Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Thursday 26th November 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*Pacific Diver* (ad) offshore this afternoon

HayleSpoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at west end of Copperhouse Creek at 1130hrs

Newlyn – Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandy Cove in willows South of parking area

FalmouthMed Gull (37) at Argal reservoir this morning (Thanks B.Porter). Black Redstart (2) on Castle Drive at 1630hrs. Lesser Whitethroat and Firecrest (2) at Swanpool in sallows midway along Swanvale at 15:30hrs

RoselandSlavonian Grebe (3), Black-throated Diver (16) and Great Northern Diver (6) off Pendower Point

Helston – Siberian Chiffchaff still at Helston Sewage Works. Firecrest (3) between sewage works and Helston Loe Pool

Wednesday 25th November 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGreen-winged Teal still at Walmsley Sanctuary

St IvesLittle Auk flew past St Ives. Great Northern Diver (2), Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua, Black-throated Diver and Great Skua (10) off St Ives

HayleSpoonbill (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB. No sign of Ring-billed Gull at Hayle Estuary

Falmouth –  Firecrest (2) nearby at Treverva

Marazion – Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Great Northern Diver (3) offshore

Newlyn – Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandy Cove

Tuesday 24th November 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge –  Green-winged Teal (drk) again at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Whooper Swan (6)

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (2w) still at Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway.  Spoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary on Ryan’s Field at 1330hrs. Also Goosander

Lower Tamar Lake – Scaup (2. 1 Female & 1 Drake) at Lower Tamar Lake. Also Goosander (10)

NanquidnoWoodlark (6+) still at Boscregan Farm

Newlyn – Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandy Cove in willows south of parking area

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley

Falmouth Black Redstart (5) at Falmouth, 2 near steps at castle end of Castle beach 2 at Florence Place, 1 at Customs Quay

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Lidden

SennenSiberian Chiffchaff at quarry

Monday 23rd November 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGreen-winged Teal briefly at Walsmley Sanctuary this morning

Nanjizal Little Bunting over Nanjizal Valley + 5 Siberian Chiffchaff trapped & ringed & Firecrest

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (2w) still at Hayle Estuary between 12:35-12:55 from B3301 causeway then flew SE. Also Spoonbill (2) still

Newlyn – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Sandy Cove

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Cot Valley. Firecrest at Kenidjack Valley in copse by engine shed

HelstonYellow-browed Warbler in Carnminowe Valley. Also Siberian Chiffchaff. Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (21), Great Northern Diver (2) and Red-breasted Merganser (10) viewed from Restronguet Weir

MarazionBittern (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Mounts BayVelvet Scoter in Mount’s Bay

RameFirecrest at Penlee Point

Falmouth – Firecrest in private garden on Pennance Road (Thanks M.Burnley)

Sennen – Great Northern Diver in Sennen Cove

Tintagel – Black Redstart (male) at Tintagel around centre buildings

PadstowBrent Goose, Red-breasted Merganser and Turnstone (5) from Camel trail at padstow end (Thanks D.Dennis)

Nanquidno – Woodlark (12) still at Nanquidno Valley in field at Boscregan Farm