Saturday 26th April 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Lands End – *BEE-EATER*(3) flew south over complex at 11.15hrs also WOODCHAT SHRIKE (fem) in bushes along cycle track near dump and Cuckoo.

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (7) in fields at Treganhoe Farm this morning

Penzance – *CATTLE EGRET* (14) this morning still east of Newmill in field south of track to Roscreege Farm.

ZennorMONTAGU’S HARRIER flew west past Wicca Pool this morning (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

HayleRING-BILLED GULL (1s) again this morning on estuary at high tide from Old Quay House car park. Also Wood Sandpiper reported this morning from causeway bridge.

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RB Gull at Hayle (Photo:M.Halliday)

Sancreed GOLDEN ORIOLE at Sancreed Beacon briefly at 15.15hrs before flying west to trees at Grumbla.

PorthgwarraTurtle Dove at Roskestal Farm this morning

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