Monday 21st January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Tehidy Country Park – Possible **HUME’S WARBLER** reported. Previously reported as Yellow-browed Warbler around pond west of cafe.

Cot Valley**HUME’S WARBLER** still at top end of valley near Daisy Cottage

Newquay*CATTLE EGRET* (7) near Trennistick Farm in cattle field east of Crantock Plains Touring Park this morning

Stithians*CATTLE EGRET* (1) in fields north of reservoir, viewed from Golden Lion Cutoff. Also, Med Gull (ad and 2w) and Goosander (2) but no sign of bittern.

Wadebridge *CATTLE EGRET* (1) with Little Egret (3) at Dinham Flats early afternoon. Also Jack Snipe (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary.

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (7) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm

St IvesGLAUCOUS GULL still in harbour area for most of day and showing well

Newlyn ICELAND GULL (2) in harbour area. Also BN Grebe (2) still. Whimbrel reported near Mousehole

SennenICELAND GULL (1) on Cowloe early afternoon

Siblyback ReservoirGoosander (3) today (thanks J.Batey)


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