Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Sunday 24th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra **RED-EYED VIREO** in cover by car park at Porthgwarra at 1340hrs, still present at 1645hrs  (R.Augarde via Twitter). Also Pied Flycatcher

CamelfordSpotted Sandpiper still at Crowdy Reservoir

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2) still at Davidstow Airfield. Also Dotterel

TruroCattle Egret (2+) at St Clement at Menadews Farm

Lands End –  Wryneck at Lands End this morning

SaltashGreat White Egret at Kingmill Lake at 1800hrs

The LizardMelodious Warbler below Henry’s Campsite mid afternoon. Pied Flycatcher (4) at Lizard Village

PolgiggaIcterine Warbler trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley

HayleLittle Stint (2) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryan’s Field. Also Knot (5), Ruff (4) and Greenshank (9) and Yellow-legged Gull on estuary (Thanks S.Rogers)

Bodmin MoorWood Sanpidper and Little Stint (2) at Colliford lake

No sign of Wryneck at Sennen by Brew Road by Porthissick House

Saturday 23rd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camelford – Spotted Sandpiper still east of Camelford at Crowdy Reservoir on north shore east of dam with Common Sandpiper at 1240hrs

Davidstow – Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2 juv) still at Davidstow Airfield east of old control tower at 1240hrs, showing well

SennenBuff-breasted Sandpiper still on ploughed field SE of chapel at 1040hrs. Wryneck at Skewjack by Brew Road by Porthissick House

Ruan Lanihorne Purple Heron (juv) still at Sett Bridge at 1500hrs

HayleLittle Stint (3) at Hayle Estuary RSPB still. Also Curlew Sandpiper (3)

GwithianCurlew Sandpiper still at St Gothian Sands LNR

TorpointOsprey still at 1230hrs

SaltashOsprey at Kingsmill Lake then flew south at 1030hrs

Friday 22nd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camelford – SPOTTED SANDPIPER still east of Camelford at Crowdy Reservoir on north shore c400yds east of car park. (See Here for more photos)

Davidstow – Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2 juv) still at Davidstow Airfield east of old control tower mid morning, showing well

Sennen – Buff-breasted Sandpiper just SE of A30 in ploughed 100yards east of Escalls Chapel

HayleGrey Phalarope still this afternoon in main channel on estuary from causeway bridge. Also Little Stint (3) and Ruff (3). Ruff and Black-tailed Godwit (2) on Ryan’s Field. (Thanks S.Rogers and P.Freestone et al)

Thursday 21st September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camelford SPOTTED SANDPIPER still east of Camelford at Crowdy Reservoir on north shore c400yds east of car park this afternoon tho mobile (original found on Monday by B.Bonds. See Here for more photos)

Spotted Sandpiper(B.Bonds)

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2 juv) still at Davidstow Airfield east of old control tower mid morning, showing well

Buff-breasted Sandpipers (C.Selway)

SennenBuff-breasted Sandpiper just SE of A30 in ploughed 100yards west of Escalls Chapel at 0830hrs

Purple Heron (C.Hughes)

Ruan Lanihorne – Purple Heron again at Set Bridge this afternoomn (Thanks C.Hughes)

The Lizard – probable Yelkouan Shearwater off Lizard Point today (Thanks I.Maclean)

St Levan Dotterel (2) flying around north of St Levan Church at 1410hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

DevoranOsprey viewed from Devoran Quay at 0740hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Torpoint Osprey this afternoon at St Johns Lake (Thanks C.Buckland)

Rame Sooty Shearwater, Arctic Skua, Sandwich Tern (20), ‘Commic’ Tern (7), Kittiwake (8) and Med Gull (3) from Penlee Point today (Thanks C.Buckland)

Trevose Balearic Shearwater and Pom Skua past Trevose Head this morning

Gwithian Curlew Sandpiper at St Gothian Sands NR on main pool. Also Dunlin (7), Redshank and Wheatear (10)

Wednesday 20th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2) at Davidstow Airfield east of old control tower at 1355hrs, showing well

SennenBuff-breasted Sandpiper still in field east of A30 200 yards west of chapel at 0915hrs

Ruan Lanihorne Purple Heron flew north upriver from Set Bridge at 1007hrs (Thanks L.Langley)

St Buryan Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (14), Balearic Shearwater (5), Arctic Skua (8), Graet Skua (4), Med Gull and Chough (2) pst Tater-du early morning (Thanks M.McKee)

Devoran Osprey again off Devoran today (Thanks J.Hicks et al)

Bude Snow Goose (2) of unknown origin at Maer Lake. Also Black-tailed Godwit (32) (Thanks P.Roseveare)

Tuesday 19th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield on central runway 100 yards west of control tower at 0715hrs

Sennen – Buff-breasted Sandpiper in field by A30 100 yards west church this evening

St LevanOrtolan Bunting in field north of Grey Gables then at 1300hrs flew towards Roskestal Farm

WadebridgeCattle Egret (7) still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1130hrs

Ruan Lanihorne Purple Heron (juv) at Sett Bridge

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler (2+) at Kenidjack Valley

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

HelstonGrey Phalarope (4) reported at Loe Bar off Sluice briefly

PendeenGrey Phalarope on sea off Pendeen Watch late afternoon

TorpointOsprey (3) at St Johns Lake from Chapeldown road at 1325hrs

 

Monday 18th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorSpotted Sandpiper at Crowdy reservoir on west side at 1620hrs (Thanks B.Bond)

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield by control tower this morning (Thanks A.Langdon, et al)

HelstonGrey Phalarope still at boating lake (Thanks J.St Ledger, J.Hicks  et al)