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 August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) 500 yards west of Perranuthnoe at 15:15 at Boat Cove NT then flew north. Park in and take costal path west

The Lizard – Wryneck at Soap Rock at 14:30. Balearic Shearwater flew past The Lizard Point this morning

Penzance – Great Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater (3) from boat this evening

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater flew west past Gwennap Head at 16:40. Whinchat at Porthgwarra

StithiansWood Sandpiper (2) still at Stithians Reservoir

DriftRuff at Drift Reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

No sign of Citrine Wagtail (1w) at Raftra Farm by 11:00

Friday 26th August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove then flew west at 09:38, no news since

Restronguet – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Restronguet Creek from Point Quay at midday

PolgiggaCitrine Wagtail (1w) still at Raftra Farm at end of lane on small pool by farm dump

Stithians – Wood Sandpiper (5) still at Stithians Reservoir from Stuart Hutchings Hide at 0715hrs

HayleCurlew Sandpiper (juv) at Hayle Estuary on Carnsew Pool at 10:30 the flew west

 

Thursday 25th August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove NT at 06:55 then flew east

Restronguet – Dalmatian Pelican still Restronguet Creek from Point Quay at 11:00

Polgigga – Citrine Wagtail at Raftra Farm at end of lane on small pool by farm dump

Porthgwarra – Barred Warbler on verge 150 yards north of Dolphin House

StithiansWood Sandpiper at Stithians Reservoir still at south end from Carnmenellis causeway

BudeLittle Stint and Curlew Sandpiper at Maer Lake CBWPS

Bodmin Moor – Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper (3) at Siblyback Lake

Wednesday 24th August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove then flew to offshore rocks. Park in Perranuthnoe & take the coastal path

RestronguetDalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Restronguet Creek from Point Quay at 11:05 in dead tree at high tide showing well

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Gwennap Head

Pendeen – Balearic Shearwater flew past Pendeen Watch this morning

Stithians – Wood Sandpiper (2) still at Stithians Reservoir from Stuart Hutchings Hide this evening

Torpoint – Long-tailed Duck still at St John’s Lake by jetty at 09:00

Rame – Pied Flycatcher (2) at Rame Head at piggery this morning

 

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra  – *BOOTED WARBLER* between 60ft cover and Stonewall Pool at 1545hrs (M.Wallace via Twitter). No further sign this evening but *Greenish Warbler* at top end of 60 foot cover

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) still in Boat Cove at 15:35

Restronguet – Dalmatian Pelican still at Restronguet Creek opposite Point Quay at 10:55

TruroSPOONBILL with Little Egrets along Truro River at high tide this morning (Thanks S.Trevena)

Lands EndTURTLE DOVE flew SE over Treeve Moor at 10.50hrs (Thanks P&H Taylor)

Hayle EstuaryGreen Sandpiper briefly at Lelant Saltings this morning. Also Knot, Ringed Plover, Dunlin and Common Sandpiper. Black-tailed Godwit (1) and Bar-tailed Godwit (2) on Ryan’s Field. Also Kingfisher (2) and Common Sandpiper (2).

Gwithian Ruff (juv) and Dunlin (ad and 3 juv) at St Gothian Sands early morning. Also Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Wheatear (4) and Yellow Wagtail.

Wadebridge – Merlin from Burniere Hide this morning (Thanks S Grose)

Scillonian crossing – Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel (3) from Scillonian III this morning

Bodmin Moor – Curlew Sandpiper (4), Dunlin (9), Common Sandpiper (3), Ringed Plover (10), Stonechat  (3. juv) and Winchat at Siblyback lake (Thanks J.Eames)

Rock  – Med Gull (117) and Sandwich Tern (36) at Porthilly beach (Thanks S.Grose)