Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Saturday 23rd July 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove then flew towards Trenow cove  at 10:10

Restronguet Creek – Dalmatian Pelican still at Restronguet Creek WNW of the point at 14:15

Porthgwarra – Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (4) flew past Gwennap Head at 0900hrs

Hayle – Spoonbill (1s) still on Hayle Estuary at Ryan’s Field

Friday 22nd July 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (6), Cory’s Shearwater (100) and Sooty Shearwater (15) past Gwennap Head between 05:45 & 0900

Bude – Black Redstart at Sandymouth 100 yards south of NT car park on clifftop

Scillonian Crossing Great Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater from Scillonian III this evening

WadebridgeSpoonbill still at Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS

Thursday 21st July 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) still at west end of Boat Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west

Ruan LanihorneDalmatian Pelican on Fal Estuary opposite nature reserve at 1700hrs

Lamorna –  Cory’s Shearwater (38) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Tater-du Lighthouse between 17:55 & 20:10. Cory’s Shearwater (2) at sea 1ml south of Tater-du Lighthouse from Mermaid II this morning

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (10), Cory’s Shearwater (36), Large Shearwater sp. (5), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Balearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head by 17:45

St Johns Lake – Long-tailed Duck at St.John’s Lake at 14:40 off pier viewed from Chapeldown Road