Monday 8th October 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Hayle EstuarySPOONBILL (2w) still all day, Blk-tailed Godwit (2), Bar-tailed Godwit (8), Knot (1), Little Egret (15), Kingfisher (2), Sandwich Tern (9), Pintail (3 eclipse drk) Common Tern (1). (M.Halliday et al) GREAT WHITE EGRET (2) reported flying over early morning. No other information or further sightings.

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Spoonbill and Common Tern at Hayle Estuary (photos J.H.Johns)

MarazionSpotted Crake still from stone pillar along red river track. Jack Snipe (1).

St LevenRichards Pipit flew over NE late morning.

PolgiggaTurtle Dove reported. No further details.

Cot Valley YB Warbler reported again this morning.

Pendeen RB Shrike (juv) still west of road to Pendeen Lighthouse by coastal path and showing well.

NanajizalWryneck still by Nanjizal House this morning.

Tresillian Spotted Redshank (2), Water Rail (1), Common Sandpiper (1) (thanks M.Jones) 

Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated.

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