Sunday 30th December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

St Ives CATTLE EGRET (11) still west of Halsetown in cattle field opposite riding school on B3311

Drift/SancreedCATTLE EGRET (10) still at Treganhoe Farm this morning (thanks L.Proctor) then 16 birds in fields at Tresvennack Farm, SE of Drift crossroads at A30 this afternoon.

Stithians ReservoirGoosander (male and fem) on reservoir (thanks S.Taylor)

Newlyn Black-necked Grebe still in Sandy Cove (thanks L.Proctor)

Siblyback ReservoirGREAT GREY SHRIKE again in fields between Cafe and car park, tho elusive. Escaped Bar-headed Goose with Canada’s (thanks G.Arnold)

Cot Valley*HUME’S WARBLER* still at top end of valley in trees around DaisyCottage.

Canworthy WaterBarnacle Goose (3) with Canada Geese today

Hayle Estuary GW TEAL still, plus Med Gull (9) and Avocet.

Clapper MarshesRuff (1) and Green Sandpiper (2) reported today

ProbusBarn Owl along Probus Bypass today at 1600hrs (thanks S.Wilcock)

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