Monday 17th March 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Today birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (5+) in fields at Treganhoe Farm still early afternoon.

Sennen Cove ICELAND GULL (2w and 2 juvs) on Cowloe this evening.

Trevose HeadLAPLAND BUNTING (1) still opposite coastguard cottages. Also Corn Bunting (40+), Brambling (5) and Wheatear (3) (thanks C.Buckland)

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Corn Buntings at Trevose Head today (photos: C.Buckland)

Stithians – *CATTLE EGRET* still at Golden Lion cutoff. RING-BILLED GULL (1w) again from hide at south end. Also Sand Martin (5), RN Duck (fem) and Bittern still on southern cutoff. (thanks S.Taylor)

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Birds at Stithians today. (photos:J.H.Johns)

NewlynICELAND GULL still in harbour

Gwithian Water Pipit again at St Gothian Sands NR this morning.

St IvesWheatear (2) at Clodgy this morning (thanks M.Rouncefield)

Siblyback ReservoirSand Martin (80+) this morning (thanks J.Batey)

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