Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Thursday 5th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRed-footed Falcon flew north over Bass point. Turtle Dove on Pentreath Lane

Newquay – Common Crane over Gannel Estuary towards Mullocks Bridge at 17:15

Morvah – Golden Oriole (male) 1/2ml east of Morvah in field

DriftGreat White Egret at Drift Reservoir on north shore this evening

Porthgwarra – Turtle Dove behind car park at 16:30. Hobby (2) over Raftra. Also Yellow Wagtail (2). Great Northern Diver (3) flew over

North CliffsHen Harrier (male) at North Cliffs (cbwps)

Menheniot – Red Kite nearby, at Quethiock (cbwps)

St Just Lesser Whitethroat singing around donkey field at east end of Cot Valley (cbwps)

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB

Wednesday 4th May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – Red-footed Falcon (male) at Hayle Estuary at 19:40 flew north over Copperhouse Creek. Spoonbill (imm) still on Hayle Estuary

The LizardGolden Oriole (2) at Croft Pascoe

Drift – Great White Egret at Drift Reservoir in NW arm this evening

Porthgwarra – Great Northern Diver (2) flew past Porthgwarra

StithiansWhimbrel (24) at Stithians reservoir

FalmouthSwift (3) over Cemetery (Thanks M.Burnley)

Monday 2nd May 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DriftAmerican Herring Gull (1s) again at Drift reservoir

Lands EndHoopoe reported at Lands End

PorthgwarraPom Skua, Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua past Gwennap Head

MouseholePom skua flew past

HayleSpoonbill still on estuary this afternoon. Also Little Gull

PendeenCuckoo (2) at Lighthouse (Thanks J.Winn)