Saturday 19th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Cot Valley**HUME’S WARBLER** still at top end of valley in area of Daisy Cottage

Drift *CATTLE EGRET* (5) still in area of Sellan Farm today

Camel Estuary*CATTLE EGRET* (2) went to roost with Little Egrets at Dinham Flats this evening.

St Ives - ICELAND GULL (3) one bird on Smeatons Pier and two on Porthgwidden Beach this morning. Plus GLAUCOUS GULL (2) on Porthgwidden Beach. (thanks M.Rouncefield)

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Glaucous Gull (above) and Iceland Gull (below) this morning at St Ives (photos M.Rouncefield)

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Hayle EstuaryICELAND GULL (1) from Lelant Station at 11.50hrs. GLAUCOUS GULL (1) at high tide this afternoon, plus Avocet, Med Gull (2 ads, 2x2w and 1w) (thanks M.Halliday)

SancreedGLAUCOUS GULL flew over west at 10.40hrs

Carbis BayRed-throated Diver (2), GN Diver (1), Slav. Grebe (1) (Cornwall Birding)

Tehidy Country ParkYellow-browed Warbler still in clearfell area west of cafe. (thanks D.Jenkins)

Stithians ReservoirBittern again at southern causeway showing on and off all day. (thanks S.Taylor)

Newlyn BN Grebe still in Sandy Cove and GN Divers still.

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