Monday 2nd March 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** still at Sperris Quiot this afternoon. Also Hen Harrier (2 ringtails)

Polgigga*CATTLE EGRET* (3) flew NW over Polgigga this afternoon and Iceland Gull (2) One of which later died. Also Wheatear.

Belventor – Hawfinch (1+) still in Upper Fowey Valley on track leading to Ninestones, 50 yrds further on than cattle grid in hedgerow on right (Thanks J.Batey)

Feock – Red-breasted Merganser (male and redhead), BN Grebe (10) and Velvet Scoter (2) off Loe Beach early afternoon (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Newlyn – Glaucous Gull (1st yr) and Iceland Gull (1st yr) still in harbour, (Thanks G.Hobin) also Black Redstart. And BN Grebe still at Sandy Cove.

Porthgwarra – Black Redstart (4) and Wheatear today.

Wadebridge – Water Pipit (3) again at Treraven Meadows NR.

Gwithian – Snow Bunting (1st w/Fem) still at St Gothian Sands NR. Scaup (3) still on main pool.

Devoran – Greenshank (15), Knot (7), Bar-tailed Godwit (2) and Black-tailed Godwit (5) in Devoran Creek at high tide this morning. (Thanks H.Cook)

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