Sunday 23rd March 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Tehidy CP – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still in scrub at back of cafe.

Ladock – *CATTLE EGRET* (5+) in cattle fields 0.5 miles NE of Ladock along B3275 on footpath to Downgate, past Fentonladock Farm. (thanks S.Taylor)

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

PendeenROSE-COLOURED STARLING at Levant Mine in bushes by disused tin mine engine house.

NewlynICELAND GULL still in harbour this morning

SaltashYellow Wagtail (probable eastern race) again SW of  Trematon at Lower Trevollard Farm in sheep field west of Car Park. (Please do not enter fields at the farm)

St AustellSlavonian Grebe (2), GT Diver (3) and BT Diver (4) off Porthpean this morning.

HelstonLong-tailed Duck (fem) still at the Loe Pool in Carminow Creek (thans S.Taylor)

Trevose HeadCorn Bunting (12+) on road to coastguard cottages. Also Wheatear on headland. (thanks J.Batey)

Wadebridge Pintail (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary (thanks J.Batey)

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