Category Archives: Bird Sightings

Monday 14th March – Bird Sightings

0845-0930 – high tide produced 2w RING-BILLED GULL initially on Ryan’s Field then flew to main estuary amongst 420+ Black-headed Gulls, 17 Med Gulls and 8 Common Gulls. On Lelant Saltings there were 5 Grey Plover, 6 Oystercatchers, 25 Dunlin, 2 … Continue reading

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Recent March Sightings

A juvenile GLAUCOUS GULL was on the main estuary on the 1st and a 3w CASPIAN GULL was see on the 4th and 5th. A Common Sandpiper was on Ryan’s Field on the 6th and remained until 12th. A Water … Continue reading

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Recent February Sightings

A Water Pipit was on Lelant saltings on the 16th and then seen sporadically at Copperhouse Creek up to the 20th. The immature Spoonbill is still present as is the GN Diver on Carnsew Pool. An adult Yellow-legged Gull and … Continue reading

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Recent Sightings

The Spoonbill and GN Diver were both reported on Saturday and Sunday. Only other birds of note were 200+ Lapwing and a Sparrowhawk on Ryan’s Field on Saturday (CBWPS) Extremely windy on the main estuary at 0845 this morning with … Continue reading

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Friday 5th February 2016 Bird Sightings

Main Estuary – incoming tide at 1100hrs, birds seen from The Old Quay House Car park were: 35 Teal, 31 Wigeon, 34 Lapwing, 9 Golden Plover, 44 Curlew, 300+ Herring Gulls, 32 BH Gull, 4 Oystercatcher, 11 Shelduck, 43 Carrion … Continue reading

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Thursday 4th February 2016 Bird Sightings

Main Estuary – 1100hrs on the incoming tide at Lelant Saltings were: 85 Curlew, 16 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed godwit,30+ Wigeon, 3 Little Egret, SPOONBILL, 270+ Herring Gull, 60+ GBB Gull, 60+ LBB Gull, 160+ BH Gull, 40+ Teal and 8 Shelduck. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 3rd February 2016 Bird Sightings

Hayle Estuary (1100hrs) – 37 Curlew, 50+ Wigeon, Teal (not counted), 5 Rock Pipit, 16 Shelduck, 24 Carrion Crow, 112+ LBB Gull, 90+ GBB Gull, 168+ Herring Gull, 220+ BH Gull, 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Linnet, 8 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 19th January – Bird Sightings

Main Estuary – 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Goosander, 1 Spoonbill, 11 Grey Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 5 Common Gull, 3 Med Gull and 1 Peregrine on Lelant Saltings.  234 Lapwing and 1 Firecrest … Continue reading

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Friday 15th January 2016 Bird Sightings

Lelant Saltings – An adult LITTLE GULL was seen and photographed (to follow) from The Old Quay House Car Park this morning before flying off towards the harbour. Also, the WATER PIPIT showed well, 20+ Ringed Plover and the SPOONBILL … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th January 2016 Bird Sightings

Lelant Saltings – Birds at high tide this morning viewed from The Old Quay House Car park included: SPOONBILL, 2 Sanderling, 78 Dunlin, 8 Grey Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Oystercatchers, 60+ Teal, 2 Greenshank, 34 Ringed Plover, 18+ Redshank, … Continue reading

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