Photo of the week

Cory’s Shearwater off Porthgwarra, 26th June, Nigel Rogers

Photo of the week

Pacific Golden Plover at Stithians Reservoir- 16th June – Mike Spicer

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Our Latest news

15th June 2022

Helston: 2 Swift over this morning. (S Ford)…

Walmsley Sanctuary Access – May 2022 (UPDATE)

***UPDATE – Swift work by Council contractors has seen the bridge now opened to traffic and pedestrains again, so access to the reserve is now possible.*** The bridge at…

CBWPS Membership Secretary Role

Sadly Carol Hughes, Cornwall Birds Membership Secretary, has decided to step down as Membership Secretary for personal reasons. Carol has in three years vastly improved a system that was…