Category Archives: Daily Sightings

Up-to-date bird sightings from Cornwall. All info courtesy of BIRDNET unless Stated otherwise. (http://www.birdinformation.co.uk/)

Saturday 18th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rinsey – possible Pacific Diver off Rinsey Head today. Also GN Diver (3)

St AustellSurf Scoter (2. ad fem + juv), Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver (7) off Lower Porthpean beach still

The LizardLittle Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head (Thanks T.Phelps). Black Redstart (2) at Kynance Cove

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool today (Thanks D.Julian)

Carbis BayVelvet Scoter flew west. Great Northern Diver (6) in bay still

NewlynIceland Gull (1cy) flew over Tolcarne and out to sea this afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

PerranuthnoeFirecrest at Perranuthnoe (Thanks M.Halliday)

LooePink-footed Goose off railway station platform with Canada Geese this morning, Also Black-throated Diver, GN Diver (2), Slavonian Grebe, Eider and Kingfisher off Hannafore Point (Thanks M.Hughes)

Falmouth – Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Gyllyngvase Baech this morning. Also Firecrest and Black Redstart at Tremough Campus, Penryn (CBWPS). Black Redstart on roof by Windsor Quarry

NewquayWater Pipit on Gannel Estuary

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach below dunes

GwithianScaup (2 fem) still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Friday 17th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) still in Mount’s Bay off Penzance sea wall near railway station viewed towards St. Michael’s Mount. Slav Grebe and Eider off Harbour (Thanks D.Astin)

The LizardLittle Bunting still at Old Lizard Head in weedy field by path. Also Lapland Bunting

SaltashGlossy Ibis on saltmarsh at Kingsmill Lake. Also Avocet (115)

St JustRichard’s Pipit flew north over Cot Valley at 1040hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) in valley but no sign of Wryneck

PolgiggaShort-toed Lark again in bulb field north of Faraway Cottage. Black Redstart and Brambling (2) at Tregiffian Farm (Thanks D.Astin)

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary (Thanks D,Astin)

MarazionWater Pipit (2) still on beach west of Red River mouth (Thanks D.Astin)

NanquidnoWhooper Swan (2), Brambling and Black Redstart at Tregiffian Farm

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (3) early evening

HelstonFirecrest (2) at boating lake

PenrynFirecrest (2) at university campus (cbwps)

Connor Downs – Firecrest in garden (P.Freestone)

LamornaBlack Redstart still at Tregiffian Farm

LooePink-footed Goose on Looe Estaury (cbwps)

Carbis BayBlack-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (4) in bay

Thursday 16th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashGlossy Ibis on saltmarsh at Kingsmill Lake. Also Avocet (114)

St AustellSurf Scoter (2), Long-tailed Duck (2) and Great Northern Diver (3) off Porthpean still

NanjizalHawfinch and Tree Pipit at Nanjizal Valley. Also Firecrest (6) trapped and ringed (Thanks K.Wilson)

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler (2), Firecrest and Black Redstart at St Levan (Thanks D.Astin)

StithiansYellow-browed Warbler in trees at Stithians reservor by Stuart hutchings hide. Brambling  (male) in garden at 0800hrs (Thanks S.Harvey)

PorthgwarraFirecrest (2) and Black Redstart at Porthgwarra

Lands EndFirecrest, Brambling and Black Redstart at Lands End

GwithianScaup (2 fem) still at St Gothian Sands

SennenWhooper Swan flew over Skewjack (Thanks M.Wallace)

Wednesday 15th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just Wryneck south of Cot Valley by coast path this morning

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still by turning circle

LanliveryBrambling in garden sine Saturday (Thanks Kevin and Lorraine)

Tuesday 14th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) still Mount’s Bay off Penzance (+6+Great Northern Divers still)

PolgiggaLittle Bunting (1+) still south of B3315 in 1st stubble field by footpath south of Trevilley Farm tho mobile

Wadebridge Hawfinch at Coronation Park

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler by turning circle

Feock – Black-necked Grebe (18) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach. Also Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (3)

Falmouth Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2) flew past Pendennis Point

Monday 13th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPacific Diver (ad) still at 1320hrs off Station car park. Also Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (11)

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

NanjizalLittle Bunting at Nanjizal Valley tho mobile. Also Hawfinch, Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest (3) (Thanks P.Roseveare, K.Wilson, T.Phelps et al)

MillbrookBlack Redstart behind Methodist chapel at 1546hrs

LamornaLapland Bunting at Tregiffian Farm

St JustWhooper Swan (5) at Gurland Pool

NanquidnoFirecrest (3) at Nanquidno

Gwithian – Hybrid Carrion x Hooded Crow still at Gwithian today (Thanks C.Gladman)