Saturday 6th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pink-footed Goose (M.Halliday)

Marazion – probable Bonaparte’s Gull briefly at Marazion. Iceland Gull (juv) in overflow car park

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) again on Trenance Pool at 1100hrs

HelfordCattle Egret (13) still at Newtown-in-St Martin in cattle field between Tretharrup Farm and Trewince Farm

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill lake this afternoon. Also Spotted Redshank

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary pool. Hawfinch (2) at Bowithick

The LizardRichard’s Pipit (2) between Kynance Cove and Caethillian Cove. Also Lapland Bunting. Pom Skua flew past Lizard Point.

WadebridgeHawfinch (5) still at Egloshayle cemetery

St MerrynHawfinch (2) at church

Mounts BayIceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Pom Skua and Great Northern Diver (8) in bay at 1655hrs

LooeGlaucous Gull (2w) on fish market roof. Siberian Chiffchaff and Black Redstart at Hannafore Point

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans Field at 0950hrs

HelstonFirecrest at Sewage Works. Black Redstart at Gunwalloe Cove

RoselandLong-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver in Pendower Bay

Men-An-TolHen Harrier (2) this evening

SennenSiberian Chiffchaff at Brew Pool


RameWoodlark (2+) in fields north of military road at 1035hrs

2 thoughts on “Saturday 6th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Penny

    We live very near Constantine on a farm and twice now we have seen a ‘giant crow’ bird, it’s has to be the size of a buzzard or more. We saw another one today at the crossroads at Gweek and Helston. We call it the giant crow but does anyone please know what it is..? It’s massive . Thank you.

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