Friday 19th December 2008 Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Stithians *CATTLE EGRET* on NW side of reservoir from Golden Lion hide at 16.00hrs.

PenzanceICELAND GULL (1w) at Newlyn Harbour this afternoon. Also Med Gull at Tolcarne Beach and Purple Sandpiper (16) on rocks by Jubilee Pool. Swallow (3) still at Heliport.

Marazion No sign of white morph GYR today but Bittern flushed from Red River at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Water Pipit (2) on reserve and another still on beach.

WadebridgeWater Pipit (6) at Treraven Meadows NR. Also Green Sandpiper (2) and Common Sandpiper (5)

TruroAvocet (1), Black-tailed Godwit (10) and Greenshank (2) at Tresillian this morning (Thanks D.Jenkins)

Boscastle Barn Owl on road between Boscastle and Camelford early morning (Thanks T.Simons)

Hayle Barn Owl along Cheynals Road, near entrance to Jeepers Go-Karting at 20.00hrs (Thanks M.Blyth)

MylorVelvet Scoter (2) in the Carrick Roads today (Thanks D.Eva)

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