Sunday 2nd December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Today’s Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* at Drift Reservoir in field opposite side of the reservoir to the CWBPS Hide (see Rare and Scarce Bird Map)

St Buryan*CATTLE EGRET* still from B3283 in fields opposite Higher Trevorian Farm. (see Rare and Scarce Bird Map)

Sennen CovePom Skua (2), Great Skua (9) between 09.00 – 14.30hrs.

Pendeen WatchPom Skua, Balearic Sh’water and Bonxie (3) this morning.

Mounts Bay – No sign of ad. Pacific Diver today. Purple Sandpiper (4) off Jubilee Pool, Penzance.

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Purple Sandpiper, Penzance (photo:B.McGeough)

Falmouth Slav Grebe at Swanpool, east of beach near rocks at 14.45hrs.

Hayle EstuaryGW Teal (drk) still and Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2) today

NewquayGreat Skua, Manx Sh’water and RT Diver past Towan Head today, plus Goosander (2 fem) at Porth Reservoir

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