Saturday 29th December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

CATTLE EGRETS reported today from the following sites: Drift at Treganhoe Farm (15); between Porthleven and Breage (1), St Ives, west of Halsetown (6)

Cot Valley *HUMES’S WARBLER* still at top end of Valley near Daisy Cottage this morning

Hayle EstuaryGW TEAL still in main channel plus Avocet and Med Gull (ad, 3x 2w and 1w)

NewquayBlack-throated Diver (1) and Goosander still.

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Black-throated Diver (photo:A. Davey)

Marazion – Black-necked Grebe in Mounts Bay today

Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (24) at Jubilee Pool

PendeenGreat Skua (4) past between 08.45 – 10.00hrs

St Gothian Sands NRPurple Sandpiper on flashes at west end at 1425hrs

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