Friday 18th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Wadebridge*CATTLE EGRET* in fields at Walmsley Sanctuary (thanks R.Treeby)

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (7) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm.

Wadebridge *CATTLE EGRET* (3) still south of St Breock in fields at Hay Farm. Viewed from Windfarm.

Cot Valley**HUME’S WARBLER** reported again at top end of valley near Daisy Cottage

Newlyn Black-necked Grebe still in harbour (thanks R.Treeby)

Tehidy Country ParkYellow-browed Warbler still in clear felled area at back of first pond from cafe at 12.40hrs (thanks R.Treeby)

MillbrookCommon Gull (25) and Med Gull (2w) (thanks C.Buckland)

College Reservoir Med Gull (4) and Marsh Tit (2) (thanks H.Cook)

Argall Reservoir Goosander (2) and Goldeneye (thanks H.Cook)

Hayle EstuaryAvocet, Grey Plover (35), Bar-tailed Godwit (5) Med Gull (4 ads and 2x2w)

Copperhouse Creek GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) early afternoon then later possibly same bird on St Ives harbour beach.

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