Saturday 14th July 2007 – Bird Reports

Hayle Estuary – LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER (sum.plum) showing well from Lelant Saltings at 08.37 hrs then moved to middle of Estuary with the receding tide. Still there late morning but proving elusive. Also, Greenshank (3), Dunlin (6), Whimbrel (2), Med Gulls (thanks M.Halliday)

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Summer plumage Long-billed Dowitcher – Hayle estuary today. (Photo:M.Halliday)

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Summer plumage Long-billed Dowitcher with Curlew, Hayle Estuary this morning (photo:M.Halliday)

Hayle Estuary – LITTLE-RINGED PLOVER (juv) on Ryan’s Field.

Falmouth – Med Gull (ad) still on Penryn River

Percuil River – Curlew (48), Redshank (6), Little Egret(1) (thanks S.Wilcock)

Porthgwarra – Sooty Sh’water (1), Manx Sh’water (250+)

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