Category Archives: CORNWALL SITE GUIDES

Where do you go birdwatching in Cornwall? This site guide should give you a few ideas. Take a look at the Cornwall Birding site Map too. Why not submit a site guide of your own favourite Cornwall birding area.

The Carrick Roads – A Site Guide

This area North-East of Falmouth and Penryn, part of the Fal Estuary is known as The Carrick Roads. Being so deep it regularly attracts sea-going birds in the winter. The roads are renowned for good numbers of wintering water birds and traditionally hold one of the largest flocks of wintering Black-necked Grebes in the UK. Continue reading

Stithians Reservoir – A Site Guide

Stithians Reservoir is undoubtedly the best area of open water for birdwatching in the county, equalled arguably by some, only by Drift Reservoir. The highest numbers of birds in winter and during passage times. Most of the reservoir is pretty shallow and dabbling rather than diving ducks dominate with 100 each at least of Teal and Wigeon. Continue reading