Photo of the week

Kingfisher, Stithians Reservoir, 5/8/22, Adrian Lea

Photo of the week

Kingfisher, Stithians Reservoir, 5/8/22, Adrian Lea

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Our Latest news


A cause for celebration! This year marks 20 years since the first Cornish born choughs were seen once again out on the cliffs. Conservationists are celebrating the milestone with…

Did you see the article about CBWPS in the recent Birdwatching Magazine?

A piece on Cornwall Birds history, our reserves and some surprising finds was published in this months edition and well worth a read. To get yourself a copy please…

Sand Martins on a golf course? Whatever next!

In May this year, we were contact by a member of the public with concerns about a colony of Sand Martins which in previous years had suffered disturbance leading…