Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Saturday 30th August 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardLESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) at Croft Pascoe Pool this morning. Wood Sandpiper also at Croft Pascoe Pool

PendeenGreat Shearwater (7), Cory’s Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (20), Balearic Shearwater (4), Arctic Skua (4), Pom Skua, Whimbrel (3), Sandwich Tern (30), ‘Comic’ Tern (259), Black Tern (10) and Storm Petrel flew past Pendeen Watch between 0645-1015hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

PorthgwarraHooded Crow at Roskestal Farm

Friday 29th August 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardLESSER YELLOWLEGS at Goonhilly Downs at Croft Pascoe Pool at 16:30hrs

Lelant - Roseate Tern (3) at Hayle Estuary mouth at Porth Kidney Sands. Also Black Tern (16), Little Tern (3), Common Tern (c350), Arctic Tern (c30), Sandwich Tern (10), Med Gull (8) and Whimbrel (9) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Saltash - Roseate Tern (2), Black Tern and Arctic Tern at Kingsmill Lake from hide

Torpoint - Roseate Tern (2. ad+juv) at Torpoint at 12:10hrs. Also Little Tern (5) and Arctic Tern (5). Black Tern at Wilcove, flew down river. Common Tern (22) off Wacker Quay. Med Gull (55) at Torpoint (Thanks D.Julian)

Pendeen - Cory’s Shearwater (4), Great Shearwater (19), Balearic Shearwater (16), Sooty Shearwater (67), Arctic Skua (3), Great Skua (14) and Sabine’s Gull (2) past Pendeen Watch by 17:45hrs

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (12) and Sooty Shearwater (5) past Gwennap Head between 06:40-09:05hrs

Mousehole - Great Shearwater and Arctic Tern (2) off Mouehole in Mount’s Bay late morning

Ruan Lanihorne - Osprey at Ruan Lanihore

HayleLittle Stint (2) on Carnsew Basin

WadebridgeCommon Sandpiper (2), Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher and Greenshank at Treraven Meadow (Thanks E.Cornelius and S.Williams)

Thursday 28th August 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater (8), Sooty Shearwater (6+), Balearic Shearwater (50+), Arctic Skua (5) and Great Skua (6) past Gwennap Head

PendeenGreat Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater (3) past Pendeen Watch between 07:50-09:50hrs

DavidstowLittle Stint at Davidstow Airfield this evening

HayleBlack Tern (11) at Hayle Estuary mouth this morning. Arctic Tern (20), Little Tern (11), Common Tern (130), Sandiwch Tern (20), Curlew Sandpiper (2), Ruff (5), Whimbrel, Med Gull (20), Common Sandpiper (12) and Little Stint (3) off B3301 causeway (Thanks M.Halliday)

LauncestonHobby being mobbed by House Martins at Coads Green. Also Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Thanks P.Mallett)

Portscatho – possible Eider (fem) offshore (Thanks S.Jackson)

PenzanceLittle Tern (7), Common Tern (11), Sandwich Tern and Med Gull (7) off Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm)

DevoranSpotted Redshank at Devoran Quay at 1025hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Wednesday 27th August 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenGreat Shearwater flew west past Sennen Cove this morning

StithiansOsprey at Stithians Reservoir at 13:30hrs

FalmouthPomarine Skua (pale morph), Balearic Shearwater (4) and Sooty Shearwater (3) past Killigerran Head

Torpoint - Med Gull (114) and Whimbrel (3) at Torpoint early afternoon

Porthgwarra - Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm

HayleLittle Stint at Hayle Estuary RSPB in Carnsew Basin

DavidstowLittle Stint (juv) at Davidstow Airfield

TresillianCommon Sandpiper (2) at Tresillian Fal Garage (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Ruan LanihorneGreenshank (2) at Ruan Lanihorne Quay (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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