Author Archives: Cornwall Birding

Tuesday 29th July 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Scillonian Crossing Great Shearwater (2) and Manx Shearwater (1500) from Scillonian III this evening.

BudeWood Sandpiper at Maer Lake at 1530hrs. Also Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper (7), Ruff (7), Dunlin (12) and Black tailed Godwit (2) (Thanks G.Robin)

PadstowHobby hunting in fields at Hawkers Cove at 0805hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

FalmouthMed Gull (6 ads) on Gyllynvase Beach early morning. Also Med Gull (ad) on Maenporth beach with Black-headed Gull (58)

Penzance Sooty Shearwater off Porthcurnow with Manx Shearwater (100’s) today (cbwps)

Marazion – Sanderling (103) and Dunlin (24) on beach (cbwps)

Monday 28th July 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just - Cory’s Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (3000+) and Med Gull (4) flew past Cape Cornwall

Saltash – Dunlin (10), Whimbrel (4), Greenshank (25), Redshank (20), Curlew (39) and Little Egret (3) at Kingsmill Lake. Also Barrel Jellyfish stranded on opposite shore left of hide at high tide line (Thanks P.Kemp)

Penzance – Med Gull (1w) at Chyandour (cbwps)

Marazion – Sanderling (43) and Dunlin (6) on beach (cbwps)

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PadstowSandwich Tern (2) at Camel Estuary bridge at 1805hrs (Thanks S.Lilley)

SancreedSwift (350) and Swallow (250) feeding on flying ants (Thanks D.Flumm)

HayleCommon Sandpiper on Ryans field this morning. Med Gull (10) on Hayle Estuary RSPB this evening (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bude Wood Sandpiper and Green Sandpiper (3) still at Maer Lake

SancreedLesser Whitethroat (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthKingfisher at Castle Beach. Med Gull (52) from Swanpool Point. Bottlenose Dolphin (c10) in bay (Thanks D.Chaney)