Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Wednesday 29th July 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen**Barolo Little Shearwater** off Pendeen Watch between 0817-0822hrs close inshore. Also Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (6), Common Scoter (2), Great Skua (2), Arctic Skua (2) and Storm Petrel past Pendeen Watch between 0600-0900hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB north of B3301 bridge

Monday 27th July 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB north of B3301 bridge early morning

St JustSabine’s Gull, Great Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Great Skua (5) past Cape Cornwall between 07:30-10:30hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel and Great Skua (4) past Pendeen between 06:00-10:30hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater and Pomarine Skua past Porthgwarra


Sunday 26th July 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen**Pterodroma sp.** (closely resembling light morph Kermadec Petrel) lingering with Manx Shearwater mid afternoon, no further sign by 1800hrs

Scillonian CrossingCory’s Shearwater (2) and Great Shearwater from Scillonian III this morning

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Arctic Tern (5) at Gwennap Head flew past 07.30-15.00hrs

PorthlevenCory’s Shearwater and Pom Skua (3) past Porthleven

The LizardSabine’s Gull (2), Pomarine Skua (4), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (2) past Lizard Point

Newlyn – Pomarine Skua (pale ad) off Penlee Point at 1600hrs. Pomarine Skua (3+), Arctic Skua (2+), Manx Shearwater (100s) and Risso’s Dolpin (4+) off LowLee buoy at 2030hrs (cbwps)

Downderry – Great Skua, Common Scoter (c15), Manx Shearwater (100s), and Common Tern (5) flew past between 1200-1300hrs. Whimbrel (3), Sanderling and Sandwich Tern (2) flew past earlier in day (Thanks A.Payne)

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary north of B3301 bridge

Saltash – Little Tern (ad) at Kingsmill Lake (cbwps)