Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Saturday 25th April 2015  Cornwall Bird Sightings

Gwithian Ring Billed Gull (1w) at St Gothian Sands again at 10am then flew out to sea. Also Cuckoo, Whitethroat and Whimbrel (25) late morning. (Thanks S.Rogers and P.Freestone) 

HayleRing Billed Gull (1w) still at Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway early afternoon

St JustWryneck at Kenidjack Valley at 0800hrs in donkey paddock by last house. Ring Ouzel (male) at Kenidjack Valley at 10:00 on coastal path between Kenidjack & Cape Cornwall

St IvesRing Ouzel (15+) at Rosewall Hill

Friday 24th April 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – Wryneck on cycle track mid morning

St LevanWryneck in garden of Granary Cottage this afternoon 

PorthgwarraWryneck at 60 foot Cover this morning

HayleRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans Field 

MarazionGreat White Egret still at Marazion Marsh RSPB 

St IvesRing Ouzel (12+) still at Buttermilk Hill

GwithianGlaucous Gull (ad) still at St Gothian Sands LNR 

Polgigga - Iceland Gull at Arden-sawah 

St JustPied Flycatcher (male) and Ring Ouzel (male) at Cot Valley

Thursday 23rd April 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionGreat White Egret at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PorthcurnoHoopoe in garden

GwithianRing-billed Gull (1s) at St.Gothian Sands LNR. Also Glaucous Gull (ad) still at St.Gothian Sands LNR on dead seal late morning

HayleRing-billed Gull (1w) at Hayle Estuary on Ryans Field at 1022hrs

NanquidnoWryneck at Nanquidno Valley at bottom in last garden opposite mill

Bodmin MoorWryneck at Nine Stones at Halvana Plantation

St Ives - Ring Ouzel (22) at Buttermilk Hill this evening

Wednesday 22nd April 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

**All news courtesy of Birdnet unless otherwise stated**

*Late News* – Friday 17th April – WHITE -BILLED DIVER in heavy seas 3 Miles off Rosemullion Head at 3pm. (Thanks M.Woodman-Smith)

Land’s EndSubalpine Warbler briefly in gorse in NE corner of Treeve Moor before flying off. Also Ring Ouzel

Hayle – 1w Ring Billed Gull again on Ryan’s Field at 0800hrs

Gwithian - 1s Ring Billed Gull at St Gothian Sand NR this afternoon. Also  adult Glaucous Gull still.

MarazionGreat White Egret again at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning flew into channel viewed form viewpoint on main road.

Scillonian IIIHoopoe flew over Scillonian III towards Cornwall this morning at 1100hrs

Sennen - Hoopoe flew over A30 just north of Trevorian Road junction and possibly landed behind building site at 0735hrs. Also Wryneck along cycle track south of Trinity Pool.

Kenidjack - Wryneck in valley at Lower Kenidjack at midday.

NewquayMerlin over Gannel Estuary at 0630hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Tuesday 21st April 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Gothian Sands – Probable/possible THAYER’S GULL on island briefly then flew towards Hayle early afternoon. Also adult Glaucous Gull, Yellow Wagtail (2), Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper.

Adult Glaucous Gull (P.Freestone)

Hayle – 1w Ring Billed Gull again on Ryan’s field this afternoon

Camborne - Woodchat Shrike again in field opposite Cogegoes Farm. Viewed from minor road  to Penponds.

Marazion MarshGreat White Egret still at RSPB Marazion Marsh (Thanks S,Rogers)

Penzance – Purple Heron flew south over over A30 at Heamoor

KenidjackWryneck at seaward end of valley (CBWPS)

Land’s EndWryneck near Trinity Pool today (CBWPS)