Saturday 24th November 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

College Reservoir Med Gull (ad), Kingfisher (1), Marsh Tit (2) (thanks H.Cook)

The LizardWhooper Swan at Goonhilly Downs on Croft Pascoe Pool late morning

LamornaFirecrest (2) in cove this morning

Marazion – Possible PACIFIC DIVER again in Mounts Bay off Station Inn car park and BT and GN Divers. Plus Med Gull on Marazion Beach and Firecrest again on Marsh. No sign after 15.00hrs of Pacific Diver, but Bittern in flight again over marsh.

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (2) still at Tresvanneck Farm, SE of Drift along Chyenal Road at 11.30hrs.

Sancreed Hen Harrier (male) from Sancreed Beacon at 11.05hrs. *CATTLE EGRET* in field near Church at 09.50hrs.

Hayle EstuaryGreen-winged Teal (drk) still in main channel from causeway, plus Greenshank

St Gothian Sands NR Water Pipit reported again on pools on west side of reserve

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (12) below harbour wall this afternoon, plus Black Redstart.

Stithians ReservoirMed Gull (2w) from southern Causeway

St Buryan*CATTLE EGRET* still by B3283 in horse field opposite Higher Trevorian this morning

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