodpigeon © Natural England/Allan DrewittOne of our more common bird species, the Woodpigeon is a familiar bird of woods, parks and gardens.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Wren © Natural England/Allan DrewittThe Wren is the most common breeding bird in Britain. 
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt


Wryneck © Natural England/David CornwellThe Wryneck, a relative of the woodpeckers, is one of the rarer visitors to the Lizard in the autumn migrant season.
Photo: © Natural England/Dave Cornwell

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail © Natural England/Allan DrewittYellow Wagtails are summer visitors to eastern and northern parts of Britain. They can be spotted in the southwest on migration as they return to their winter home in Africa.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt