TOP BIRDWATCHING SPOTS IN CORNWALL
Cornwall is a wonderful place to spot sea birds, the Cornish landscape is perfect for all sorts of birds, some of which are very rare. If you book a ROOM at the Garrrack you may find yourself on the doorstep of some great bird watching areas.
Below are just a few of our favourites , we often receive guests here at the Garrack Hotel who enjoy walking, these wonderful Clift top walks are literally just out side the front door.But if your up for a little drive, these top designations are just below.
The wonderful Hayle Estuary is the most south westerly estuary in the UK, is home to a wide variety of wetland birds. Buy far winter is easily the best time to visit, this is when you can see a large flocks of teals and wigeons and maybe a vagrant ring-billed gull from North America, this is also a great sport for Canadian Geese.
Lizard Point has a combination of mild maritime climates , its a complex and unique geology has produced an area with a highly distinctive character, well known for its rare and unusual flora and where the famous call of the Cornish chough is never far away.
The beuitiful Isles of Scilly are a super place to see and spot seabirds. Whilst many seabirds can be seen all year, others only fly in to breed during April to September. If you want to see the rather rare puffins and other auks then a visit to the islands between mid April and July , a guilder tour with an expert is advised.
Not far from Penzance Marazion Marsh is a reed bed very closet to the sea which plays home to a variety of wetland birds here in Cornwall. The reserve has become an important wintering site for bitterns and a regular stopover for the globally threatened aquatic warbler, a beautiful bird but very rarely seen.