Thursday 8th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – 2nd winter CASPIAN GULL this afternoon on Lelant Saltings (Thanks M.Halliday) Also Spoonbill still.

Caspian Gull (M.Halliday)

Caspian Gull (M.Halliday)


Newquay –  Cattle Egret (3) at Gannel Estuary roosted in Penpol Creek this evening


FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler (2+) at Swanvale. Also Firecrest (Thanks G.Wills)

Wadebridge – Black Redstart on Bridge View on bungalows at top of hill

Monday 5th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HayleCASPIAN GULL (sub-adult) on Hayle estuary at 1615hrs on Lelant saltings. Also Spoonbill (Thanks B.Dallas and M.Halliday). Kingfisher at Carnsew Pool (Thanks Williams)

Caspian Gull (M.Halliday)

Caspian Gull (M.Halliday)

Penzance Yellow-browed Warbler in Morrab Gardens

Wadebridge  – Slavonian Grebe (5) view from old bridge looking down river and rear of Camel bike hire. Also Little Grebe and Goosander (Thanks Jennifer)

Newlyn HarbourGreat Northern Diver at 1240hrs (Thanks J.Anthony)

Sunday 4th December 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Hudsonian Whimbrel at Trenow Cove. Also Black-throated Diver (3) and Black Redstart (2)

Hayle – Green-winged Teal (1w drk) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway at 10:40.  Spoonbill on Hayle Estuary RSPB still at 1000hrs

Newlyn – Velvet Scoter off Sandy Cove

BudeYellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff at Bude Marshes

Falmouth – Yellow-browed Warbler at Swanpool at bottom of sewage works at midday

The LizardHen Harrier (ringtail) at Windmill Farm (Thanks R.Hollis)