Monday 24th December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Polgigga  – **BLYTH’S PIPIT** flew west over Polgigga at 14.15hrs and may have landed in fields at Trebehor.

HelstonCATTLE EGRET (4) between Helston and Porthleven by B3304 at Penventon Farm mid afternoon

St IvesCATTLE EGRET (6) in cattle field west of Halsetown opposite riding stables on B3311 plus two birds in field opposite Balnoon Inn at north end of Old Coach Road. (latter two later joined the six in the original field.

LelantCATTLE EGRET (1) over Lelant Saltings flew West towards Tempest Company at midday (thanks M.Haliday)

Drift/SancreedCATTLE EGRET (9) today in fields at Treganhoe Farm

Penzance Woodlark (2) flew over Ludgvan and appeared to land in fields off Blowing House Lane

Hayle EstuaryGW TEAL (drk) still in main channel plus Avocet and DB Brent Goose (2)

Cot ValleyYellow-browed Warbler still in trees by Daisy Cottage


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