Sunday 23rd December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

St IvesCATTLE EGRET (15+) again in field with cattle west of Halsetown on B3311 opposite riding school. Field slopes and some birds may be out of view from B3311 but can be seen from minor road signposted Balnoon.

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Cattle Egret, St Ives today (photo:M.Halliday)

Drift/SancreedCATTLE EGRET (13+) at Treganhoe Farm

Helston CATTLE EGRET (5) still between Breage and Sithney in field below Trelissick Farm at 09.00hrs.

ConstantineCATTLE EGRET (2) still at Higher Trewardreva in cattle field.

Siblyback ReservoirGREAT GREY SHRIKE still between cafe and hide briefly this morning.

Hayle EstuaryGW TEAL (drk) still in main channel plus DB Brent Goose (2), Avocet, Kingfisher, Peregrine, Knot (4), Curlew (244+), Grey Plover (4), Greenshank (1), Dunlin (60+)

MarazionSlav Grebe and GN Diver (4) in Mounts Bay.

Carbis BayGreat Northern Diver (5) this afternoon.

FalmouthMed Gull (2 ads) at Swanpool still today.

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