Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Monday 27th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanjizal Dusky Warbler at Nanjizal Valley

HayleBonaparte’s Gull flew onto estuary at c1800hrs. Cattle Egret on Ryans Field then flew SW at 1720hrs. Also Spoonbill (2) and Sand Martin (2)

HelstonCattle Egret still at Degibna

SancreedIceland Gull (imm) and Med Gull (5) in ploughed field (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthSlav Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore

Sunday 26th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat cove this morning

Hayle Bonaparte’s Gull reported Hayle Estuary RSPB then flew east

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel Estuary on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

Helston Cattle Egret (2+) in fields by Degibna Church this afternoon (Thanks F.Trewin)

St ErthCattle Egret again at Tredrea Lane today

MarazionGreat White Egret still in pines at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0710hrs then flew towards St Erth. Also Red Kite (3)

HayleIceland Gull (juv) again on Hayle Estuary

NanquidnoIceland Gull (1cy) at Nanquidno. Also White Wagtail (2) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

Iceland Gull, Nanquidno (D.Flumm)

PorthIceland Gull at Porth Reservoir briefly this afternoon

Drift – Iceland Gull at Drift Reservoir. Also Pink-footed Goose

Bodmin Moor Red Kite over Bowithick at midday (Thanks A.Bond)

Saturday 25th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (6) by Gannel Estuary again on south side at Penpol Creek this evening

St ErthCattle Egret (3) flew north east from Tredrea Lane at 0930hrs

Fowey EstuaryCattle Egret (11+) at Fowey Estuary today. Also Osprey this morning (Thanks B.Borter)

Marazion – Siberian Chiffchaff at RSPB Marazion Marsh. Also Velvet Scoter offshore

Falmouth Iceland Gull (1cy) at Swanpool on rocks on west side. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at University on Exeter Campus, Penryn. Also Cetti’s Warbler still at Swanpool and Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens on west side (D.Chaney)

HayleIceland Gull and Spoonbill again on estuary

GwithianIceland Gull (imm) flew over St Gothian Sands NR this morning (Thanks L.Rowe)

Mevagissey – Glaucous Gull (2w) on rocks by beach at Portholland

St Ives Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill. Also Short-eared Owl in off the sea and Merlin in area (Thanks V.Stratton)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart at midday

No sign of Lesser Scaup at Dozmary Pool

Friday 24th March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel again this morning at Boat cove

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary pool

NewquayCattle Egret (6) at Gannel estuary on south side of Penpol Creek

St ErthCattle Egret (3) in field at Tregea Lane (cbwps)

PorthgwarraGreat White Egret flew north over Porthgwarra at 0850hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

Falmouth – Glaucous Gull (2w) at Swanpool this morning then flew west

Hayle Iceland Gull (juv)on estuary again today. Spoonbill again on Ryan’s Field

PendeenIceland Gull past Pendeen (Thanks D.Flumm)

St JustIceland Gull in field 1km east of village south of A3071 (Thanks DFlumm)

TorpointSpoonbill at St John’s Lake (Thanks D.Julian)

MarazionSiberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Mandarin (2). Velvet Scoter (drk) offshore

Thursday 23rd March 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay  – Cattle Egret (6) again in roost on Gannel Estuary in Penpol Creek

Marazion Iceland Gull (2 juvs) at Red River mouth this morning (Thanks J. Eaton)

PolgiggaIceland Gull in fields at Polgigga (Thanks M.Wallace)

FalmouthIceland Gull at Meanporth this afternoon (Thanks G.Wills).  Cetti’s Warbler again at Swanpool this morning and showing well on occasion (Thanks J.Irvine and D.Chaney)

Hayle Spoonbill (2) still on Ryan’s Field this morning (Thanks B.Dallas) Also Iceland Gull and Kittiwake on estuary this afternoon. (Not Bonaparte’s Gull as first reported)

Lanreath – Garganey at Lethytep

Sennen – White Wagtail at Sennen Village