Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Saturday 27th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelstonGreat White Egret at Loe Pool this evening

Falmouth Red Kite over Pennance Road towards Swanpool at 0905hrs; Red Kite over town at 0945hrs flew towards Mylor; Red Kite over Old Hill towards Mylor at 1155hrs (Thanks M.Burnley, A.McGowan and P.Freestone)

HelfordRed Kite (3) flew up Gillan Creek at 1200hrs (Thanks P.Sheppard)

Torpoint Red Kite flew north over Sheviock  (Thanks J.Williams)

Wadebridge – Red Kite over Dinham at 1053hrs (Thanks D.Julian et al)

PoldhuRed Kite flew over at 1215hrs (Thanks S.Bearhop)

TrevenenRed Kite flew south over Trevenen at 1550hrs (Thanks S.Bearhop)

Friday 26th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

All RED KITE sighting have now been transferred to the map. Please ‘click’ on the kite icons for more information. Thanks to the following for submitting their sightings (with apologies for any omissions!) A.Bond, C&J Keast, R.Hosken, J&P Rutter, G.Hobin, D.Flumm, R.Kirkwood, V.Walker; N.Phillips, C.Reed, A,Nicholson, S.Foster, P.Geddes, J.Holmes, J.Chapple, H.West, I.Maclean, G.Wills, J.Morgan, J.Summers, R.Bowers, L.Dudley, M.Tremewan, F.Trewin, B.Tregunna, J.Chapman, G.Eston, W.Brown, Dean, K.Hugo, C.William, T,Chatfield, B.Makin, S.Gay, D.Hall, M.Hodges, N.Miles, CBWPS, E.Owen et al.

Nanjizal Melodious Warbler trapped and ringed this morning at Nanjizal valley (please keep to public rights of way) (Thanks K.Wilson)

Sennen Quail calling north of Sennen School this morning (Thanks K.Wilson)

CamelfordBlack Kite flew over at 1810hrs. Also Red Kite (4) (Thanks A.Bond)

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Thursday 25th May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SancreedRed Kite (50) flew west between 1300-1630hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

Connor DownsRed Kite (34) flew over Treeve Lane 1245 – 1445. Also Hobby. Further 3 Red Kite over Connor Downs School, 2 over main village and 4 in Roseworthy dip. (Thanks P.Freestone)

CamborneRed Kite (25) flew SW over Kehelland between 1400-1645hrs (Thanks A.Flumm)

Hayle – Red Kite (23) flew over Ventonleague (Thanks J&P Rutter). Red Kite (3+) flew over A30 between Hayle and Roseworthy Dip this afternoon (Thanks J.Fogey and A.Jones)

PenzanceRed Kite (9+) flew over (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre)

St AgnesRed Kite (4) flew over this afternoon (Thanks D.Hugo)

GodolphinRed Kite (3) flew over this afternoon (Thanks J.Rogers)

EgloshayleRed Kite flew over this morning (Thanks P.Trevena)

Goss MoorRed Kite flew over at 1045hrs (Thanks D.Dennis)

MabeRed Kite flew east over Mabe at 1450hrs (Thanks G.Wills)

BodminRed Kite flew low SE over Carminowe Cross (Thanks P.Miles)

GwithianRed Kite flew SE over Gwithian Lane at 1015hrs (Thanks P.Freestone)

PolgiggaIceland Gull at Higher Bosistow this afternoon

Nanjizal – Iceland Gull flew over valley

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (5) and Turnstone (21) at Jubilee Pool this evening (Thanks S.Enright)

Monday 22nd May 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgePectoral Sandpiper still at Walmsley this afternoon. Also Sanderling (Thanks A.Langdon)

Land’s End Purple Heron just off A30 in pines at Swingates House late morning

Nanjizal Serin flew over Nanjizal Valley prior to 0700hrs (Thanks P.Roseveare)

SennenIceland Gull still in fields opposite Skewjack Farm in ploughed fierld by B3315 this afternoon

HelstonRed Kite over A39 mid afternoon (Thanks B.Porter)

ZennorQuail flushed from Porthmeor Point at 1200hrs (cbwps)

HayleLittle Ringed Plover from causeway this evening (cbwps)

FalmouthFirecrest singing at Penryn Campus today (Thanks C.Urquhart)