Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Friday 19th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Newquay - AMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary this morning

StithiansSlavonian Grebe at Stithians Reservoir

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff by tarmac track near car park at Sandy Cove

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB viewed from road

HayleIceland Gull (ad) on Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway this morning. No Sign of Possible 1w American Herring Gull or 1w Ring-billed Gull

Falmouth - Long-tailed Duck and Scaup (2) still at Swanpool. Black-throated Diver (6), Great Northern Diver (6) and Med Gull  off Pendennis Point

Thursday 18th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – possible AMERICAN HERRING GULL (1w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB but no further sign this afternoon. Also RING-BILLED GULL (1w) until 12:30 then flew south and Yellow-legged Gull (1w)

Newquay - AMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) still on Gannel Estuary

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (1w drk) and Scaup (2) still at Swanpool. Great Northern Diver (3) off Pendennis Point

MarazionJack Snipe at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Tuesday 16th December 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionPACIFIC DIVER (ad) again off Marazion. Also Great Northern Diver (21). Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (2 fem) on Gannel Estuary

FalmouthBlack Guillemot in harbour. Black Redstart (2) on Wodehouse Terrace. Long-tailed Duck and Scaup (2) still at Swanpool

Feock - Velvet Scoter, Black-necked Grebe (40) and Great Northern Diver (10) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach at 14:00hrs

Mylor ChurchtownBlack-necked Grebe (12) and GN Diver (9) in Carrick Roads

Turtle Dove, Connor Downs (P.Freestone)

Connor Downs - Turtle Dove at Treeve Lane at 1240hrs then flew towards village (Thanks P.Freestone)

NewquayFirecrest in bushes at Trenance riding stables at 13.15hrs (Thanks S.Grose)