Monday 21st July 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birdwatching highlights in Cornwall include:

HayleROSE-COLOURED STARLING (ad) reported again on Penpol Road between viaduct and Philp’s Pasty Shop this morning.

Hayle EstuaryCommon Sandpiper (4), Black-tailed Godwit (4), Whimbrel, Dunlin (3), Redshank (40+) on main Estuary. Also Wood Sandpiper and Med Gull (2nd Sum) on Copperhouse Creek this morning. Med Gull (ad and 2nd sum), Kingfisher and Whimbrel (2) in Ryans Field this evening.

Wadebridge Med Gull (2nd sum) by Town Bridge late morning. Also Scaup, 61 Redshank, 10 Common Sandpiper, 418 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Greenshank, 37 Dunlin, 1 Knot, 1 Ruff, 31 Little Egret and 739 Black-headed Gull on Camel Estuary.(per D.Julian)

TorpointMed Gull (41) on St Johns Lake from Marine Drive this afternoon.

Sennen  – Med Gull (2 ads, 2x 2nd sum and juv) in Cove today.

PorthgwarraPurple Sandpiper and Whimbrel (3) at Gwennap Head today

StithiansCommon Sandpiper (2) at reservoir (thanks S.Taylor)

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