Monday 5th May 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Penzance – *CATTLE EGRET* (9) still near Newmill at Boscreege Farm this morning

Sancreed Golden Oriole (male) 3/4ml SW of Sancreed at Caer Bran Hill Fort this morning. *CATTLE EGRET*(3) still near Drift Reservoir at Treganhoe Farm.

NanjizalHoopoe in fields between Trevilley Farm and Nanjizal Valley. Also *SUBALPINE WARBLER* still at seaward end of Nanjizal Valley in scrub near Faraway Cottage, though elusive.

Colliford Lake Golden Oriole in willows near tip of eastern arm at 14.00hrs. Also Garganey (drk)

Rame HeadGolden Oriole (2) and Wood Warbler reported along coast path at Penlee (Thanks C.Buckland)

The LizardShort Eared Owl seen mid afternoon on telegraph pole at Windmill Farm NR (Thanks A.Blyth)

SennenIceland Gull off lifeboat station again this morning.

Stithians Hobby flew north from Carnkie towards Reservoir this afternoon

WadebridgeWood Sandpiper (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary at 08.30hrs

TruroWhimbrel (6) on river at St Clements this morning (Thanks S.Taylor)

Cot ValleyLesser Whitethroat and Swift (3) (Thanks C.Yates)

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