Saturday 5th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Newquay*CATTLE EGRET* (7) still near Trennistick Farm in fields east of Crantock Plains Touring Park tho mobile

Drift *CATTLE EGRET* (3) still at Treganhoe Farm

Hayle EstuaryGREEN-WINGED TEAL still in main channel, plus Avocet and Med Gull (ad)

Stithians Reservoir -  Bittern at Stithians reservoir at 11.00 and 11.30 this morning. From road at southern end look into marsh area (left of main water), where 2 posts are in an area of water, and bird seen behind them, firstly to right (apparently trying and eventually succeeding in swallowing a frog), and later to the left. Showing very well in front of scrubby trees behind (thans Dr JK Lander)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe (3) in Harbour plus one in Sandy Cove. Plus GN Diver

No sign today or yesterday of Humes Warbler at Cot Valley.


Bird News courtesy of RBA unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you e-mail or phone all significant bird news direct to Rare Bird Alert 02070 382820. 

Leave a Reply