Category Archives: Daily Sightings

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

Wednesday 4th March 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Falmouth - KING EIDER (1w drk) still off Maenporth just south of cove. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) at Swanpool still (Thanks D.Jones)

PenzancePACIFIC DIVER (ad) off Penzance harbour drifting east towards St.Michael’s Mount at 1343hrs

MarazionRING-BILLED GULL (ad) at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Siberian Chiffchaff

Gulval – LITTLE BUNTING east of Gulval in cauliflower field north of Ludgvan road by footpath

NewquayIceland Gull (juv) still at Gannel Estuary mid morning. Little Gull (1w) still at Gannel Estuary mid morning from the car park

St JustFirecrest at Cot Valley. Firecrest, Chough (4), Chiffchaff and Peregrine (male) at Kenidjack valley between 1300-1400hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

PortscathoSlavonian Grebe (7) off Portscatho

RoselandBlack-throated Diver (9) and Great Northern Diver (7) off Pendower Beach

St AustellRed-necked Grebe and Black-throated Diver (8) off Porthpean Beach

Tuesday 3rd March 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Falmouth - KING EIDER (1w drk) still off Maenporth.  Long-tailed Duck (1w drk) still at Swanpool

Gulval – LITTLE BUNTING east of Gulval in cauliflower field north of Ludgvan road by footpath

HayleCASPIAN GULL (2w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB at 17:30hrs

MarazionRING-BILLED GULL (ad) at Marazion Marsh RSPB until 10:45 then flew into bay. Also   Siberian Chiffchaff at Marazion Marsh RSPB

PonsanoothYellow-browed Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest at Ponsanooth Sewage Works

HelstonIceland Gull (juv) at Helston Boating Lake

NewquayIceland Gull (juv) still on Gannel Estuary then flew off. Also Little Gull (1w)

Monday 2nd March 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Falmouth - KING EIDER (1w drk) still off Maenporth at midday. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) at Swanpool still

Penzance – PACIFIC DIVER (ad) off Penzance viewable from marina at 1000hrs. Also Great Northern Diver (4)

Gulval – LITTLE BUNTING east of Gulval in cauliflower field north of Ludgvan road by footpath

HelstonIceland Gull at Helston Boating Lake

GwithianGlaucous Gull (juv) at St.Gothian Sands LNR on main pool at 09:55hrs

PonsanoothSiberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest at Ponsanooth Sewage Works

Sunday 1st March 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance - PACIFIC DIVER (ad) still off harbour this morning

Falmouth - KING EIDER (1w drk) still off Maenporth viewable east towards St Mawes at 13:15hrs. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Swanpool at 0950hrs. Also Long-tailed Duck (1w drk)

Ponsanooth – possible HUME’S LEAF WARBLER at sewage works

Newquay Iceland Gull and Little Gull (1w) on Gannel Estuary.

LooeRed-throated Diver offshore from Hannafore coastal path, between Hendersick and Horsestone this morning (Thanks M.Hughes)