Thursday 20th December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

BudeRN Grebe north of Bude drifted North past Nothcott mouth at 12.10hrs.

Drift/SancreedCATTLE EGRET (8) by minor road in cattle field at Tregenhoe Farm this afternoon tho mobile.

BottallackCATTLE EGRET in cattle field at16.45hrs then flew into trees.

Hayle EstuaryGW Teal (drk) and Avocet still at high tide this afternoon from Lelant Saltings platform (thanks L.Williams) Plus DB Brent Goose (ad and 1w).

Siblyback ReservoirGREAT GREY SHRIKE still in fields on NE side between cafe and hide this morning.

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GG Shrike at Siblyback today (photo C.Buckland)

HelstonLT Duck (fem/1st w) at south end of Loe Pool this morning.

Wadebridge Water Pipit at walmsley Sanctuary this morning, plus GN Diver flew over reserve

FalmouthMed Gull (2) along Penryn River. Plus Med Gull (2) and RT Diver offshore at Swanpool and Little Auk off Castle Beach. (thanks A.Laurie)

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