Friday 25th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Cot Valley **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still at top end of valley by Daisy Cottage.

Tehidy Country Park **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still this morning at back of cafe.

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Humes Leaf Warbler, Tehidy (photo:M.Sallis) and Brambling (photo:P.Freestone)

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (20) today in fields at Treganhoe Farm

Stithians Reservoir ICELAND GULL (2W) off Carmenellis Causeway this morning. Bittern again from southern Cutoff at 16.05hrs (thanks S.Taylor)

St IvesGLAUCOUS GULL again in harbour briefly this morning.

Newlyn – ICELAND GULL (juv) still. Also BN Grebe in harbour and Whimbrel at Roskilly

Hayle EstuaryICELAND GULL (juv) on estuary this afternoon. Avocet still and Med Gull (8).

GwithianBrambling (4) in field on left after last house in village on road towards Hayle. No sign of Little Gull at St Gothian Sands NR (Cornwall Birding)

Helston – No sign of Ring-billed Gull on boating lake up to 12.15hrs today. (Cornwall Birding)

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Bird News courtesy of RBA unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you e-mail or phone all significant bird news direct to Rare Bird Alert 02070 382820.

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