Thursday 25th December 2008 Cornwall Bird Reports

Christmas Day birding highlights in Cornwall include:

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** (juv) still on moors SW of St Ives, south of B3306. Also Short-eared Owl, Merlin and Hen Harrier. GN Diver (4) in St Ives Bay.

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head today.

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Helston Boating Lake this afternoon.

PenzanceSlav. Grebe and BN Grebe still in Sandy Cove. Purple Sandpiper (22) on rocks at Jubilee. Pool.

Hayle Estuary Goosander (fem) on estuary opposite Lelant Station (Thanks P.Jeggo)

LooeBlack Redstart at Millendreath beach (Thanks D.Spooner)

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