Friday 8th August 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays birdwatching highlights in Cornwall include:

Wadebridge – No sign of Spotted Sandpiper at Camel Estuary today but Curlew Sandpiper, Sanderling, Knot, Ringed Plover (10), Turnstone, Greenshank (6), Dunlin (186), Black-tailed Godwit (32) and Little Tern. Also, Knot, Med Gull (3) and Sandwich Tern (27) at Padstow and Med Gull (17 inc.6 juvs) at Tregirls Beach. Green Sandpiper (6) at Clapper Marshes. (Thanks D.Julian)


Spotted Sandpiper at Camel Estuary yesterday (Photos:C.Selway)

Stithians ReservoirWood Sandpiper still this evening. Also Common Sandpiper (3), Little Grebe (9) and Little Egret (Thanks D.Jenkins and S.Taylor)

TorpointMed Gull (25+) from Marine Drive at St Johns Lake today

Sennen CoveMed Gull (10 ads, 1st sum and 2 juvs) on beach near lifeboat station this afternoon

Saltash OSPREY (juv) again along River Tamar.

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