The little egret is a small white heron with attractive white plumes on crest, back and chest, black legs and bill and yellow feet.
A tall, often solitary bird, the Grey Heron is one of the UK's most familiar birds. We are fortunate to have a natural heronry on Polwheveral Creek.
The Cormorant is a large, black, fish-eating bird with a long, hook-tipped bill. They can be seen on both coastal and inland waters.
The common buzzard is a medium-to-large bird of prey which has a large range and are often seen above the creeks.
These distinctive birds are often seen as a blue flash whilst hunting for fish. They' re small, bright blue and orange birds of slow moving or still water.
Common & Grey Seals
On occasions we get to see these amazing large mammals on the Helford and on Polwheveral Creek.
A few times each year we get to see these incredible aquatic mammals including common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins & rise dolphins.