Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Monday 15th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (15) and Great Northern Diver (23)

Newlyn Iceland Gull (ad )in harbour, not Kumlien’s Gull as reported

Penryn Iceland Gull (ad) flew over mid morning

Cape CornwallSooty Shearwater flew south past at 1040hrs

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest in hedge by sewage works at 1140hrs

TruroSpotted Redshank at Tresillian

CoverackBlack Redstart on seafront

 

Sunday 14th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Hen Harrier (ringtail). Caspian Gull (ad) reported at Colliford lake

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (1+) at Caethillian Cove still near pumping station at 0930hrs. Short-eared Owl at Kynance Downs

SennenCattle Egret in cattle field behind Gwenvor

HayleRing-billed Gull (1w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1430hrs then flew south. Spoonbill still on Ryans field. Firecrest at Ryans Field

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool (Thanks M.Worden)

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck (Thanks M.Worden)

MillbrookRing-billed Gull (2w) reported on pond

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake in field at Randolph viewed from China Fleet Nature Trail

WadebridgeHawfinch (2+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery

FeockHawfinch (2) still at St Feock Church at 1430hrs. Black-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver offshore

NewlynIceland Gull (3,  ad + 2 juv) at Newlyn Harbour. Also Glaucous Gull

MarazionIceland Gull (juv) in field on west side of Marazion Marsh RSPB

PenzanceYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Morrab Gardens

PortscathoSlav Grebe (2) in harbour and Long-tailed Duck (fem) and Black-throated Diver (4) offshore

PerranporthPom Skua (ad pale) flew west past at 1020hrs

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff (2+) and Firecrest (1+) in hedge by sewage works

DriftBlack-necked Grebe at Drift Reservoir still

LelantFirecrest in gorse by railway platform at 1430hrs

Saturday 13th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TruroCattle Egret at St Clement in field still

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool

NewlynIceland Gull (juv) on north wall of harbour. Black Redstart on house at Lower Green Street

MarazionGlaucous Gull (juv) flew east past

SennenGreat Northern Diver (2) at Sennen Cove

 

Friday 12th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem), Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (2), Red-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver still off Lower Porthpean (Thanks GE and LA Carr)

Portscatho – Long-tailed Duck in harbour

PenzancePom Skua and Great Northern Diver (4) offshore

MarazionIceland Gull (juv) at Marazion Marsh RSPB at main entrance

CoverackIceland Gull (2w) at Coverack harbour still

TorpointFirecrest at Anthony Road in hedge by tarmac footpath at 1145hrs

Thursday 11th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelfordCattle Egret (9+) still at Newtown-in-St Martin in cattle field by Tretharrup Farm turning

St Austell Surf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem), Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and Slav Grebe still off Lower Porthpean

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (2) still at Caethillian Cove near pumping station. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2)

HayleCaspian Gull (sub ad) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Spoonbill

PendeenGlaucous Gull (juv) flew past Pendeen Watch

NewlynIceland Gull (ad) at Newlyn harbour still this morning

WadebridgeHawfinch (2+) at Egloshayle in cemetery at 0900hrs. Spoonbill still at Walmsley Sanctuary from Tower hide at 1035hrs

FeockHawfinch (2) still at Feock Church. Black-necked Grebe (8+), Slav Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (3) off Loe beach

HelfordBlack-necked Grebe at Ferryboat in

HelstonYellow-browed Warbler at sewage works

Penzance Black Redstart on rocks by railway station

DriftPink-footed Goose at Drift reservoir still

Wednesday 10th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary Pool

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem), Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (3) still off Lower Porthpean

HelfordCattle Egret (5+) still at Newtown-in-St Martin in cattle field by Tretharrup Farm turning

TruroCattle Egret (3) at St Clement at Menadews Farm

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (2) still at Caethillian Cove near pumping station. Also Lapland Bunting

WadebridgeHawfinch (2) at Egloshayle still in cemetery at 0920hrs tho mobile

FeockHawfinch still at Feock Church. Black-necked Grebe (4) in Carrick Roads

FalmouthBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver off Maenporth

DriftGlaucous Gull (juv) and Pink-footed Goose still at Drift reservoir

HayleWater Pipit still on Ryans field

No sign of Great White Egret at Stithians reservoir

Tuesday 9th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelfordCattle Egret (15) still at Newtown-in St Martin in cattle field between Tretharrup Farm and Trewince Farm

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool

StithiansGreat White Egret at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off this afternoon

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (2) still between Kynance Cove and Lizard Point at Caethillian Cove near pumping station. Also Lapland Bunting

St Merryn Hawfinch (3) at church

FeockHawfinch (2) at St Feock Church in garden with bird feeders by old vicarage

St AustellVelvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck off Lower Porthpean still

DriftIceland Gull at Drift reservoir at 1145hrs then flew off. Also Black-necked Grebe (3)

Marazion – Iceland Gull still on flood by car park at 0945hrs until 1220hrs then flew off