Friday 9th January 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Polgigga **PINE BUNTING** (male) flew from Trevilley Farm then flew towards Higher Bosistow Farm this afternoon. (First record for the County if accepted) Also *CATTLE EGRET* (3) in ploughed field between Trevilley and Nanjizal this morning. (Thanks K.Wilson)

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** still SE of Zennor at Sperris Quoit this morning. Please view from a SENSIBLE distance.

StithiansGREAT GREY SHRIKE still behind stubble field between Golden Lion cutoff and Dam Car Park. Park at Dam car park and walk west to view.

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL (2x1w) still at Helston Boating Lake.

WadebridgeWhooper Swan (ad) still at Amble Marshes. Also Water Pipit, Hen Harrier (male), Merlin (2) and Jack Snipe.

FalmouthFirecrest and Med Gull still at Swanpool

GwithianWater Pipit on east side of island in main pool this morning. Also Scaup (3) and Shoveler (3).

MarazionSwallow, Kingfisher, Water pipit, Teal (110) and Shoveler (6) on marsh. Also Goldeneye (2) on sea and Scandinavian Rock Pipit on beach (Thanks D.Flumm)

Hannafore Water Pipit (1) and Common Sandpiper today (Thanks A.Dawson)

Mount HawkeFirecrest in private garden at Mount Hawke today (Thanks P.Roberts)

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