Friday 23rd November 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Hayle EstuaryGreen-winged Teal (drk) still in main channel from causeway at 07.15hrs (thanks L.Proctor) Med Gull (2 ads) plus Med Gull (ad) at Copperhouse Creek.

St Buryan*CATTLE EGRET* (2); one NE of St Buryan in horse field from B3283 opposite Higher Trevorrian; one in fields NE of Higher Trevorrian.

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (2) still SE of Drift along Chyenal Road in cattle field at Tresvennack Farm this morning then (2) in fields west of Drift and North of A30.

Marazion Marsh RSPB – Firecrest this morning and possible Siberian Chiffchaff . Possible PACIFIC DIVER between St Michaels Mount and Long Rock Beach car park this afternoon but no further sign after 16.40hrs. Plus BT Diver (2) and Med Gull on beach.

St Gothian Sands NR – Little Gull (1w) at 15.40hrs on main pool, plus Little Grebe (4) (P.Freestone) Plus Water Pipit Still

PorthscathoRed-necked Grebe offshore today

Gerrans Bay Black-throated Diver (8) Slav Grebe and Pale-bellied Brent Goose today

Falmouth Firecrest still at Swanpool.

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