Category Archives: Daily Sightings

Up-to-date bird sightings from Cornwall. All info courtesy of BIRDNET unless Stated otherwise. (

Saturday 6th February 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat cove but mobile & elusive

Marazion Glossy Ibis still at Marazion Marsh RSPB near Longrock Pool. Glaucous Gull (juv) on beach

NewlynGlaucous Gull (juv) still this morning. Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver (6) off Sandy Cove

Sennen – Glaucous Gull in Sennen Cove this morning

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Lelant Saltings at 15:30. Also Great Northern Diver on Carnsew Basin

St Ives – Black Redstart (male) on Dove Street

St Columb Major – Hen Harrier (ringtail) at St Columb Major


Thursday 4th February 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove by coastal path at 1540hrs. Park at Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west.

Marazion – Glossy Ibis still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at west end between Longrock Pool & A394 roundabout in flooded field off Road. Pacific Diver (ad) in Mount’s Bay off Trenow Cove this morning. Glaucous Gull (juv) at Red River mouth late afternoon

DriftRing-billed Gull (1w) at Drift reservoir at 0920hrs. Also Med Gull (16) (Thanks P.Freestone)

Newlyn –  Glaucous Gull still at Newlyn Harbour. Also Great Northern Diver (3)

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Nanjizal Valley

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler at Grey Gables

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Great Northern Diver still in Carnsew basin. no sign of Red-necked Grebe (Thanks P.Freestone)

PenzanceEider (drk) still off bus station (Thanks P.Freestone)

PortscathoRed-necked Grebe off Portscatho


Wednesday 3rd February 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Glossy Ibis (P.Freestone)

Glossy Ibis (P.Freestone)

MarazionGlossy Ibis at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning showing well. Black-throated Diver (4), Great Northern Diver and Black-throated Diver at Trenow Cove

Newlyn –  Glaucous Gull (juv) still in Newlyn Harbour at 09:35

Glaucous Gull, Newlyn (P.Freestone)

Glaucous Gull, Newlyn (P.Freestone)

Looe – Glaucous Gull (juv) at Looe Island at 16:00

Sancreed –  Hen Harrier (ringtail) flew east over Sancreed Beacon at 10:15

HayleIceland Gull (1w) at Copperhouse Creek early afternoon (Thanks P.Freestone)

Iceland Gull, Copperhouse (P.Freestone)

Iceland Gull, Copperhouse (P.Freestone)

The Lizard – Firecrest in garden in Tregidden at 0930hrs

WadebridgeSpoonbill and  Spotted Redshank on Camel Estuary. Black Redstart at top end of Glen Road this afternoon

Helston –  Siberian Chiffchaff at Helston Sewage Works

PonsanoothYellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Siberian Chiffchaff still at Ponsanooth Sewage Works on north side viewable from road

Rumps Point – Lapland Bunting between Pentire Point & Rumps Point

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (3) and Great Northern Diver past St.Ives