Sunday 10th February 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

The HUME’S LEAF WARBLERS were again reported from Cot Valley and Tehidy CP. The adult SPOONBILL was again at Whacker Quay on the River Lynher. CATTLE EGRETS were reported from Widegates, Looe (3); Stithians (1); Drift, Treganhoe Farm (14). The Little Gull and Water Pipit were still at Gwithian.

NewlynICELAND GULL (2w and 2x 1w) in Harbour this afternoon, also BN Grebe (1) and GN Diver (3) (Cornwall Birding et al) Also Whimbrel on St Clements Isle, Mousehole. (thanks H.Cook)

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Iceland Gull, Newlyn (photos:R.Menari)

Stithians ReservoirRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) showing well this morning on Golden Lion cutoff. Also Bittern on southern Cutoff. (Cornwall Birding et al)

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Ring-necked Duck, Stithians (Photo:M.Halliday)

SaltashYellow Wagtail ( of probable eastern race) again at Trevollard Farm, Trematon SX.386.584

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Probable eastern race Yellow Wagtail, Saltash (Photos:C.Buckland)

Truro Woodlark (6) in stubble field by church at St Clement.

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach

HelstonPochard (130) on Loe Pool. Chiffchaff (5) and possible YB Warbler at Sewage works. (thanks H.Cook et al)

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