Thursday 10th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (13) still at in fields in area of Treganhoe Farm

Stithians Reservoir RING-BILLED GULL (1w) from Carminellis Causeway plus Med Gull (1w) but no sign of Bittern.

Hayle Estuary ICELAND GULL (ad) from Lelant Saltings this afternoon, plus Avocet

Carbis Bay*CATTLE EGRET* (6) at Trencrom Hill. From old coach road, follow minor road to Trencrom to view sheep fields on right at brow of hill. Four birds still present late afternoon (Cornwall Birding)

Lands EndICELAND GULL (juv) in fields at Trevilley Farm this afternoon

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in Sandy Cove, plus GN Diver.

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Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver at Newlyn (photos: Adrian Davey)

College Reservoir Shoveler (drk), Marsh Tit (3) (Thanks H.Cook)

Argal Reservoir Goosander (Drk) and Goldeneye (3) (Thanks H.Cook)

Torpoint Egyptian Goose and Red-breasted Merganser (3) at Millbrook Pool off Torpoint Road today.

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